Southwest Key Programs Inc.

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

Location US-TX-San Benito
Posted Date 4 months ago(5/17/2022 4:58 PM)
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Job Summary:

The LCDC is responsible for assessment, treatment, development and implementation of student therapeutic plans. 

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct intake interviews and assess student and family needs.
  • Prepare goal-oriented diagnostic assessments, service plans, and progress reports.
  • Facilitate student groups on social and behavioral issues.
  • Provide information to student and family regarding community resources.
  • Provide case consultations and one-on-one counseling for student and/or crisis intervention.
  • Regular and punctual attendance.

Other Functions:

  • Attend weekly staffing with treatment team to review students’ progress and program compliance.
  • Ensure proper documentation of therapeutic plan and services provided.
  • Maintain communication with Parole/Probation Officers and community caseworkers.
  • Record student status reports in a timely manner.
  • Participate in conflict resolution sessions.
  • Provide quality assurance support and supervision.
  • Conduct staff trainings as needed.
  • Role model appropriate methods of verbal de-escalation.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • LCDC, LCDC-I with 1 - 2 years of full-time work experience with adolescents required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling or other mental health field.
  • Must possess assessment and treatment skills and the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Cleared background check from appropriate entity.

Physical Demands:

While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds. Must be capable of acquiring Handle With Care Certification and CPR certification.

Work Environment:

General office environment with moderate noise. This position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for extended periods of time. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods of time. Public contact position requiring appropriate business apparel.


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