Substance Use Treatment Counselor

NPFS works with community agencies including Juvenile and Adult corrections, schools, Medical community, School Districts and others. We also provide DUII services.

We currently have an opening for an alcohol/drug counselor. Hours are to be determined. Some evenings are required. Interns and those willing to work on CADC certification will be considered. Prefer CADC certified person, QMHP is a bonus.

Job Summary

In this position, you would fulfill the following essential functions:

• Conduct screening and assessment activities to determine substance use level of care and functioning, and recommend a clinical course of treatment based on individual needs.

• provide after care and monitoring of recovery efforts upon discharge from in patient treatment.

• Provide services that are family and community oriented, non judgmental, gender and culturally competent.

* Provide family education, groups and individual sessions.

• Provide case management, resource information and referral services.

•Possible involvement in DUII program


This position also requires the following qualifications and experience:

* High school diploma or GED

• completion or willing to complete core addiction classes needed for CADC certification.

• Able to pass a background check and have a minimum of 1 year sobriety. (a legal background does not automatically disqualify applicants)

• Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor I (CADC I) or CADC interns with capacity to secure within 15 months of employment.