Position Summary: Responsible for assisting Adults or Youth with Substance Use Disorders and their families in the community by assessing needs, developing and monitoring Person Centered Plans, linking and coordinating appropriate services in the community, coordinating the acquisition of disability benefits, arranging access/insurance authorization for services, and documenting the services provided in a timely and accurate manner.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate discipline.
Experience: Two or more years’ experience providing treatment to individuals with a substance use disorder. Excellent interpersonal and computer skills, punctuality, ability to organize and manage several projects/tasks simultaneously, and work independently. Must have reliable means of transportation for home visits, transporting consumers, and maintain safe driving record. Understanding various models of addiction and other problems related to substance abuse and co-occurring populations. Knowledge of supported models of treatment, recovery, relapse prevention and continuing care for addiction and other substance related problems. Ability to work effectively with and provide respectful treatment to individuals living with mental illness, substance use and severe emotional disturbance. Understanding diverse cultures and incorporating the relevant needs of culturally diverse groups as well as well as working with priority populations.