Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Assesses clients referred for substance abuse and mental health
evaluations and makes appropriate treatment recommendations
Performs case management functions such as maintaining case
records and coordinating additional services as necessary.
Acts as a group leader/facilitator during group counseling
Provides individual counseling to program clients.
Provides family counseling to program clients.
Provides supervision and coordination of the work of other staff
members as delegated by the Clinical Supervisor/Program
Acts as a resource for other staff members with regard to
appropriate treatment modalities, methods, and techniques to be
utilized with program clients.
As directed, represents the Agency in matters of petition for
involuntary treatment and consults with other professionals
regarding addictions and mental health treatment and
It is understood that the employee will also perform other
reasonable and related duties as requested by the immediate
supervisor or administrative personnel.
Minimum Training and Experience
Requires a Master's Degree in field related to Human Services,
which include but not limited to: Social Work; Clinical Psychology;
Counseling; Rehabilitative Counseling; Counseling Education;
Education; Criminal Justice; or Ministry from an accredited college
or university and at least one (1) year full-time experience in a
mental health and/or addictions treatment setting or, a Bachelor's
Degree in field related to Human Services, which include but not
limited to: Social Work; Clinical Psychology; Counseling;
Rehabilitative Counseling; Counseling Education; Education;
Criminal Justice; or Ministry and certification as an Addictions
Professional (CAP) by the Certification Board for Addiction
Professionals of Florida. Individuals with a Bachelor's Degree in
field related to Human Services and at least five (5) years of
full-time experience in an addictions and/or mental health
treatment setting may be considered for this position.
Requires extensive knowledge of all aspects of addictions and/or
mental health treatment and rehabilitation including familiarity
with various models of treatment, understanding of various
therapeutic techniques and approaches, and the ability to identify
and utilize the most effective form of treatment with each client.
Requires a strong knowledge base regarding the causes, symptoms,
and progression of substance abuse and/or mental health