United States Contract, Part Time 2 months ago

Therapeutics is an innovative opioid recovery treatment facility with the vision of enabling clients to live happy, stable lives and return to being productive members of their communities. Our commitment is to help clients achieve recovery through the use of medical, psychosocial and support services. Therapeutics is certified by state, federal and national regulatory bodies and only employs licensed, credentialed professionals.

Moreover, we insist that clients are treated with respect and flexibility. We are looking for team members that appreciate an outstanding work environment and are fulfilled by being a part of the solution to a national epidemic.

As we continue to grow, our plan is to attract counseling resources from domains outside of the substance abuse area. This enables us to effectively address co-occurring client issues. This position is a leadership coaching position to provide guidance to counselors that are new to substance abuse counseling. In this role, you will serve as an expert resource and provide advice and support to less experienced counselors providing psychosocial services for clients in Medication Assisted Treatment.

Individuals to be supported are in one of four locations – Pontiac, Ann Arbor, Walled Lake, and Monroe Michigan. While the position is remote, in person engagement is possible at one of the four client locations.

This position is expected to provide between 9 and 12 hours per month of coaching to a pair of therapists. Specific times should be negotiated with each counselor.

Responsibilities and Duties

The specific duties and responsibilities of this position are as follows:

(A) Provide coaching for the counseling team related to the implementation of counseling services for individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorder.

(B) Advise counselors on evidenced-based practices, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, or Contingency Management.

(C) Provide insight for counselors that are engaged with clients on an as needed basis.

(D) Advise counselors in the identification of resources to address co-occurring issues.

(E) As required, review case notes to evaluate the efficacy of treatment and the effectiveness of services rendered.

(F) Assist staff in developing strength-based, stage-wise treatment matched person-centered plans designed to address identified individual needs.

(G) Provide knowledge and support on the principles of trauma-informed care.

(H) Provide feedback on the performance and progress of counselors to the Program Manager

(I) Advise counselors regarding professional and ethical standards and legal responsibilities of the counseling profession.

(J) At the counselors’ request, review work samples in the form of audio or video session samples.

(K) Advise counselors regarding the integration of families in the treatment process.

(L) Perform other duties as required by state regulatory rules.

(M) Serve as a subject matter expert regarding one or more evidenced-based practices for the counseling team.

(N) Recommend conferences, seminars, and training opportunities for counselors.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $35.00 – $45.00 per hour

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

Experience:

  • Behavioral health: 5 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • LMSW or LPC License (Required)

Work Location: Remote

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