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PT Substance Abuse Counselor

Company: Management & Training Corporation
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a part time (34 hours a week!) substance abuse counselor. We offer 2 weeks paid vacation and 2 weeks paid sick time.Flexible schedule between 7am and 7pm, Monday thru Friday.No nights! No weekends!Free Medical, dental, and vision for the employeePosition Summary:Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of an effective trainee employee assistance program (TEAP) with emphasis placed on substance abuse awareness, prevention, staff training and networking with community resources, in compliance with government and management directives.Essential Functions:

  • Participate in career preparation period and be responsible for the explanation of the zero tolerance drug policy to all new students during their first 48 hours on center.
  • Conduct an initial assessment on students who test positive for drug use on entry; develop and implement a reasonable plan of assistance toward compliance with the zero tolerance drug policy, including individual or group counseling and referral to the center mental health consultant as appropriate.
  • Maintain thorough documentation of notification(s), reasonable assistance and final disposition of all biochemical testing results.
  • Establish on center group counseling services for students who want assistance in staying alcohol/drug free.
  • Provide counseling, as stipulated by the behavior review panel, for students who violate rules regarding alcohol or inhalant use.
  • Provide training to staff in the recognition and follow up of signs and symptoms of alcohol, drug and inhalant use.
  • Network with all center staff to support zero tolerance activities; assist recreation department staff to develop leisure time activities that reinforce an alcohol and drug free lifestyle.
  • Develop linkages with community resources for TEAP services.It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.Education and Experience Requirements: -Must have active, unrestricted substance abuse license or certification that meets the minimum state licensing or certification requirements to practice in the state of Kansas. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency also required. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.$22.12/hour

Keywords: Management & Training Corporation, Manhattan , PT Substance Abuse Counselor, Other , Manhattan, Kansas

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