Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counselor - CIT - Forrest City, AR

Full-time position available. Completes necessary paperwork to register new substance abuse clients for ADAP grant funding including initial substance abuse intake, Mental Health Screening Form-III, ASI (Addiction Severity Index), and AR (Admissions Report). Able to understand the Diagnostic Assessment. Able to assess for new problems and reports timely to director of treatment and/or program coordinator. Incorporates client participation in the development of substance abuse treatment plans. Initiates transition/discharge planning at the beginning of treatment and provide services that accomplish this plan. An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Job Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. CIT certification required or in process of obtaining or willing to obtain CIT; two or more years of experience in substance abuse or mental health treatment preferred.Must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record and proof of personal liability insurance.

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