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Substance Abuse Counselor

Company: Recovery Centers of America
Location: Mays Landing
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

"The best part about being a Substance Abuse Counselor at RCA is that I get to be part of a new solution for patients who have only known hopelessness and despair." - Meg F., Substance Abuse Counselor

RCA's Passion

In 2013, Recovery Centers of America (RCA) announced a goal: Save one million lives from the disease of addiction. We're working fast and hard to fulfill that promise, with over 15 facilities that offer evidence-based inpatient, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

We know one size doesn't fit all when it comes to addiction treatment; that's why we tailor our treatment for each patient and offer specialized programs for patients with trauma and multiple recurrences, as well as programs for older adults, first responders, and more.

We believe in the power of local treatment, because families are a huge part of the treatment and recovery process at RCA. Our family program rebuilds, restores, or strengthens family relationships. As a Substance Abuse Counselor, you'll help facilitate family therapy sessions, as well as individual and group sessions.

Our curriculum, resources, and evidence-based care were created to help patients not just achieve recovery, but maintain it for life. All of our services and treatment are delivered by clinical expertise - that's where you come in.

If you're looking for a fulfilling, life-changing job, Recovery Centers of America is the right place for you. And you're the right candidate for us!

As a Substance Abuse Counselor, you'll be a part of our inspiring mission of helping millions of people jumpstart their recovery. Your clinical and social work expertise will aid in patient recovery, as you support and implement evidence-based techniques while making a difference in the lives of patients, their families, and communities. Our Substance Abuse Counselors pave the way in various therapy settings, teach patients to overcome the past, and provide the skills and strategies needed to overcome addiction.

Specific Responsibilities:
Inspire and motivate clients to help them develop tools to work toward recovery using evidence-based and person-centered practices.
Evaluate clients' mental and physical health, addiction, or problem behavior and assess their readiness for treatment
Assist clients to develop treatment goals and plans; help identify behaviors or situations that interfere with their recovery
Review and recommend treatment options with clients and their families
Help clients develop skills and behaviors necessary to recover from their addiction or modify their behavior
Perform individual and group therapy
Preferred Licenses:
CADC, LCADC, LAC, LPC, LSW, LCSW, or LMFT

Education and Experience:
Master's degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling required. Preferred licensure as a CADC, LCADC, LAC, LPC, LSW, LCSW or LMFT in the State of New Jersey
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload
Understanding of diverse cultures and gender-specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization

Keywords: Recovery Centers of America, Camden , Substance Abuse Counselor, Other , Mays Landing, New Jersey

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