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Substance Abuse Counselor II - Springfield, IL

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At Gateway Foundation, our Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers valuable experience with a variety of treatment methods as well as an opportunity to collaborate with skilled experts about a diverse clientele.

We are very excited to officially open our Men's Program at our Springfield, Illinois Facility and is looking for dynamic people to join our team.

Residential (CADC, LPC or LSW) Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:

• Completing comprehensive assessments of clients’ substance abuse history and treatment requirements and preparing individualized, developmentally appropriate treatment plans
• Providing individual and group counseling and educational programs in accordance with treatment plans
• Documenting treatment and discharge plans and clients’ progress and responses to treatment, as well as maintaining related records and charts
• Performing case management and contributing to client care monitoring
• Caseload typically includes some complex cases requiring more intensive services
• Other duties as assigned

Other Information/Requirements: 

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours of documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice required
• Current certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in state of hire required
• Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required
• Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required
• Ability to work needed schedule

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females and individuals with a disability and protected veterans.

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Gateway Foundation
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