Outpatient (CADC, LPC, LSW) Substance Abuse Counselor-Gurnee

Gateway Foundation, Inc. Gurnee, IL
As Illinois' largest provider of substance abuse treatment, joining the team at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers valuable experience with a variety of treatment methods as well as an opportunity to collaborate with skilled experts about a diverse clientele. Gateway welcomes the challenge of constant improvement and is proud to uphold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. In addition to a competitive salary, Gateway offers employees health benefits, dental insurance, career advancement, training and development and on-site clinical supervision to individuals pursuing certifications and licensures.

Outpatient (CADC, LPC or LSW) Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:

* Completing comprehensive assessments of clients' substance abuse history and treatment requirements and preparing individualized, developmentally appropriate treatment plans

* Providing individual and group counseling and educational programs in accordance with treatment plans

* Documenting treatment and discharge plans and clients' progress and responses to treatment, as well as maintaining related records and charts

* Performing case management and contributing to client care monitoring

* Caseload typically includes some complex cases requiring more intensive services

* Other duties as assigned

Requirements• Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours of documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice required, Master's degree highly preferred

* Current certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in state of hire required

* Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required

* Related work experience with program specific population (adult) and outpatient treatment setting required

* Ability to work Monday-Friday, evening shift is required.

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females and individuals with a disability and protected veterans.

* Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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