Substance Use Counselor
Company: Better Life Partners
Posted on: January 11, 2022
In compliance with regulatory bodies and companywide policy for
current staff, all future employees of BLP must provide proof of
COVID-19 vaccination prior to employee start date.
Better Life Partners has a specific mission-to help any underserved
individual achieve a healthier life filled with belonging, love,
and purpose. We do this by working alongside community-based
organizations and delivering high-quality care directly to our
members. We run a highly agile and mobile organization focused on
innovating healthcare while staying true to our values.
Our organization is seeking experienced Counselors to provide group
therapy, psychoeducation and related interventions for individuals
struggling with addiction and seeking long-term recovery with
If you are a caring, dedicated professional who is able to work
independently, possesses strong communication skills, maintains
exemplary ethical standards, practices evidence-based techniques
and has a true desire to help others, stop now, this is the
position for you!
In this role, you will interact regularly with clients, referral
sources, field staff, and members of the local community. You will
be a resource for clients and community partners, guiding them on
the path to recovery. You will work side by side with a high impact
team of medical providers and coordinators, helping clients to
thrive. Your work is essential and your constant feedback will be
expected to help clients reach the best outcome possible.
Responsibilities for Counselors include, but are not limited
Demonstrating and communicating the core values of Better Life
Facilitating group therapy sessions for Better Life Partners
Familiarizing with and utilizing Better Life Partners
evidence-based curriculum guides and training
Providing detailed feedback and maintaining clinical progress notes
Counseling one-on-one with clients, when deemed necessary
Participating in Better Life Partners' community research and
public health partners' research and data collection efforts
Formulating and maintaining treatment plans for each client
Collaborating with community partners and Better Life Partners
providers on case management and care coordination efforts
Adhering to professional and ethical work standards, enforcing
appropriate counselor/client boundaries
Managing group dynamics and problem behavior with strong,
professional judgement and in a way that does not jeopardize group
Maintaining compliance with federal, state and local regulations
for licensing and billing purposes
Attending and engaging in regular training, company meetings,
monthly counselor consultation, and supervision as necessary
Qualifications for a Counselor:
Bachelor or Graduate degree in mental health, social work,
psychology, addictions or related field
License as LADC, LMFT, LMHC, LCMHC, LCPC, LCSW, LICSW; Master's
2-3 years of experience working with substance use or related
Valid driver's license
Willingness to travel periodically within ME
Better Life Partners facilitates the treatment of behavioral health
conditions including addiction medicine. Better Life Partners Inc.
is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not
be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We are also a
recovery friendly workplace.
This is a Remote (work from home) position.
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