Remote Counselor/Therapist

Seasoned Recruitment - Richmond, VA

Required skills & experience

  • Must currently have an independent license in the state of VA
  • Previous experience working with individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders and, specifically, opioid use disorder preferred.
  • Must have experience conducting evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination & helping facilitate the initial comprehensive assessment
    • Facilitates, establishes, and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan
    • Develops aftercare plans and discharge plans
  • Knowledge and espousement of Harm Reduction as an evidence-based practice is critical to succeeding in this job role.

What you need to know

  • This is a full-time role based remotely covering Abingdon, VA

Primary Job Function:

  • The Counselor/Therapist will be in charge of assisting patients through the outpatient treatment process and providing individualized substance use counseling and other therapeutic interventions, as needed, for individuals with a primary diagnosis of opioid use disorder.
  • The Counselor/Therapist conducts individual counseling sessions and group therapy sessions utilizing the Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral approaches.
  • The Counselor/Therapist will build a comprehensive treatment plan for the patient in treatment, evaluate patients’ progress during counseling, and collaborate with doctors, nurses, and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving the overall outcome.
  • The Counselor/Therapist is a critical member of the larger multidisciplinary team.

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