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Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Counselor

Willamette Family, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Eugene, OR posted February 9, 2021.

Description:nn POSITION OPENING: nn nn n nn nnWillamette Family is seeking an experienced Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Counselor to join our team!

This position will be treating Federal Correctional Clients in the system.

Willamette Family provides the full continuum of Substance Use Disorder Treatment, outpatient mental health therapy, Primary Healthcare, Family Services, Peer Support, Parent Education, Skill Development, and Supported Housing services.

Please see our website at WFTS.orgnn nn n nn nn $500 signing bonus at the time of hire plus $500 at 6 months of service nn nn n nn nn ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: nn nn n nn nn
· Interact with the service population providing individual and group therapy.nn nn n nn nn
· Provide educational presentations on substance abuse and other related issues.nn nn n nn nn
· Service planning, file management and record-keeping per OAR'S and program policy.nn nn n nn nn
· Serve as a liaison between WF and other service agencies.nn nn n nn nn
· Provide culturally appropriate services, implemented within the context of social, cultural, racial, gender-specific sensitivity and understandingnn nn n nn nn
· Participate in clinical staff meetings.nn nn n nn nn
· Assess the ongoing needs of individuals and make appropriate referrals.nn nn n nn nn
· Provide immediate crisis intervention and assistance in developing safety plans.nn nn n nn nn
· Participate in weekly supervision sessions with the Clinical Supervisor.nn nn n nn nn
· Provide comprehensive authorization reviews for insurance companiesnn nn n nn nn
· Complete necessary requirements in order to maintain certification.nn nn n nn nn
· Ad hoc assignments as requestednn.Requirements:nn MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: nn nn n nn nn
· Oregon state certification CADC I is required for this position.nn nn n nn nn
· A Bachelor's Degree in the social or human services field is required for this position.nn nn n nn nn
· Must pass a required criminal records background check both internal and contractual to work with correctional clients.nn nn n nn nn
· Must adhere to the agency's non-discrimination policiesnn nn n nn nn
· Ability to effectively interact with co-workers, clients, and others with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, lifestyles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity.nn nn n nn nn
· Demonstration of competence in the treatment of SUDS as defined in Oregon Administrative Rules 309-019-0125 (7) (a)nn nn n nn nn
· MRT certification is desirable but not a requirementnn nn n nn nn n nn nn REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: nn nn n nn nn
· Knowledge and understanding of substance addiction as a progressive diseasenn nn n nn nn
· Knowledge, understanding, and expertise in providing effective, evidence-based substance addiction treatment servicesnn nn n nn nn
· Knowledge, skill, and experience in evidence-based interventions including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and other trauma-informed treatmentnn nn n nn nn
· Required knowledge in ASAM, OAR's, 42 CFR Part 2/HIPAA.nn nn n nn nn
· Above average skills and knowledge of Microsoft 365 Software as well as navigating Electronic Medical Records softwarenn nn n nn nn
· Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.nn nn n nn nn
· Effective problem-solving skills.nn nn n nn nn
· Ability to follow oral and written directions and to apply techniques for special needsnn nn n nn nn
· Knowledge of de-escalation methodsnn nn n nn nn
· Flexibility in responding to changing needs and requirementsnn nn n nn nn
· Ability to work in an environment where people may be verbally hostile and/or abusivenn nn n nn nn
· Ability to manage time and meet deadlinesnn nn n nn nn
· Ability to maintain accurate records and necessary paperworknn nn n nn nn Pre-employment drug screen (including Cannabis/THC) nn nn n nn nn and criminal background check will be required.

nn nn n nn nn EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER nn nn n nn nnWillamette Family, Inc., prohibits discrimination on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or Federal was, and any agency policy including, but not limited to, discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex or sexual orientation.nn nn n nn nn PM20 nn nnPI129032824nn

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