Salary: $15- $21 -Hourly
City: Saint Louis
This team member of the Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) team 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 8:30am – 5pm. Services typically take place in the community. 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. Please refer to Adapt’s career page for complete details (AOM Qualified Addiction Professional (ITS).
Requirements: Licensure, Certification and/or Registration: Must have and maintain Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP) or Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diploma (CCDP-D) or other qualifying substance use treatment credential or maintain a license or provisional license in the state of Missouri in Counseling, Social Work, or a closely related field.
Experience: 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.
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