Iron Recovery and Wellness—Alcohol and Drug Counselor Licensed —Trenton New Jersey
Iron Recovery and Wellness Center has been providing valuable Substance Use Disorder and Behavioral Health treatment services since 1987. Our Mission: To save lives from the devastation of addiction. IRWC offers various pathways to recovery from substance use disorder and Behavioral Health utilizing three distinct programs. Opioid Treatment Program provides medication assisted treatment with methadone being the most utilized mediation followed by buprenorphine (Suboxone). Utilization of medication is adjunct to psychotherapy provided to our clients by our clinical staff at various levels of care e.g. Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and General Outpatient (GOP). We are also licensed for Behavioral Health outpatient. All of our clients have access to psychiatric and medical services/consultation along with appropriate medication management.
Iron Recovery and Wellness is seeking an energetic, compassionate, and self-driven candidate to be a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. The hours for this position are Monday through Thursday 1pm to 9pm and Friday 9am to 5pm. The Alcohol and Drug Counselor main function is to provide substance abuse counseling services for assigned clients. Provides a wide range of case management services, performs assessment interviews, assesses special needs and/or services for clients. Uses ASAM placement criteria, establishes treatment plans with realistic goals, and refers to other treatment providers based on clients’ needs and prepares discharge summaries under the supervision of a qualified supervisor. Maintains confidential client file and other records and performs other case management duties as needed. Follows agency and program policies and participates in quality improvement activities.
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The Alcohol and Drug Counselor Intern shall be responsible for the clinical services and clinical documentation for assigned clients including the following
Assessing the counseling needs of the clients
Determining the appropriate level of care according to ASAM Patient Placement Criteria (PPC2-R)
Obtaining previous records that are relevant to the current treatment episode
Providing the substance abuse counseling services specified in the client treatment plan
Reviewing clients throughout the treatment episode according to the ASAM PPC2-R, to determine the need for continued services, transfer, or discharge/transfer
Reviewing and, where necessary, revising the client treatment plan to address ongoing problems
Developing a client discharge/transfer plan to ensure movement to the appropriate levels of care
Contact, case consultation if necessary, and coordination with referral sources, (for example, mental health treatment providers, criminal justice agencies, schools, employers, DYFS);
Participating as a member of a multidisciplinary team for assigned clients;
Documenting all counseling and education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals and follow-up in the client's clinical record, and providing appropriate signatures and dating of such entries, including those made in electronic records
Assist in the development of data collection and analysis of the quality improvement projects
Ensures all client records are maintained according to agency standards, policies and procedures
Ensure client’s file documentation and other reports are up to date.
Participates in the development of quality improvement activities designed to enhance agency and program services
Three years’ experience in the substance abuse treatment field.
Excellent communication skills and organizational skills
Excellent ability to work with clients with substance abuse, co-occurring and/or mental health disorders
Excellent writing skills and record keeping skills
Knowledge of addiction, substance abuse treatment services and counseling skills and theory
Maintain an active New Jersey Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification, (CADC), or License, (LCADC)
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Addiction, Social Work, Professional Counseling or Psychology
Today, Conexio Care serves as one of Delaware’s largest nonprofits, collaborating with government, community, corporate, and other philanthropic partners to maximize services for our state’s most vulnerable The Program Ambassador is a member of the clinical team who assists clients and guests in gaining access to safe, timely, and quality services.