Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Job Description

Assess and treat individuals with substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, and/or illicit drugs. As a counselor, you'll listen to your clients describe their problems and what causes them to engage in addictive behavior. You'll discuss ways to cope and potentially incorporate methods, such as 12-step programs, to help clients toward recovery. 


Duties

  • Patient screening and assessment
  • Meeting with clients to evaluate their health and substance problem
  • Identifying issues and create treatment goals
  • Collaborate with counselors, physicians, and nurses to plan or coordinate treatment
  • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with respect to treatment goals
  • Teaching clients coping mechanisms
  • Organization of peer support groups
  • Helping clients find jobs or reestablish their career
  • Leading group and individual therapy sessions
  • Providing updates and progress reports to courts/physicians
  • Referring clients to support groups
  • Setting up aftercare plans

Qualifications

  • Current Kentucky Licensure LCSW with 3 years post license experience
  • Must have passed ASBW clinical exam
  • Master's or Doctorate degree in Social Work
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Prior experience with addiction/recovery and/or behavioral health
  • Excellent interpersonal and engagement skills
  • Strong computer skills and prior EMR knowledge a plus
  • Must pass background check and drug screen