Addictions Specialist (ITS)
Adapt of Missouri

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Post Date: Jan 27, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $15 - $21
Location: US - Missouri - St. Louis
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Description
This team member of the Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) team is imbedded within the Modified Assertive Community Treatment (MACT) Team and is responsible for providing substance abuse counseling, interventions and education to clients with severe and persistent mental illness as well as co-occurring substance use disorders. The Integrated Treatment Specialist (ITS) will be responsible for assessing each client’s stage of change, using motivational interviewing, and stage wise interventions to assist client in living successfully and to their satisfaction in the community. The ITS will also be responsible for facilitating weekly therapeutic and psychoeducational groups for clients enrolled in the IDDT program. The ITS will not only work closely with consumers but will also work to involve natural supports in the client’s treatment. This team member will work with the Team Leader to monitor and promote IDDT fidelity and outcomes. The hours of employment are typically Monday- Friday (8:30am - 5pm). This position requires transporting clients in personal automobile and assisting clients in a variety of community settings and neighborhoods. Involves 24 hour on call crisis intervention activities on a rotating basis.

Skills
Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related mental health field. Two years of experience in mental health field and/or experience working with adults with chronic mental illnesses preferred and at least two years of experience working in the substance use treatment field. Experience working with individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders. Supervisory experience not required but desirable.

Notes
Great benefits and mileage reimbursement.