• Therapist, Substance Abuse

    Job Locations US-AL-Foley
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    AltaPointe Site
    Adult & Child Outpatient Services - Foley
    Master Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30am-8:45pm; Tuesday 11:15am-7:00pm
  • Overview

    Adult Outpatient Program is an outpatient substance abuse program designed for consumers who have a substance abuse diagnosis. Services include but are not limited to supportive therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, systematic therapy, behavior modification, skills training, and relapse prevention.


    • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer
    • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSMV substance abuse and mental health diagnosis
    • Formulates appropriate treatment plan along with consumer
    • Provides individual, group, and family therapy, utilizing basic therapeutic models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan
    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation
    • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
    • Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning
    • Adheres to professional code of ethics
    • Effectively demonstrates the application of substance abuse specific competencies
    • Provides HIV/AIDS education, counseling, and testing when necessary 


    Master’s degree in a mental health discipline with two years of substance abuse experience plus NAADAC, AADAA, or IC&RC certification or become LGSW, LPC or LCSW required within two years of employment.


    Knowledge of opioid substitution therapy and its expected clinical effect (prevent withdrawal symptoms, reduce or eliminate craving and block the effect of any other illicit or self-administered opioids


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