The Clinical Supervisor works with alcohol and or drug dependent clients in an outpatient clinic performing alcohol and or drug abuse intervention, treatment and referral. Provides direct supervision for all addiction counselors. The clinical supervisor understands the diagnostic symptoms, signs, and criteria associated with the DSM IV. They will administer substance abuse screening tools for evaluations and plan appropriate treatment interventions. The Clinical Supervisor will provide individual, family and group counseling services to substance abuse patients. They should be able to learn new approaches and orientations to substance abuse treatment, understand the philosophy, purpose, and function of self-help groups, and be knowledgeable of self-help programs in the community.
Five years’ experience in management position within the human services field of which 3 years of providing administrative and clinical supervision in a Substance Abuse Program. Excellent verbal and skills. Five years of experience providing counseling services in health care or treatment setting to include three years of experience counseling drug and /or alcohol dependent clients*. The nature of work may require weekend and evening hours.
Certification: Licensed or Certified as an alcohol and drug counselor (CAC-AD) with Approval to supervise by the Board of Professional Counselor and Therapists.