Outpatient Addiction Treatment Counselor

Job Title: Outpatient Addiction Treatment Counselor
Posted: Aug 28, 2020
Location:
, IA
Type: Full-time

Job Description

At Community & Family Resources (CFR), our staff has the opportunity to provide support at many different levels with youth as well as adults.  Our teams at CFR consist of highly qualified and motivated staff that has a passion for working with people and specifically assisting those who have or have had a struggle with substance use and the disease of addiction.  Many of the people we serve have also struggled with poor decision making, legal issues, homelessness, mental health disorders, health issues, financial issues, and family issues leaving them with minimal support.  Our team at CFR works together to provide support and instill hope for the people we work with.  We provide education regarding alternatives that are available and the hope of achieving a healthy and happy lifestyle.
 
CFR is currently seeking an Outpatient Addiction Treatment Counselor with our Fort Dodge, Iowa office providing Night Intensive Outpatient Services.  The Outpatient Addiction Treatment Counselor provides chemical dependency rehabilitation services including evaluations, individual/family treatment, group treatment and support services. This position works 3 evenings a week until 8:30 pm.  This position will conduct individual evaluations, develop recommendations for clients, and assist clients in completing necessary assessment forms and documents. This position requires the ability to create and maintain reports in a timely fashion, be detail oriented, and have excellent written and verbal skills. The Outpatient Addiction Treatment Counselor position requires the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
 
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral sciences or a related field.  Candidates will be required to obtain their Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor Certification with in one year of hire.
 
CFR offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, IPERS, paid training, holidays, tuition assistance, and generous paid time off.  
 
Qualified candidates should send a resume with cover letter to:  AshleyT@cfrhelps.org, fax to (515)955-7652, or call (515)576-7261 ext. 1102, or download an application from our website at www.cfrhelps.org.
 
CFR is a nicotine free employer.
 

Skills & Experience

This person must be eloigible to be certified as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor or hold a temporary certification.  They must also have knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of substance abuse treatment, knowledge of the psychosocial aspects of substance abuse, knowledge of the principles of recording and report writing, and excellent communication skills.  Lived experience is preferred in this position.

Additional Information

Posted: Aug 28, 2020
Location:
, IA
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Type: Full-time
Compensation: $15 tp $16 an hour