Drug Court Clinician

Southeastern New Hampshire Services
Dover NH
Full Time

Organization Description:
Southeastern NH Services Mission: To provide the highest possible quality addiction and recovery support services. Our focus is to promote wellness and quality of life, and helping anyone who has been adversely impacted by substance use disorders, and their consequences.

Job Description:
The Drug Court Counselor is responsible for providing counseling to drug court clients and coordination with the drug court case managers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and supervising provisions of all clinical records for clients in the Drug Court Program.
  • Provide one-on-one counseling and group sessions with clients using Evidence Based Practices.
  • Facilitate/lead therapeutic group sessions.
  • Ability to create curriculum for use in group sessions.
  • Collaborate with other agencies to ensure access to resources for clients.
  • Retain working relationships with organizations, service providers, and other agencies.
  • Maintain a high level of professional and ethical standards.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Complete all necessary clinical documentation for all Drug Court clients, including but not limited to group therapy session notes; individual counseling session notes; weekly case reviews; monthly treatment reports; treatment plans and treatment plan reviews; WITS documentation and correspondence; US Probation documentation for Federal Clients when applicable; ASI and SUD assessments; Discharge summaries and miscellaneous notes as needed and signed off on by a licensed clinician.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Minimum Position Requirements:

  • Licensure as a NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADC) or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) at a minimum. (Or working towards)
  • Independent worker and self-starter.
  • Minimum of three years of experience working with alcohol and/or drug addicted individuals and/or in the field of substance abuse counseling.
  • Experience with diverse client population such as cultural and/or religious minorities, co-occurring disorders and indigent socio-economically disadvantaged clients.
  • Significant experience and familiarity with Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in conjunction with treatment programs and with 12-step philosophy as well as other non-traditional self-help treatment programs.
  • Knowledge of 12 core functions.
  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices (EBP) and the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems effectively and timely.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills.
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in excellent customer service.
  • Ability to provide input on the creation of new systems and efficiencies.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • If in recovery, provide evidence of personal stability as well as adhering to all SENHS policies as it relates to recovery.
  • Confidentiality a must and knowledge of CFR 42 Part II.

Instructions to apply:
Please submit your resume to ([email protected])