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AltaPointe Health Systems Therapist, Intensive Outpatient in Mobile, Alabama

This Adult Outpatient Program is an outpatient substance abuse program designed for consumers who have a substance abuse diagnosis. Services include, but are not limited to, supportive therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, systematic therapy, behavior modification, skills training, and relapse prevention.

  • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer

  • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSMV substance abuse and mental health diagnosis

  • Formulates appropriate treatment plan along with consumer

  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy, utilizing basic therapeutic models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan

  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation

  • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services

  • Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning

  • Adheres to professional code of ethics

  • Effectively demonstrates the application of substance abuse specific competencies

  • Provides HIV/AIDS education, counseling, and testing when necessary

  • Conducts random observed UA’s of same sex consumers

  • Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed

Master degree in a mental health discipline with two years of substance abuse experience plus NAADAC, AADAA, or IC&RC certification.

Or must become LGSW, LPC or LCSW within two years of employment.

LPC, LCSW, or LMFT with two years of substance abuse experience preferred upon hire.

Knowledge of opioid substitution therapy and its expected clinical effect (prevent withdrawal symptoms, reduce or eliminate craving and block the effect of any other illicit or self-administered opioids

ID: 2021-13293

Shift/Hours (ex: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30): Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

External Company Name: AltaPointe Health Systems

External Company URL: http://altapointe.org/

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