Function with considerable autonomy in providing professional evidence-based pain and addiction-focused treatment services to clients and their families.
1. After the clinical diagnosis of substance abuse and/or pain, these professionals will decide on the appropriate treatment plan which includes social rehabilitation, counseling and outreach. a. Provides appropriate therapy with empathy and concern for the client, as assessed by supervisory staff. b. Involves client and/or family in developing achievable and understandable psychosocial treatment goals/plans in accordance with accepted professional standards, as assessed by supervisory staff. c. Spends appropriate percentage of time in direct service, as determined by Institute Directors and/or unit program description. d. Advocates for appropriate resources for clients and families based on assessed needs to accordance with professionally accepted standards, as measured by supervisory interactions and record review. e. Responds with sensitivity to cultural and social-economic issues of clients, as assessed by supervisory staff. f. Manages termination issues in an effective and timely manner, as assessed by supervisory staff. g. Manages caseload demands effectively while considering both quality of care and department needs, as assessed by supervisory staff.
2. Maintains appropriate client records in a timely manner as mandated by Institute policy. a. Completes report of initial assessment and treatment plan within 14 days after last assessment appointment, as indicated by review of records. b. Completes termination/discharge summary within 14 days of termination of services, as indicated by review of records.
3. Other related activities a. Provides therapy through grant-funded programs as requested. b. Administers standardized measures as per assessment protocols. c. Adheres to grant-funded treatment protocols and completes all required records and reports. d. Maintains client contact expectations e. Participates in training activities
4. Outreach services a. Provides evidence-based pain and addiction-focused therapy. b. Provides expert consultation to staff and faculty. c. Maintains client contact expectations.
5. Performs other related duties as required.
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Master’s Degree in Counseling and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) required. Experience in the field of substance use preferred.
This is a part-time position 16 hours per week
$45 per hour
Internal Number: 493608
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