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LCSW/LMSW

ARVAC, Inc. (Freedom House)

Description

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for coordinating the daily activities and group sessions within the ARVAC Freedom House Treatment Program that includes, psychiatric assessment, medication management, marriage and family counseling, and substance abuse.

The following job functions are not all-inclusive. Job duties may change as required by the needs of the agency.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The LCSW will serve as the key point of contact for all ARVAC Freedom House clients in ARVAC’s residential and outpatient treatment program. The incumbent will be accountable for the performance and client-based results within the program. The LCSW is responsible for providing direct mental health services to the clients in the Freedom House Treatment Program. The Licensed Clinical Service Worker is expected to abide by agency policy and procedures regarding record keeping and collaboration to coordinate treatment.

Primary Activities

A. Oversees outpatient individual, family, and/or group recovery sessions
B. Creates, utilizes, and enforces the evidence-based curriculum and counseling methods
C. Supervises recreational and therapeutic treatment programs
D. Enforces a relapse prevention program
E. Complies with all behavioral health, state, federal, CARF, and ethical guidelines
F. Meets outcomes and performance standards applicable by law, rule, or regulations
G. Complies with incident reporting guidelines
H. Maintain continuing education
I. Assists to update and maintain outpatient/transitional handbooks
J. Compile and document client files as required
K. Ensure all billing submitted is in compliance
L. Interview/assess clients for mental health needs
M. Performs individual and group therapy services
N. The clinician is responsible for providing direct mental health services to our clients.
O. Document, review, and maintain accurate case records and relevant clinical information
P. Provide counseling and evaluation services to individuals or groups
Q. Maintain personal and professional code of ethics
R. Provides references and referrals to accommodate clients
S. Conducts life-skills workshops that consist of adult daily living skills, employability skills, and budgeting to prepare clients from transitional housing to affordable housing
T. Conduct case management to ensure written records are in place for reporting purposes
U. Maintains compliance with the ARVAC Freedom House Confidentiality and Privacy Policies regarding Agency, client, and employee information both documented and verbal.
V. Complies with all ACC policies and procedures for admissions and discharge of clients
W. Performs other duties as assigned

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

A. Ability to follow rules and regulations
B. Ability to communicate with supervisors, staff, and clients effectively
C. Knowledge of evidence-based curriculum
D. Ability to create curriculum
E. Knowledge and ability to counsel others
F. Ability to adhere to professional standards

Controls Over the Position

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker will work directly under and report to the Clinical Services Manager.

Qualification Standards

Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field.

Licenses or Certifications: Candidate must be a licensed LCSW in the State of Arkansas.

Experience: Two years experience in counseling required.

Requirements

Must hold a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to commute to and from work and to other agencies within the area.

ADA Requirements (Essential Functions)

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting 5-7 hours/day
  • Standing 2-3 hours/day
  • Walking 2-3 hours/day
  • Use of telephone 3-4 hours/day
  • Working under pressure 3-hours/day
  • Working rapidly for long periods 4-5 hours/day
  • Use of keyboard/computer, printer, fax, copier 4-5 hours/day
  • Position requires close work; finger dexterity; good vision, hearing, oral
  • communication, and critical thinking on a regular basis. May occasionally work longer than 8 hours/day.

Cognitive or Mental Requirements

The following cognitive or mental requirements are necessary on a daily basis: Critical thinking; Reading; Writing; Mathematics; Drawing conclusions from written or computer-generated materials; Analyzing data or report information; Creating methodologies for accomplishing a goal; Conducting research; Implementing recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources; Developing plans, procedures, goals, strategies, or processes; Directing activities of others to accomplish a goal; Clear verbal articulation.

Working Environment

Indoors, at a desk or in a vehicle for the majority of the day.

Travel for Transport required.

Maximum hours per shift are noted.

Additional Notes

This job description is only a summary and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required by the employee. This document is subject to change at any time.

How to apply:

https://www.arvacinc.org/job-application or send resume to kduncan@arvacinc.org

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Deadline: 1/1/2022

Russellville, AR

Substance Abuse Counselor

Recovery Centers of Arkansas

Description

Works under the supervision of the Clinical or Program Director for the assigned program; responsible for provision of treatment, educational, and case management services as identified in the individual plan of care including the linking of clients with resources; responsible for accurate and timely documentation of all services provided.

• Knowledge of substance abuse resources and evidence-based practices
• Provide comprehensive substance abuse assessment, including ASI and other screening instruments;
• Develop person-centered Master Treatment Plan, reflecting diagnosis and assigned placement consistent with ASAM criteria;
• Provide individual, family, and group counseling as appropriate for clients and families;
• Provide educational programs;
• Provide orientation and daily coaching of assigned individuals;
• Provide case management services to include coordinating services with other programs, aftercare/discharge planning;
• Maintain client records consistent with procedures and accreditation standards;
• Participate in treatment staffings.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jennifer Thompson, Human Resources at Recovery Centers of Arkansas.

Email jthompson@rcofa.org and I will be happy to email an application or go to www.rcofa.org to print application.

Recovery Centers of Arkansas
C/O Jennifer Thompson, Human Resources
9219 Sibley Hole Road
Little Rock, AR 72209

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Deadline: Open until filled.

Little Rock, AR

Clinical Instructor I

The University of Central Arkansas

Description

The University of Central Arkansas Clinical Instructor I is responsible for teaching, research and service. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is non-tenure track and a nine-month appointment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The faculty member will provide instruction in health sciences baccalaureate programs, engage in scholarship/practice activities, and participate in service activities at the institutional and professional level.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The candidate must: Possess a passion for teaching. Demonstrate evidence of interpersonal skills, networking abilities, and intraprofessional and interprofessional collaboration. Create an environment that facilitates student learning and the achievement of desired outcomes. Strive to improve teaching on an on-going basis. Use a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate student learning. Assist with formulating program outcomes and designing curricula that reflect contemporary health care trends.

Skills Considered Essential for Success

  • Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education.
  • Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part of a team.
  • Ability to make sound judgments.
  • Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities.
  • Civility in all interactions.
  • Demonstrate effective follow-up.

Required Education and/or Experience

The formal education of a Master’s degree required.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

It is preferred that the candidate has: 1) Educational preparation as an addiction studies educator or experience teaching at the baccalaureate level. 2) Experience with learning management systems and/or online teaching at the baccalaureate or higher degree.

License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)

Required Licensure:

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC)

University, Campus, and Community Description

Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas. Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.

How to apply:

Submit a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements and preferences for the position, curriculum vitae, and names of three references with contact information via the university online employment at https://jobs.uca.edu

Required Documents:

1. Curriculum Vitae

2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application (The cover letter should include specific information of how the applicant meets the job duties/responsibilities, knowledge/skills/abilities, and required and preferred education and experience outlined in this position description).

3. List of 3 references with contact information

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Deadline: Open until filled.

Conway, AR

Clinical Supervisor - Ongoing Contract

Souls Harbor NWA

Description

This is a flex position where our clinical supervisor’s primary role will be to review all the notes submitted by the organization’s CITs. This is an ongoing Independent Contractor position where you can set your hours to fit your existing schedule. If you are a certified Telemed provider within the State of Arkansas, you can work remotely if you prefer. We are looking for someone who possesses either an LPC or LCSW certification. Highly competitive compensation for your supervisory work.

How to apply:

Please apply to Jim Watters, Executive Director at Souls Harbor in Rogers, AR. Our physical address is: 1206 N. 2nd Street, Rogers, AR 72756

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Deadline: 11/21/2021

Rogers, AR

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