Founded in 1896, Hillcrest Family Services is a not-for-profit health services and education provider serving over 20,000 individuals each year. With primary programming and administrative offices in Dubuque, Hillcrest also operates programs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Clinton, Washington, Ottumwa, Monticello, Maquoketa and Thomson, IL. The agency operates with an annual budget in excess of 20 million, has 500 employees, and is accredited by the Joint Commission and Coalition for Residential Education (CORE).
About the Organization
Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit organization that assists adults and children in need of help. Every day, Hillcrest builds confidence in hundreds of people and families. We're a place where compassion is commonplace. Where our passion soars and faith restores.
About the Program
The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program is an effective, evidence based treatment program to provide in-home treatment, support, and rehabilitative care to persons with serious mental illnesses.
ACT's wraparound services aim to reduce the number of people who are in and out of hospitals for treatment or who are incarcerated or in residential care facilities. This is done mobilizing mental health and treating people out in the community. ACT teams are made up of experts, such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and employment specialists, who are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
As a Substance Abuse Treatment Professional, your primary responsibilities include providing substance abuse assessment and counseling to ACT team clients. In addition, you will
- Coordinate and provide follow-up contacts with clients and referrals as needed
- Complete individual case notes within 48 hours of each contact into clients EHR
- Assist with developing and maintaining working relationships with other mental health practitioners, law enforcement officers, school personnel and other interested parties
- Participate in case consultation
- Take program call for after-hours client communications as needed
What you need
- Certified Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counselor or credentialed counselor pursuant to 641
- At least 3 years of experience working with persons with substance use disorders
What Makes You Stand Out
- Understanding of psychological and social work interventions
- Eligible agency driver preferred
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job posting are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. A complete list of job duties may be requested at any time during the job application process.
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