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Outpatient Co-Occurring Disorder Counselor

Company: Evergreen Recovery Centers
Location: Lynnwood
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPRIMARY FUNCTION: Provides comprehensive integrated chemical dependency and mental health treatment services for persons with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders.CLASSIFICATION: Hourly, non-exempt; may include some evening hoursPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESProvides integrated mental health and chemical dependency treatment for individuals with chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health disorders. Provide individual counseling and case management for a caseload of individuals with co-occurring addiction and mental disorders, including determining an appropriate treatment approach for persons with medications that are not conducive to abstinence-based groups.Complete behavioral health assessments, applying knowledge of mental disorders and treatment needs for persons with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Some assessments will require legal reports to the court.Conduct educational classes and treatment groups, which may include groups specifically for persons with co-occurring mental health and chemical dependency disorders, as assigned.Develop, review monthly, and amend patients' individualized service plans, addressing ancillary needs and/or co-occurring mental health disorders.Provide appropriate family counseling as outlined in individual service plan.Record patient notes on the day of contact, and ensure files are maintained in accordance organization's policies and procedures and specific contract requirements. Notes should be sufficiently comprehensive that another counselor could pick up the file and know next steps with the patient.Ensure timely, complete communication and treatment progress reports to courts, referents and resource agencies, as appropriate.During a patient's course of care, maintain ongoing collaboration with CPS, DCFS, courts and agencies as well as conduct ongoing discharge planning.Provide records of time engaged in counseling activities, case management, drug court staff meetings, and other billable activities, as directed.Follow patient confidentiality as outlined in organizational policy, 42 CFR, 45 CFR, and relevant State laws.Identify psychiatric, medical or other services and facilitate patient referral, as appropriate.Work effectively with all outpatient treatment team members in planning and developing instructional strategies and programs appropriate to the total needs of the patients.Take on a share of additional groups for fellow counselors during absences.Attend staff meetings and provide clinical input, attend in-house trainings by consulting psychiatrist, and complete all mandatory staff trainings as scheduled.Mental health counselor associates must attend weekly COD supervision meetings in accordance with organizational and state licensure requirements.Participate in research, and organizational activities as assigned.Other duties as assigned.ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIESHave working knowledge of alcoholism and other drug addiction, withdrawal, and treatment resources for recovery, including 12-step programs.Demonstrate an ability to integrate mental health therapy into a primary chemical dependency treatment plan for persons with co-occurring mild and moderate mental disorders.Demonstrated ability to exercise considerable independent clinical judgment and initiative in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and practices and within the licensing laws and regulations governing counseling and CDPs.Maintain current, accurate, complete, and well-written patient records, treatment plans, and assessments.Maintain professional boundaries and set a positive example of behaviors for patients.Work cooperatively with patients, coworkers, and external agencies.Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with appropriate State and Federal laws and organizational policies and procedures.Ability to work with diverse ethnic populations and a variety of people with different problems.Effective written and verbal communications.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMaster's degree in counseling psychology, social work, addiction counseling or comparable discipline.Current certification as a Washington State Chemical Dependency Professional or Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee. (Note: CDPTs will be classified by Evergreen as a "COD Counselor Trainee".)Current license in a Washington State Mental Health Counselor discipline. Counselor Associates will be expected to show progress toward full certification and mental health counselor licensure and will be responsible for maintaining personal record of hours in competencies for approval of designated supervisor. Counselors who fail to maintain both licenses will be reassigned to a position commensurate to the license they continue to hold.Must comply with smoke-free workplace requirements; non-smoker preferred.Company DescriptionEvergreen Recovery Centers, established in 1973 as Evergreen Manor, is a growing, progressive nonprofit in Western Washington that employs 170 staff and serves over 7,000 individuals a year. It is a NIDA research organization, a popular training site and is internationally accredited by CARF. With recovery services between Mount Vernon and Tacoma, it is the largest provider of addiction treatment in Northwest Washington with a focus on customer service and high quality treatment.

Keywords: Evergreen Recovery Centers, Seattle, Outpatient Co-Occurring Disorder Counselor, Other, Lynnwood, Washington

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