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Job Code: DTC
Posted On: Thursday, 4th May 2017
Location: Avery Center
360 Beech Street, Newland, NC 28657
Education: Bachelors Degree

Job Description:


Provides counseling services to clients in the Day Treatment program.  The focus will be on achieving developmentally appropriate functional gains and to reintegrate the individual back into school.  Model and foster the moral development of clients.  Plan and implement therapeutic elements of the Day Treatment program including interventions and activities to support symptom stability, increase youth ability to cope, teach youth how to relate to others, provide support, sustain recovery and enhance the youth’s capacity to function in an inclusive setting or be maintained in community based services.  Work with school personnel, program staff and other professionals in facilitating implementation of client treatment plans.  Maintain the confidentiality of client and program information.  Assist the Program Manager as required.

Special Attributes: 

Strong psychosocial, clinical assessment skills. Minimal supervision regarding use of time, able to prioritize work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively with professions and clients/families. Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 


Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Prefer Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Counseling or other field or  have equivalent experience with certification.

Certificates, License, Registration:

Must be Licensed or Certified in Substance Abuse or Substance Abuse Prevention.

Preferred Skills:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, effective treatment notes and related documents.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and/or the public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median; ability to interpret bar graphs.

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