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Counselor- Transitional Living

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Job Type
19 May 2023
Title: Counselor - Transitional Living FSLA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Outpatient - Transitional Living Supervisor

At 12&12 Addiction Recovery Center, our singular focus is to help individuals battle the diseases of addiction and co-occurring substance abuse/mental health disorders. For more than 35 years, our team of doctors, nurses, counselors, care managers and staff have helped thousands of people fight to get their lives back. Our full continuum of care allows Oklahomans the help they need, when and where they need it.


All Counselors
Responsible for maintaining current and accurate client records, including protection of client confidentiality and privacy
Responsible for establishing and maintaining therapeutic relationships with patients
Responsible for chart management of all assigned clients according to state and federal regulations
Makes referrals to other agencies as appropriate
Documents all required and necessary information in client's chart
Assesses individual clients for risk and performs crisis interventions and assessments as necessary
Provides psycho-educational, individual, and group counseling
Attends treatment team meetings with multi-disciplinary treatment team
Attends seminars and conferences to obtain current education regarding substance use and co-occurring disorders and treatment
Maintains good standing with Licensure and licensure board(s)
Participates in quality improvement monitoring/peer reviews
Participates in "on-call" rotation as requested
Fills in for all other counselors (Admissions, Residential Treatment, Transitional Living, Outpatient) when necessary, temporarily or permanently
Assists in orienting and training of new staff
Performs other duties as assigned

Residential Treatment Counselors
Completes and/or reviews client screening and assessment data (ASI, MAST, DAST, Suicidality Questionnaire, Trauma Screening, etc.), defines problem areas, and determines treatment needs with involvement of the client and multi-disciplinary team
Responsible for formulating treatment plans with involvement of client and multi-disciplinary team according to state and federal regulations
Consults with other staff members in reviewing client progress
Develops long term recovery plan for each client
Writes discharge summary and coordinates all necessary and appropriate referrals with the multi-disciplinary team
Determine appropriate level of care through face to face meeting utilizing ASAM criteria and personal interview
With appropriate consent, prepares documentation regarding assessment and/or progress in treatment

Education and Experience:
Master's degree in behavioral health or addiction-specific required. Licensure or under supervision for license for a LBHP required. ASAM training required. ASI certified required. A minimum of two years' experience in Chemical Dependency treatment field is essential. Dual diagnosis treatment experience is beneficial.

Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of cultural sensitivity; the principles and techniques of psychiatric counseling and addiction counseling; issues specific to the dually diagnosed and the effects of psychotropic medications; community mental health resources; social, economic, and health problems related to the dually diagnosed; the dynamics of co-occurring disorders.

Skill in interviewing, conducting individual and group counseling, documentation, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others, effective oral and written communication, following oral and written instructions, and public speaking.

Access to Confidential Information:
This position will have full access to confidential client information as needed.

Physical Requirements:
Light lifting, able to negotiate stairs.

NOTE: This position is classified as "Safety Sensitive". Safety Sensitive positions include tasks or duties that could affect the health and safety of the employee performing tasks or others. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the needs of the organization

12&12 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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  • Job Reference: 1010175814-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: 12&12, Inc.
  • Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent