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Substance Abuse Counselor -Union and Essex Counties

Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Work for a company that cares about you! Salary Range: $51,000-$56,500Sign on Bonus: $5,000Work hours Full time 37.5 hours ProfessionalWho we are: Bridgeway values and promotes quality clinical and administrative practices to foster the best outcomes for persons who come to us for behavioral healthcare. We offer a work environment that supports teamwork, creativity, innovation, professional growth and dedication to the work. At Bridgeway, we never stop growing and innovating our vision of behavioral healthcare for the future.Why you should apply: As a Substance Abuse Counselor you will join an evidence-based program and a dynamic team for the opportunity to learn and refine your clinical and engagement skills and accomplish your dream of helping people to make progress on their unique recovery journeys. The work is sometimes challenging and always rewarding by engaging with persons we serve and co-workers as we all learn, grow, and thrive. POSITION OVERVIEW: As a Substance Abuse Counselor, referred to as a co-occurring specialist at Bridgeway, working for Bridgeway's PACT program, you will serve people with co-occurring disorders in the community as part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, all working together to help adults with mental illness learn the tools to become and remain stable and healthy. PACT: Program of Assertive Community TreatmentRoles and Responsibilities of the Substance Abuse CounselorProvide stage-wise substance use treatment focusing on identification of substance use effects and patterns, integrating evidence-based Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) model which includes use of Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Interventions, and teaching strategiesConduct relapse prevention planning as well as assistance with attending recovery or self-help meetingsMake appropriate referrals/linkages to addiction services beyond the scope of PACTProvide technical assistance and education to members of the team in substance use and co-occurring disorders. Develops substance use and co-occurring disorders materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in behavioral health fieldCADC/LCADC required in accordance with the Alcohol and Drug Licensing and Certification Act, N.J.S.A. 45:2D-a et seq.Benefits:Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b, basic life and AD&D, flexible spending accounts, EAPEligible for medical benefits after 30 days of employment Flexible work schedules, clinical training series, leadership development program10 paid holidays (an 11th after 2 years of employment), generous vacation and sick time PI208253756

Keywords: BRIDGEWAY REHABILITATION SERVICES iNC, Elizabeth , Substance Abuse Counselor -Union and Essex Counties, Other , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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