OARS Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) or Counselor Intern (CI)

South Texas Substance Abuse Recovery Services
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Post Date:
October 13, 2021
Job Status:


Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse, by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interview clients, client intake process, review records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate condition of client

  • Maintains a caseload of OARS clients (Funded, Medicaid, and or a combination)

  • Formulates with client treatment plan and program for treatment

  • Counsels clients individually and in group sessions to assist client in overcoming alcohol and drug dependency

  • Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for client

  • Refers clients to other support services as needed such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services, and employment services

  • Monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy, and adapts treatment as needed

  • Prepares and maintains reports and case histories

  • CMBHS client data entry

  • Maintains client files in compliance with State Regulations and CARF Standards

  • Formulates and conducts programs to promote prevention of alcohol and drug abuse

  • Schedules and attends client case treatment review meetings

  • Enforces clients fees by utilizing the Welcome Station/Methware System

  • Addresses and reinforces the client program rules, policies, and procedures

  • Maintains client attendance log in client files for program attendance compliance

  • Attends CTI training weekly and maintains all CTI hours documented in a Binder for verification (CI only)

  • Processes caseload individual intakes as scheduled and acquire QCC signature (CI only)

  • Assist in clinical supervision to counselor interns and QCC as needed (LCDC only

  • Assists in urinalysis collections for all programs

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Supervisor, Clinical Director, and or CEO

Certificates, Licenses, Registration

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with one year experience in substance abuse treatment

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