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Counselor (Austin, TX)

Company: Phoenix House Of Texas
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Phoenix House Texas has provided addiction treatment and prevention services in Texas since 1995. Each year, we help adolescents overcome drug and alcohol addiction and find recovery in order to lead productive drug-free lives. Our motto: To empower people to not simply live a life in recovery but to experience their personal strengths to fuel a better, healthier, more purposeful life.Perks:Benefits (medical, dental, vision, 403(b), PTO, tuition reimbursement, clinical license reimbursement, etc.)Great culture and leadership team POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor or IOP Program Manager, the Counselor is responsible for clinical and case management services for all patients and their families. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Performs primary counselor duties to clients and their families including but are not limited to development of treatment plans; crisis intervention; group, individual, family and didactic sessions; coordination of treatment services with probation, school, and other referral sourcesPerforms discharge coordination and planning with necessary referrals and documentation. Promotes and utilizes a strengths-based treatment model for substance abuse treatment.Maintains accurate and timely documentation utilizing an electronic medical record in accordance with the expectations and standards of Phoenix House policy and procedures, state licensing requirements, and funding/contract requirements. Responsible for all other documentation related to the treatment and progress of clients in the program. Attends and participates in clinical meetings, weekly supervision with supervisor, staff meetings, and other treatment team meetings in accordance with program needs. Adheres to ethical and conduct standards as established by professional licensure and Phoenix House policies.Provide case management and maintains communication with the treatment team, families, and referral sources. Provide crisis intervention and risk assessment as needed.May perform assessments, screenings, and intakes, with patients as required.May perform utilization review as needed Multi-lingual counselors may be asked to conduct services in multiple languages to meet the needs of the clients and familiesAttends all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and state licensing requirements, completes all training on time Attends and participates in program and all staff meetingsAdheres to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as a role model for others EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CREDENTIALS Master's degree in social work or counseling/education is preferred with LPC-Intern, LMSW, LMFT-ALPC, LCSW, or LMFT highly preferredOne or more years' relevant experience with counseling preferred.Must maintain a valid Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Demonstrated commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE For- Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-ThinkingProficiency in MS Office systemsAbility to utilize an electronic healthcare recordEstablish and maintain effective working relationships with othersCommunicate effectively with others both orally and in writingAbility to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environmentAbility to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patientsAbility to model positive behavior and demeanorUnderstanding of addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalitiesUnderstanding of patient development and family systemsExcellent time management and organizational skillsAbility to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and collaborativeSkills and ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families of various backgroundsBilingual in Spanish preferred#ZRJob Location: Austin, TX Job ID: 33by Jobble

Keywords: Phoenix House Of Texas, Pflugerville , Counselor (Austin, TX), Other , Pflugerville, Texas

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