$50k - $100k Per Year

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11 days ago


Fort Lauderdale, FL


Job Purpose:Supports clients by providing drug, alcohol, or other substance dependency counseling; educating families.Duties: * Determines patient status and problems by interviewing clients; obtaining personal information and medical history; consulting with other professionals. * Assesses client willingness to change by utilizing individual and group counseling sessions. * Designs treatment and rehabilitation programs by utilizing knowledge of alcohol and drug dependency, counseling, and treatment methods; tailoring approach to patient needs. * Modifies treatment and rehabilitation programs by maintaining case history and progress notes; consulting with other professionals; observing clients. * Educates family members by counseling them on the most appropriate and helpful roles they can fulfill in the recovery process. * Restores patients to productive roles by educating them about available community-based organizations, and social and employment services. * Protects mental health center's value by keeping client information confidential. * Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. * Serves and protects the mental health centercommunity by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards. * Enhances substance abuse and mental health center reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Skills/Qualifications:Psychosocial Therapy, Bedside Manner, Persistence, Substance Abuse Counseling, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Resolving Conflict, People Skills, Emotional Control, Professionalism, Flexibility, Spanish