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 Substance Treatment Counselor - Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States

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Posted by: Klamath Tribal Health & Family S 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Social Work/Public Health
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: oqJveyDJD0n0gA65QeUo8qZ14UbFue / Latpro-3782323 
Date posted: Mar-31-2021
State, Zip: Oregon, 97603


The Substance Treatment Counselor shall develop and maintain an outpatient substance treatment program for individuals who are affected directly or indirectly by substance use within the entire eligible Indian community (Klamath County). The Substance Treatment Counselor shall provide substance counseling services through treatment modalities such as crisis intervention, individual or group counseling and home visits to educate, prevent or improve psycho-social problems, particularly pertaining to substance use. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Obtain personal information and medical history through consultation with clients, family members, referents and other professionals as appropriate to gain a clear picture of the clients status and extent of treatment needs. 2. Determine through the screening and assessment process if the clients needs match program target population. Coordinate with other agencies to expedite treatment for clients based on the assessed level of care and treatment needs. 3. Develop client centered treatment plans based on strengths and needs identified within the psychosocial assessment. Monitor and modify treatment plans with the client to promote progress through the stages of change. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES ? Strong clinical skills o Have training and knowledge and/or experience demonstrating competence in the treatment of addictive disease including client evaluation, counseling theory and therapeutic techniques. Position Description: Substance Treatment Counselor Page 4 of 7 Revised: 04-22-20 o Knowledge of chemical dependency and treatment methods with a strong understanding of the recovery model, motivational interviewing, stages of change, cognitive behavioral therapy and strengths-based case management philosophies and strategies o Demonstrates basic knowledge and skills in the following techniques: ? Basic Counseling Skills ? Group Counseling Skills ? Alcohol & Drugs of Abuse Pharmacology ? HIV/AIDS Risk Assessment & Risk Reduction ? Counseling Ethics ? Counseling Diverse Populations ? ASAM, or Assessment, or Client Record Management ? Coexisting Disorders, or Multiple Diagnosis, or Dual Diagnosis, etc. ? Knowledge & process of being a mandatory reporter for suspected child, elderly, and/or disabled abuse $41,763 - $59,795 Benefits Regular Full -Time
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