Olalla Recovery Centers

Gig Harbor , WA
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Seeking Chemical Dependency Professional

Olalla Recovery Centers
Gig Harbor, WA Full time
Posted on February 23, 2018


While under clinical supervision, provide counseling, case management, and community support services to individuals within Olalla Recovery Centers, according to the terms of agency service contracts. To document all service provision to County and other contractual entities as needed. 


Facilitate treatment and psycho-educational groups in the most appropriate setting. Provide typewritten, diagnostic assessments, to be reviewed and signed-off by supervisor, as needed. Comply with all documentation and filing requirements, according to WAC and County regulations. Participate in clinical supervision as needed and when directed to do so. Participate in administrative meetings, staying informed of all changes and developments relating to administrative, program and agency functions. Must be amenable to regular supervision and willing to develop or comply with an annual training plan.


Meet regularly with manager and clinical supervisor as required. Meet with members of the treatment team, as needed. Maintain a responsive relationship with all contractors. Attend and participate in other meetings as requested.


Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively attune to clients while providing feedback and support in sessions
  • Keen awareness of transference/counter-transference issues
  • Strong familiarity with one's professional code of ethics
  • Ability to maintain personal boundaries while effectively joining with individuals, groups and family systems
  • Capacity to calmly de-escalate onsite crisis situations with individuals
  • College-level writing skills are mandatory for typewritten assessments
  • Extensive familiarity with the latest DSM & ASAM Patient Placement Criteria is required depending on position Ability to judge when to seek help from supervisor or peers
  • Willingness to engage with supervisors and peers in a collaborative manner
  • Ability to utilize a multitude of therapeutic modalities to meet an individuals'' needs
  • Awareness about the influence of chemical dependency concerns on mental health issues
  • Ability to maintain complete and accurate documentation of all activities (including, but not limited to: case files and records, individual and group progress notes, case plans, reports, case summaries and billing information) on a professional, self-directed basis
  • Effective time management and organizational skills are mandatory.

Must be registered with the Department of Health as a Chemical Dependency Professional in the State of Washington. Experience conducting Chemical Dependency assessments, group sessions, classes and individual sessions. Experience writing reports and documenting client observations.

No supervisory capabilities needed.
Required Training and/or Education: Associate's Degree or above education strongly desired.
All personnel area required to maintain current certificates, permits and performance proficiencies as specified.
Job Type: Full-time

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