Our Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Addiction Counselor will provide educational, counseling to participants having alcohol and/or addiction problems resulting in D-U-I Convictions. Ensure that all services rendered are in compliance with state Licensing Requirements. Maintain confidentiality in keeping with ethical standard and Privacy Act; proactively participates in continuing education to enhance professional growth.
- Education as required to obtain licensing
- Two years’ experience in AOD counseling principles and techniques as they apply to treatment of offenders;
- Knowledge of other community service agencies utilized in providing services to offenders.
- Knowledgeable within Principles, Methods, and Techniques of Individual and Group Counseling. 12 Core Functions. Title Nine Standards.
- Must Be AOD Certified (CCAPP) or (CADPT)
- Current CPR/BCLS certification
- Facilitate educational classes with assigned participants using commonly accepted curriculums of the counseling profession, documenting attendance, non-attendance and inappropriate behavior for the purpose of maintaining Title 9 behavioral requirements.
- Conducts process and educational group sessions with assigned participants using commonly accepted curriculums of the AOD counseling profession.
- Conducts individual, Bi weekly Face to Face interviews with participants to gage or inquire of the requirements or requests for any ancillary service needs, which would be deemed beneficial to the participant.
- Assures timely and adequate records and treatment plans on all clients served.
- Completes treatment plans, and ongoing accepted techniques of the counseling profession and DSM IV. Client Treatment Plans and progress notes are individualized 100% of the time.
- The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.