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Substance Abuse Clinician

East Bay Center a division of East Bay Community Action Program is seeking a full time licensed Substance Abuse Clinician for our expanding Behavioral Health Department. The licensed Clinician will work with a multi-level team to provide clients with counseling services at our East Providence and Newport locations. EBCAP is an approved site for the NHSC Loan Repayment Program.

Responsibilities:
Provide treatment planning, coordination of services, continuing evaluation of mental health and/or addiction disorders, outreach, and discharge planning for an assigned caseload. In addition to standard adult and/or children's therapy, a Clinical Therapist may specialize in providing services to certain populations (youth, elder, addictions, etc). Conduct initial clinical assessments as assigned.
Assist client in developing goals, strategies, and/or treatment plans by assessing family dynamics, socio-economic, and/or health factors causing levels of impairment or distress.
Determine if and when a medication valuation may be necessary to complement psychotherapy and refer to Behavioral Health Prescriber.
Educate clients in the process of treatment, overcoming obstacles, and resistance.
May conduct outreach services to the community including, but not limited to, crisis response, educational workshops or support groups, and/or presentations describing Behavioral Health services or clinical issues.
Collaborate with other functional and/or specialty departments (addictions, elders, community support, etc.) as necessary to ensure the highest quality of care.
Employ age-appropriate treatment strategies (understands growth and development of individuals served).
Utilize appropriate substance abuse interventions based on presented case information - (assists clients to recognize triggers, develop relapse prevention skills, and build support systems).
Utilize appropriate internal/external referrals based on presented case information.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters' Degree in Human Services field; independently licensed (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, LCDP, etc.) required.
Three (3) to five (5) years post-graduate clinical experience - may specialize in certain populations (child, youth, adult, geriatric, addictions, etc.).
Clinicians must demonstrate knowledge of age-specific, culturally sensitive assessments and therapies, as well as providing individual assessment, individual, family, and group therapies
Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.
Bilingual and/or bicultural in Portuguese a plus.
Maintain clinical licensure in good standing, and participate in continuing education activities
Must past appropriate background checks.


Please utilize the following link to apply through our applicant tracking system: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15323141


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