Substance Abuse Counselor in Cartersville, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/7/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Seeking any of the following credentials: CADCI, CADCII, LMSW, LCSW, GCADCi, GCADCII

Shift/Schedule: Shift hours are early mornings from 4:45am - 1:15pm, 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
  • Employer paid clinical supervision for candidates seeking CIT, CADCI, and CADCII
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Our Team:

Cartersville Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Cartersville, Georgia, 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:

  • 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:

  • Bachelor's degree in social or health services field, with 2+ years exp in counseling field; or bachelor's degree in other field with 4+ years in the counseling field; master's degree in social or health services field, with 1 year professional work exp; degree must be from an accredited college or university.


  • Considering any of the following - CADCI, CADCII, LMSW, LCSW, GCADCi, GCADCII