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Mental Health COPSD Counselor - LPC/LCSW Required - Contract - Killeen, TX 76543

Company: Cenikor Foundation
Location: Killeen
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Cenikor is a non-profit organization and one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking a Contract Mental Health COPSD Counselor for our Killeen, TX outpatient program. JOB SUMMARY: The Contract Mental Health COPSD Counselor is responsible for providing counseling to individuals identified as having co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders. SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday days/evenings ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: + Provide mental health and substance use counseling services to identified client population. + Assess and diagnose clients? mental status through interviews and observations, and make referrals to the appropriate services. + Provide crisis intervention services to clients who are a danger to themselves or others. + Work in conjunction with all facility staff to facilitate a safe environment for client recovery. + Contribute to client care by reporting pertinent information to clinical team. + Ensure documentation is entered into the electronic health record within 24 hours of service and deadlines for completion are met consistently. + Maintain compliance with federal and state regulatory standards as well as Cenikor policies and procedures. + Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION: Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: + Possesses strong clinical documentation skills. + Experienced in diagnosis and treatment of mental health and substance abuse issues + Experienced in COPSD counseling services and capable of identifying appropriate resources for client development and providing substance abuse counseling. + Capable of discerning facts from opinions and remaining objective when listening to conflicting opinions. + Experienced in working with diverse population. + Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks. + Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required, including MS Outlook calendar. + Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor?s Culture with all team members + :Demonstrate mission of service to our clients + Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients + Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals + Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries + Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success Education: + Master?s degree required Experience: + Two (2) years of mental health and/or substance abuse treatment experience preferred + Knowledge/experience with dual diagnosis clients preferred Licensure Required: + LPC required, LCSW preferred IMPORTANT NOTES: + DRUG FREE WORKPLACE + EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: Cenikor Foundation, Killeen , Mental Health COPSD Counselor - LPC/LCSW Required - Contract - Killeen, TX 76543, Other , Killeen, Texas

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