Tramua Informed Counselor

Tramua Informed Counselor

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Job Summary

Counsels and aids individuals requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse. Provides diagnosis for Substance Use Disorder.

General Accountabilities

Bio-psychosocial/Treatment Plan

  • Interviews patients and completes a Bio-psychosocial Assessment to develop an individual treatment plan
  • Confers with family members, other agencies, and interdisciplinary team throughout the treatment process.
  • Applies therapies and interventions to address patients’ cognitive and behavioral impairment.
  • Provides Recovery Counseling for Outpatient Participants
  • Provides Trauma Counseling

Groups and Lectures

  • Counsels patients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
  • Completes and maintains records regarding treatments, progress, services provided and other required information.
Job Qualifications
  • Education: CRADC & License Professional Counselor at minimum
  • Must be certified by the Missouri Credentialing Board to provide substance use disorder treatment services
  • Preferred experience working with co-occurring psychiatric disordered patients in an inpatient setting.
Skills
  • Knowledge of chemical dependency treatment, therapeutic interventions, ASAM Criteria including placement criteria, continued stay and chemical dependency diagnosis.
  • Knowledge of pharmacology and withdrawal syndromes, co-occurring mental disorders, family dynamics and abuse related issues.
  • Knowledge of group therapy and treatment plan development utilizing different techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy approaches.
  • Ability to conduct crisis intervention including motivational intervention and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to manage a caseload with changing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Active listening
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Critical thinking
  • Service orientation
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Monitoring
  • Complex problem solving