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Counselor - Recovery House and Bridge Houses

Company: Santa Fe Recovery Center
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:The Bridge Houses are supportive sober living houses in Santa Fe. Clients are expected to follow house rules, attend 1 outpatient group per week, meet with a counselor biweekly, meet with their case manager weekly, and attend at minimum 3 mutual support groups per week. The Counselor would provide gender-specific groups to the houses once per week. Clients are enrolled for up to 9 months.Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Counselor in the Men's Recovery House and Bridge Houses program provide counseling and therapy services to clients with substance use disorders (SUD) and co-occurring mental health disorders. The Counselor conducts individual and group counseling with SFRC clients under the structured framework of state and federal law, the counseling code of ethics, and SFRC evidence-based practices (EBP) and policies and procedures. Responsible for creating and maintaining a therapeutic and safe environment for clients.Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform biopsychosocial assessments on clients utilizing ASAM criteria guidelines and other evaluation tools in compliance with CARF standards.
  • Work with clients on the development and implementation of their personalized, individual treatment plan which addresses their self-identified co-occurring treatment issues. Document client progress notes that reflect their treatment goals and objectives, including client medical issues. Clinical documentation will comply with agency and CARF standards.
  • Provide individual and group therapy utilizing Evidenced Based and best practices in SUD treatment, psycho-education cognitive/behavioral methods, motivational interviewing, and holistic other therapeutic modalities.
  • Utilize and adhere to the 12 Step philosophy in treatment to support recovery-based health.
  • Maintain client charts in the Electronic Health system in compliance with agency, CARF, and Medicaid standards. Charts must be complete case files on all assigned clients, ensuring all required services, forms, and reports are documented, complete, and timely.
  • Respond to client emergencies following SFRC policies and procedures and in accordance with training.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with referral services at other agencies for services not provided by SFRC.
  • Participate in initial and ongoing training on ASAM Criteria and other EBPs utilized for client service delivery. Maintains fidelity to the EBP being utilized.
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive client care.
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with State and Federal law, the counseling code of ethics, and SFRC policies and procedures.
  • Participate in ongoing individual and group supervision with Clinical Director and other program staff.
  • Conducts QA chart reviews of current clients during group supervision as required.
  • Attends all mandatory Staff Meetings/Training.
  • Performs other related duties as required by Clinical Manager.Requirements:Minimum Qualifications:
  • Current New Mexico Board licensure as LMHC, LPCC. LMSW, LCSW, or LMFT.
  • At least two years of experience working with clients with co-occurring mental health/substance abuse diagnoses, providing individual and group psychotherapy.
  • In the case of recovering SUD individuals, must have successfully maintained a two (2) year period of uninterrupted abstinence from alcohol and/or drugs.
  • Must be computer literate in order to effectively maintain compliance with BHSD Standards and requirements for use of computerized client assessments, data systems, etc.
  • Maintain current, valid NM Driver's License. Must also have and maintain a clean driving record and auto insurance.
  • Bi-lingual/Bi-cultural preferred. (English/Spanish)Competitive Employee Benefits Package:The following benefits are offered to our full-time employees, their spouses, domestic partners, and dependent children:1. Medical2. 4% Matching 401(k) 3. Dental4. Vision5. Accident (Part-Time Eligible)6. Critical Illness (Part-Time Eligible)7. Employer-paid Disability8. Voluntary Life/AD&D9. Teladoc Virtual Visits (Part-Time Eligible)In addition, the following benefits are extended to all full-time employees:1. Employer-paid Disability2. Employer-paid Basic Life/AD&DPI200978789

Keywords: Santa Fe Recovery Center, Santa Fe , Counselor - Recovery House and Bridge Houses, Other , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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