Counselor I – Residential job vacancy in Set Free Alaska – Jobs in Homer, AK 99603

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Company Name :
Set Free Alaska
Company Location :
Homer, AK 99603
Job Position :
Counselor I – Residential
Job Category :
Jobs in Homer, AK 99603

Job Description :
***$1000 Signing Bonus + Great Benefits***

Job summary:
The Counselor I will deliver direct outpatient substance abuse counseling to adult clients.


The ability to acquire Chemical Dependency Counselor II or QAP equivalent certification within 3 years of date of hire
Ability to pass a drug screening and State of Alaska background check


Bachelor’s degree in human services or closely related field
Experience in substance abuse or mental health field including:

Delivering direct therapeutic services (group and individual)
Crisis intervention skills
Treatment planning and treatment team participation
Case management

Skills required:

Ability to:

Build rapport with clients and staff
Utilize tools such as DSM 5 and ASAM with clients
Establish and maintain clear therapeutic boundaries
Work as a team member including accepting and providing supervision

Great written and verbal communication skills
Punctuality reporting to work and in delivery of direct services
Basic computer skills including internet navigation and fluid use of electronic communication tools

Job responsibilities:

Welcome new clients by orienting the client to the agency rules and program expectations. All matters of confidentiality and client rights will be emphasized with the client
Facilitate treatment groups using Set Free Alaska approved treatment curricula
Develop written treatment plan using the client’s strengths and individualized treatment needs, meeting the standards authorized by the overseeing state agency. Aid the client to participate in the development of this treatment plan and conduct treatment plan reviews as needed through the duration of treatment
Prepare and conduct individual counseling sessions, structuring the sessions according to the needs, goals and individual strengths and limitations of each client
Attend weekly clinical treatment team meetings
Provide intervention services telephonically or in person during scheduled work hours
Recommend appropriate discharge for each client. Decisions will be based on progress/ lack of progress and treatment needs. Appropriate referral for continued care or maintenance will be made at each discharge

Provide case management and work cooperatively with collateral services. Counselor I will refer clients to appropriate services as needed. Create and manage resources for possible needs of clients
Complete documentation in a timely manner, for each therapeutic intervention and treatment plan review. All documentation is to comply with overseeing state or federal guidelines. Additional reports and request may be made from the management
Participate in the development and evaluation of the program curricula and follow the guidelines set forth in the SFA policies and procedures to receive approval of curriculum changes
Provide supervision for a trainee or intern in a manner that allows for learning of skills with increasing responsibilities if needed


Counselor I will receive direct supervision from the Program Manager



Short Term Disability

Simple IRA with 3% match
Paid Time Off
Continuing Education Stipend

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