Tramua Informed Counselor

Tramua Informed Counselor

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.
  • 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