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Substance Abuse Counselor ​/ CACII ​/ LMSW ​/ LAPC

Job in Atlanta - Fulton County - GA Georgia - USA
Company: Mary Hall Freedom House, Inc.
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-08-17
Job specializations:
  • Social Work
    Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Worker, Social Work Graduate
  • Healthcare
    Mental Health
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

We are currently seeking two (2) full-time or Contract Substance Abuse Counselors for our Sandy Springs, GA facility. Hours are Monday-Friday, work one late day.

Position Characteristics

The Substance Abuse Counselor is a counseling professional who provides treatment and support to assist participants in their recovery from addictions, such as alcoholism and drug addiction.


  • Conducts individual counseling sessions, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • Conducts group and/or family sessions, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • Facilitate assigned groups;
  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for participants;
  • Prepares individual treatment plan for each assigned participant;
  • Ensures all documentation regarding participant care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
  • Provides crisis intervention to participants, as needed;
  • May plan for aftercare for assigned participants;
  • May provide case management duties for participants, ensuring individualized quality care;
  • Evaluates participant’s needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed; and,
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in social or health services field with 2+ years’ experience in counseling field with an addiction counselor credential (CADCII, CACII, etc.; or bachelor's degree in other field with 4+ years’ experience in the counseling field with an addiction counselor credential (CADCII, CACII, etc.; or Master's degree in social or health services field with 2 years professional work experience; degree must be from an accredited college or university with an additional credential (LAPC, LMSW, LPC, LCSW.)

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.


Company Description

Mary Hall Freedom House, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1996 with a mission to œempower women and women with children to End the cycle of addiction, poverty and homelessness. We are a leading multi-service and gender-specific provider of comprehensive and innovative care. Each year, more than 500 women and over 100 children enter Mary Hall Freedom House where they are given the resources to:

Recover from addiction and mental illness through comprehensive behavioral health services;

Find support and a safe place to call home through our supportive housing services: emergency housing, transitional and permanent housing programs;

Become self-sufficient through life skills training, employment readiness and job placement programs, GED classes, vocational training and transportation assistance;

Reunify and restore families through court advocacy, counseling, parenting classes, childcare and after school programs; and

Receive medical treatment, on-site examinations, screenings, immunizations, dental and vision care, nutrition and fitness education from certified doctors, nurses and counselors.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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