at Resources for Human Development, Inc. in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

 Description/Job Summary

The Substance Abuse Specialist on an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team is the heart and soul of the Team. They often times take on the most complicated cases that see the least amount of progress. The Substance Abuse Specialist is able to navigate all of the aspects of substance abuse (Counseling, making contacts in rehabilitation facilities, determining what is needed to ensure a smooth transition when a Consumer states that they are ready for treatment, etc.). Their knowledge and expertise can literaly save lives. Does this fast paced environment sound like a place that you would thrive in? Apply below to join our team.
Working Conditions:
Unusual Environmental Conditions - Inside and outside work area. Environment may be noisy at times. Necessity to practice universal precautions at all times due to possible exposure to infectious disease.

Conduct screening and assessments
Assist in the development of recovery plans and reviews in collaboration with the Consumer
Document treatment contacts using collaborative documentation.
Demonstrate the ability to provide treatment that is recovery-oriented.
Provide empirically supported individual and/or group psychotherapy utilizing approaches such as CBT, DBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Seeking Safety
Provide education to team members regarding assessment and interventions
Provide culturally competent services that are individualized to client needs and reflect the integration of their race, color, religious creed, disability, handicap, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, national origin, age and sex
Maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA regulations.
 Required Experience
CAADC or CCDP in substance abuse required.
 Required Education

-Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field PLUS one year of experience
-CAADC or CCDP in substance abuse required.
 Required Qualifications

-Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field PLUS one year of experience
-Ability to pass a drug screen and background check
-Valid Driver's License, current car insurance and own vehicle to be used while working.
 Program Summary

The mission of Resources of Human Development (RHD) is to provide caring, effective and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as they build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities. RHD's multi-faceted programs serve people with a variety of challenges that include intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness.
The DE ACT Team provides non-traditional, community-baseed mental health treatment to promote the recovery and community integration of 100 adults with serious mental illnesses.
The DE ACT Team is hiring a full-time Master's Level ubstance Abuse Specialist.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

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Job Posting: 899499

Posted On: Jan 20, 2022

Updated On: Feb 19, 2022