Licensed Addictions Counslr/ Case Mgr I
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Waukesha, WI 
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Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Lutheran Social Services (LSS) is a private, non-profit, human service agency providing a variety of services throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Over the years, LSS has grown to become one of the largest human service agencies in the two state area serving more than 125,000 clients annually. We are looking for passionate, mission-driven individuals like you to help provide services including outpatient behavioral health management, international, domestic and special needs adoptions, older adult services, support services for children, youth and families, community corrections programs and support services for adults with disabilities and/or mental health concerns.

Motivated by the compassion of Christ, we help people improve the quality of their lives. Does this describe your personal mission statement? Are you motivated to serve by sharing your talents? If you would like to help us achieve our mission, please apply for the following opportunity.

Description

Under direction of program and clinical supervisor, performs core functions of a licensed addictions counselor In Training and/or AODA/Correctional Case Manager.

This is a full time, 1st shift position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

* Provides addiction counseling with supervision and/or case management services to clients in an outpatient, residential or case management setting.
* Completes assessments, diagnostics, screening and referral. Obtains required additional supervision if using UPC, ASAM, AODA assessments such as SUDDs or DSM/ICD 10 criteria.
* Provides Employment Specialist services to clients as needed.
* Prepares and completes all required documentation according to state, federal and agency standards in a timely manner.
* Coordinates, plans and facilitates client sessions, including group and individual services.
* Provides a high level of excellence in communication internally and to our external partners, both written and verbal.
* May provide outreach and education to the public/market services.
* Provides a high level of case management services and coordinates the various social, community and mental health services received by clients.
* Attends and participates in staff development programs, including in-services training, staff meetings, clinical supervision meetings, and similar opportunities.
* Provides all services in a timely manner according to program, licensing and contractual requirements.
* Establishes and maintains effective public and working relationships and collateral contracts.
* Serves as a positive role-model for clients and their families.
* Performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
* Depending on contractual requirements, may require a Bachelor's Degree in a human-service or correctional field.
* A minimum of 1 year of experience working with a correctional population preferred or required, depending on contract requirements.
* Working knowledge of addictions and recovery, counseling and case management principles and methods.
* Knowledge of the federal, state, and local rules and regulations governing the delivery of AODA services.
* Ability to provide professional addictions services to clients and their families.
* Possession of a valid SAC-IT when performing AODA duties or experience/commensurate degree for case management services.

PERKS:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flex Spending for Dependent & Health Care
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Ability to Contribute to 403B
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Service Awards and Recognition


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
* Must have a valid driver's license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
* Possession of a valid SAC-IT when performing AODA duties or experience/commensurate degree for case management services.

TRAVEL: Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 25%. Some overnight travel may be required.


LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Education

Preferred

Bachelor Degree or better in Hum. Serv. or Related Field.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Driver's License

SAC - In Training

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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