Substance Use Disorder Program Counselor


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Position Description

Join a team of dedicated service providers who seek to promote the accessibility of services that improve quality of life and support self-determination for persons with mental and developmental disorders. Texoma Community Center (TCC) is one of 39 Texas Community Centers, which are governmental entities as defined by Title 7 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. Starting Wage- depending on qualifications. Salary $15.85-20.43 depending on qualifications.

This position is an advocate for and to assist persons coping with substance abuse and/or diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. To provide assessment, diagnosis/diagnostic-impressions and treatment in the form of out-patient substance abuse treatment to identified clients, in accordance with appropriate licensing rules. Provides treatment within the HHSC/TAC approved training methodologies for Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program under the direction of the Treatment Program Director. Knows and ensures compliance and fidelity with all state and federal statutes as well as all contract and/or licensing requirements for the Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program. Participates with the treatment teams in developing appropriate treatment plans for clients being served in the program in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Texoma Community Center.
Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, and/or Social Work is required. Masters preferred.
• Completion of coursework for the Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) or other approved graduate program and actively involved in Intern hours, OR be a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor or Counselor Intern, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Intern is required
• Experience working with individuals with mental illness and/ or addiction issues desirable
Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:
• Current driver’s license and a vehicle for use at work.

TCC strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance & Short Term Disability
Wellness Credit
Designated Paid Holidays
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) that begins accruing day one.
Extended Illness Leave
Retirement Plan
Payroll Direct Deposit

Expires: 12/09/2019