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Extended Assessment Counselor

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking an Extended Assessment Counselor for our Ocean County officeThis is a full time position with a full benefits package.Specific Responsibilities * Thoroughly completes all assigned tasks within prescribed time frames and demonstrates reliability with consistent follow up;* Maintains current, respective credentials and/or licensure status;* Attends and participates in external training as relevant to improving job skills and/or maintaining CADC/LCADC status;* Complies with work schedule as negotiated with supervisor;* Demonstrates collegial attitude and cooperative behavior with co-workers within department/program;* Participates in Clinical Rounds and Consortium meetings by sharing information, proposing ideas, and providing feedback to enhance service delivery;* Seeks appropriate and timely consultation from supervisor, and takes initiative to report relevant issues to supervisor;* Performs job responsibilities and duties with a minimum of Supervisory prompting;* Resolves conflicts and problem solves by acknowledging the problem and attempting to identify solutions and/or referring person to the appropriate authority;* Follows departmental dress code and appearance standards;* Exhibits commitment and pride through personal example contributes to teamwork and creates effective and positive working relationships;* Delegates daily tasks to the Counselor Aide;* Effectively provides extended assessment and/or for DCP&P referred clients;* Effectively utilizes ASAM PPC-II criteria and the LOCI-2R and refers clients to the most appropriate level of care;* Monitors client for up to four weeks, utilizing weekly meetings and random drug screens;* Plans and coordinates all substance abuse services if recommended through extended assessment;* Presents cases in a coherent manner that demonstrates appropriate clinical judgment and knowledge;* Effectively makes an appropriate level of care recommendation using DSM IV and LOCI-2R, and informs client of referral;* Update NJSAMS, DSM IV Criteria, LOCI-2R;* Case Conferences with DCP&P regarding allegations and collateral information during the extended assessment;* Completes case closure form extended assessment discharge form* Provides DCP&P with treatment recommendations when diagnosis has been made.Job Requirements:Requirements:Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field-or-Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field-or- NJ State License/Certificate in Substance Abuse (LCADC/CADC) -and-Valid driver's license in good standingEOE

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Lakewood , Extended Assessment Counselor, Other , Lakewood, New Jersey

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