Substance Abuse Counselor in Muncie, IN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/17/2023

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Job Description



Who We Are:

Muncie Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Muncie, IN, is part of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the addiction and opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.

⭐️Our Benefits⭐️

  • STAR LRP Loan Forgiveness Eligible
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Employer paid clinical supervision for candidates seeking CADAC Certification
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Shift hours are early mornings Monday - Friday, 6 AM - 2:30 PM and occasional morning weekend hours, allowing you to enjoy a great work/life balance.


Your Responsibilities as a Substance Abuse Counselor:

  • Conduct individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • Conduct group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
  • Prepare an individual treatment plans for each assigned patient;
  • Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
  • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
  • Provide crisis intervention to patients, as needed;
  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;
  • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
  • May provide case management duties for patients, insuring individualized quality care;
  • Evaluate patient’ needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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
  • Master's degree in social or health services field, with 1 year professional work exp;
  • Degree must be from an accredited college or university.


  • Addiction Consultant in Training Level II (ACIT II) and Medication Assisted Treatment Specialist (MATS) and/or Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Consultant II (CADAC II) preferred