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Co-Occurring Counselor/Therapist

Company: Arrowleaf
Location: Cairo
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

We are building our Substance Use Prevention & Recovery (SUPR) Program and have two full-time openings for Co-Occurring Counselors/Therapists in our SUPR and Outpatient Mental Health programs: Job Title: Counselor (Bachelor's level) or Therapist (Master's level) Home Office: Anna IL or Cairo, IL (Must live within 90 minutes of these locations) Program(s): Behavioral Health - Outpatient Mental Health Programming helps individuals build life skills and well-being through behavioral health counseling, psychiatric care, and other care coordination and support services. SUPR provides those impacted by substance misuse and their families with intervention, recovery support, and treatment services that focus on the unique needs of the individual and the community. Immediate Supervisor: SUPR Program Manager Hours of Work: Full-time, 40 hours/week Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field; Master's Degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Qualifies as a Mental Health Professional (MHP); qualifies as Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) is preferred. Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) eligible and must become certified within two (2) years of employment. Skills & Knowledge: Knowledge of co-occurring mental health and substance use diagnoses and interventions, family systems theory, counseling theory, stages of human development, expectations of professional ethics, assessment tools and testing, case management processes, community resources and referral options, crisis intervention process/conflict resolution, drug and chemical dependencies, addiction process and theories of substance use and recovery, excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent computer skills. Special Requirements: Travel to other sites; maintains a valid driver's license and vehicle liability insurance; maintain First Aid & CPR certification; at least 21 years of age; must complete required registry clearances and criminal fingerprint background checks; participates in after-hours and day call crisis rotation; maintains CADC licensure once eligible. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Interviews and evaluates consumers, establishes diagnoses. Develops treatment plan collaboratively with consumers by defining goals, specific outcomes and time-frames for treatment. Monitors consumer's behavior.
  • Provides counseling and clinical services to consumers experiencing problems due to their own or another's substance use.
  • Intervenes therapeutically to change attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of consumers to address concerns related to mental health diagnosis and to improve individual and family level of functioning.
  • Provides crisis intervention to stabilize consumer's condition by utilizing short-term crisis intervention techniques and/or referral to other support services.
  • Carries a caseload as assigned by the Substance Use Programs Coordinator.
  • Completes required monthly direct service hours to consumers as defined on yearly Direct Service Requirement sheet.
  • Plans, develops, and facilitates group programs to be used with consumers.
  • Provides and arranges transportation services to consumers which they translate to their natural environment
  • Effectively teaches life-management skills to consumer which they translate to their natural environment. Salary range: $41,308 - $50,498 annually You will enjoy:
    • A flexible schedule
    • A culture of collaboration
    • Professional & upward mobility opportunities
    • A family-oriented atmosphere
    • Health wellbeing stipend ($200 per fiscal year)
    • 100% employer-paid health insurance (health, dental, vision) available after 1st day of the month after 60 calendar days of employment
    • $50,000 life insurance policy
    • Travel reimbursement
    • Up to 368 hours of paid time off just within your first year of employment! Includes 13 paid holidays, 3 personal days, 12 sick days, 40 hours bereavement leave, 12 days vacation (6 month probation period), and 8 hours volunteer paid time off per year.
    • Additional opportunities for compensation are available above starting salary! Arrowleaf is the human services organization in Southern Illinois best positioned to support individuals of all ages so that they can contribute to vibrant and more robust communities. That's because only Arrowleaf: Innovates our service offerings to best support the communities' needs; Leads community collaboration to better support the success of each individual we work with; and contributes to community prosperity and tracks economic development. Mission: Arrowleaf's mission is to help all Southern Illinoisans reach their full potential. We provide resources and opportunities that support individuals of all ages so they can thrive, make our communities more vibrant, and build economic prosperity that benefits everyone. Vision: We envision a Southern Illinois where all individuals are contributing to a community that is safe and vibrant for everyone. Visit our website: to learn more about Arrowleaf Selection of employees for Arrowleaf shall be performed in such a manner as to ensure equal consideration of all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, marital status, protected veteran status or national origin.


Keywords: Arrowleaf, Clarksville , Co-Occurring Counselor/Therapist, Healthcare , Cairo, Tennessee

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