The Community Health Center is a non-profit social service agency in the Akron area providing comprehensive treatment, primary health care, prevention and housing services for addictive and compulsive behaviors and disorders.
We are currently looking for a motivated, conscientious and dedicated professional Counselor for both our Adult Outpatient as well as our Adolescent Intensive Home Based Treatment program. The Counselor will provide direct service to patients through both group and individual counseling to help the patient achieve optimal mental, substance abuse, behavioral and emotional health. Duties include: Provide therapeutic counseling for patients and family members which includes individual, group, family and/or marital counseling; Interview patients and coordinate assessment; summarize and evaluate problems areas and patient strengths; Develop treatment plans; complete appropriate case recording requirements per agency procedure; Provide patient access to individualized treatment; Monitor and facilitate progress through treatment, modify treatment as needed and inform patient of alternate treatment procedures that are available; Participate and present patient cases weekly in clinical supervision meetings and seek additional professional consultation as needed; Prepare discharge summary and aftercare planning according to agency procedure.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology or related field. Must have a current license from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board as an LCDC or the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board as a PC or LSW. Independent license as a LICDC, LISW or PCC preferred. Must also have excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills, strong attention to detail, effective organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
All persons considered for employment must submit and pass a drug screen and fingerprint background check.
The Community Health Center is a smoke free environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider of Services