Assessment Counselor – Warren/Hunterdon Counties

We are currently seeking an Assessment Counselor to work in our CPSAI Program located in Warren/Hunterdon County. This is a full time position with a generous benefits package.


Responsibilities include:

  • Complete all assigned tasks within prescribed time frames and demonstrate reliability and consistent follow-up
  • Attend and participate in external training as relevant to improving job skills and/or maintaining CADC/LCADC status
  • Demonstrate positive attitude and cooperative behavior with coworkers within the program
  • Participate in Clinical Rounds and Consortium meetings by sharing information/proposing ideas and providing feedback to enhance service delivery
  • Complete assessments utilizing the NJSAMS, DSM IV Criteria, ASAM PPC-II Criteria, LOCI-2R, drug screen results and collateral information
  • Complete case closure forms
  • Monitor, collect and handle urine specimens using chain of custody procedure. Complete related documentation and observe throughout the procedure.
  • Outreach efforts are made to clients: phone calls, home visits, etc.
  • Keep DCP&P informed of client status according to CPSAI guidelines and provides DCP&P with appropriate notifications that require their signature
  • Provide DCP&P with treatment recommendations (which include diagnostic impressions/recommendation page, pre-placement and narrative within 5 business days of assessment and obtain DCP&P signature.
  • Take responsibility as case manager for the completeness of the entire clinical record for all cases assigned.

Requirements:
Masters in Social Work, Psychology or related field
OR – Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, related field AND experience working with the addicted population
OR – NJ State License/Certificate in Substance Abuse (LCADC/CADC)
Valid NJ Driver’s License in good standing

To apply: send cover and resume to:  jobs@preferredbehavioral.org

EOE