General Purpose of the Position:
The Primary Counselor is responsible for managing a primary case load, facilitating primary group and leading other therapeutic behavioral health groups within a substance abuse facility that provides Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Services. The Primary Counselor provides a variety of client care services, as assigned by the Clinical Director.
The Primary Counselor is responsible for providing Process Groups and other groups related to Skill Development, Life Skills, Interpersonal Processes and Psychoeducational Groups utilizing evidenced based techniques and motivational interviewing skills. Additionally, the Primary Counselor is expected to work as a team member of the counseling unit and work as an integral member of a multidisciplinary team. The Primary Counselor will assist other team members with completing assessments and other clinical documents and group facilitation, as warranted by the needs to the facility. Furthermore, it is expected that the Primary Counselor document all services with-in facility documentation time-frames.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
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