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Outpatient Counselor (LCDC)

Job Details

Hiring Organization Alpha Home
Post Name Outpatient Counselor (LCDC)
Qualification Associate’s degree or higher based on respect to licensure status
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 25 To USD 30 Per Hour
Location San Antonio, TexasUnited States 78212

Job Description

Organizational Commitment: Provides substance abuse education and counseling services, both individual and group counseling and case management for clients in an integrated service delivery model. Supports and maintains Alpha Home’s policies, procedures, code of ethics, mission, vision, and core values of Spirituality, Compassion, Integrity, Respect, and Inclusivity.

FUNCTIONS/BEHAVIORS:

  • Provide individual and group counseling, and educational groups, as assigned to ensure the client experience is optimal
  • Provide case management based on client needs and coordinate with other agencies/individuals involved in client treatment; ensure treatment planning, discharge planning, and referrals are done in required time requirements
  • Maintain chart management and all clinical record keeping on a timely basis
  • Conduct urinalysis drug screenings as needed
  • Complete respective reports, which may include but are not limited to federal probation, federal pretrial, drug courts, county probation and/or parole departments, HHSC, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), and obtain additional consent in writing, as needed.
  • Work with the mindset of continual improvement for effectiveness and consistency for the team
  • Attend staffing and team building meetings as required
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with other team members and departments as necessary for the benefit and well-being of the clients
  • Demonstrate established customer service standards aligned with Alpha Home’s values
  • Address concerns as immediate as possible and report to the director or supervisor

Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • LCDC (Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor) is in good standing with Texas licensing board. 
  • Associate’s degree or higher based on respect to licensure status
  • Must be motivated to work with multi-cultural, dual diagnosis, and criminal justice clients
  • Possess the appropriate level of maturity, enabling one to make fair and constant decisions regarding clients.
  • Acquire working knowledge about trauma and its effects on clients and is willing to participate in training (such as Seeking Safety) to become self-aware and aware of offering trauma-informed services
  • Have a working knowledge of the 12-step recovery program
  • Possess or be willing to acquire CPR and First Aid Certification within the first 60 days of hire
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Former clients of Alpha Home are not eligible for employment for a minimum of 2 years following discharge
  • Must be willing to submit to a criminal background check, employment background check, driver’s license clearance (if applicable to position), and urinalysis drug screen
  • Perform other duties, as assigned, by Clinical Director
  • May include some evenings for groups

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