Substance Abuse Counselor in Evansville, IN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/16/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Shift/Schedule: Full Time, Shift hours are early mornings from 6:00am-2:30pm, allowing you to enjoy a great work/life balance.

⭐️Our Benefits⭐️

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Sign On Bonus Available
  • Employer paid clinical supervision for candidates seeking LSW/LCSW
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Our Team:

Evansville Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Evansville, Indiana, is part of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. Our counseling team provides compassionate, high-quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder.

Substance Abuse Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Transition Program Counselor
  • Provide high quality, compassionate guidance in both individual and group counseling sessions.
  • Plan, oversee, facilitate and document patient's recovery.
  • Co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions as needed.
  • Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment, and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner.
  • Prepare individual treatment plans for each assigned patient.
  • Initial assessments as well as follow up assessments.
  • Evaluate patient needs and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed.
  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients.
  • Provide crisis intervention to patients, as needed.
  • Provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care as needed.
  • Act as a liaison between referral sources and patients, as needed.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Substance Abuse Counselor:

  • HS graduate or equivalent required; prefer bachelor's degree in social or health services field from an accredited college or university
  • Previous experience in counseling field instruction/internship or similar practicum through education or certification process preferred