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Substance Use Counselor III (LCPC, LCSW) - Springfield, IL

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

Outpatient (LCPC or LCSW) Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:

  • Completing comprehensive assessments and treatment plans and providing substance abuse and/or mental health counseling services to clients
  • Developing and implementing complex treatment and discharge plans for clients with dual diagnoses, social or mental health issues
  • Documenting treatment and discharge plans, clients’ progress and responses to treatment and maintaining related records and charts
  • Serving as a professional resource to the treatment staff in resolving complex case problems and may provide clinical supervision as needed
  • May develop and facilitate training for treatment staff
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Other Information/Requirements: 
  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work or a related field required
  • Current professional clinical license (LCPC or LCSW) in state of hire required
  • Minimum 4 years of clinical experience in the treatment of substance abuse and dual-diagnoses
  • Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required
  • Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information and provide counseling.
  • Ability to record and proofread information on forms and charts.
  • Ability to respond to telephones and pages, and hear speech.
  • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a regular basis.

    As a Healthcare organization, Gateway is in compliance with the State of Illinois COVID-19 executive order requiring that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.  An exemption process is available to individuals that cannot get vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons.

  • Contact Information
    Organization Name: 
    Gateway Foundation
    City: 
    Chicago
    State List: 
    Illinois
    Zip/Postal Code: 
    60604