Certified Addiction Specialist
Job Type
Full-time
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Provides   a complete range of duties associated with addiction treatment services. The CAS counsels independently and service a wide variety of clients across Centennials ten counties. 

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Interviews, reviews records and confers with other professional to evaluate condition and needs of clients
  • Formulates programs for treatment and rehabilitation of clients
  • Counsels clients individually and in group sessions to assist clients in overcoming alcohol and drug dependency
  • Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for the client
  • Refers client to other support services as needed such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services and employment services
  • Monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy, adapts treatment as needed
  • Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Center standards
  • Prepares documents for presentation in court and presents court testimony as needed
  • Participates in minimum of 2 hours of clinical supervision per month
  • Performs other job duties as assigned
Requirements

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in related health sciences


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

Colorado Certified Addiction Specialist 

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  •  Ability to work effectively and ethically with diverse clients
  • Ability to work effectively using telehealth service delivery methods
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Demonstrate effective time management and ability to multi-task
  • Basic computer literacy such as email communication, telehealth platforms and word processing
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed
  • Ability to travel within the Center’s service area or to the other locations as needed
Salary Description
$20.67/hr - $24.78/hr