Dual Disorders Specialist II (CADC or Licensed).
Company: Catholic Charities - Diocese of Trenton
Posted on: November 22, 2021
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is
a faith inspired non-profit organization, mission-driven,
family-friendly, and passionate about services to our communities.
We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the
areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, IT,
Finance, Marketing, and Nursing. When you join us, you can expect a
true focus on work-life balance, competitive salaries,
comprehensive benefit programs, and an environment that promotes
inclusion. Some of our benefits include: generous paid Holidays,
Vacation, and Sick time; excellent health & pension plans; and wide
array of training and staff development opportunities to earn
on-site CEUs. Catholic Charities is an Affirmative Action / Equal
Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment
for staff as well as for people seeking assistance. To learn more
about the agency, please visit our website at :
www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org. - JOB SUMMARY: Provides
specialized services (i.e. dual disorder and substance abuse
counseling) in addition to the required general services to the
PACT consumer to foster wellness and recovery. The Dual Disorder
Specialist is responsible for the development, coordination and
delivery of consumer responsive substance abuse/dual disorder
services utilizing the resources of the PACT team and those
available within the community including other social service
agencies, self-help programs, etc. As a member of the PACT team,
participates in the planning and provision of interdisciplinary
training and skill development for all members of the team.
- Contributes (in collaboration and under the supervision of the
Team Leader/Clinician) in the development, supervision, training
and coordination of PACT staff and their professional activities
with respect to the delivery of substance abuse/dual disorder
related services, thus fostering an effective environment conducive
to wellness and recovery.
- Displays commitment to the goals of PACT, the PACT philosophy
and the team's responsiveness to the needs of the consumer.
- Conducts substance abuse/dual disorder assessments as necessary
upon intake and/or upon request by the consumer and/or other
members of the PACT team.
- Participates in the intake screening, treatment planning and
discharge review process assuring appropriate substance abuse/dual
disorder treatment, management and decision-making processes are in
effect with respect to the services available and offered to the
- Responsible for maintaining accurate and current records on all
consumers, including progress notes, assessments and reviews,
treatment/recover/wellness plans, daily service logs, and other
reporting mechanisms as may be necessary to assure effective
service delivery coordination and communication.
- Conducts dual disorder focused, individual, group and family
educational and counseling programs/sessions addressing the needs
of the consumer and his/her family.
- Coordinates and advocates with community service providers for
on-going, emergency and other forms of health care for PACT
consumers (e.g. medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, etc.)
- Provides representation on behalf of the agency, the PACT team
and/or the consumer at various interdisciplinary service
- Contributes to and participates in the delivery of
interdisciplinary in-service training and case conferences.
- Provides on-call and emergency response services.
- Participates in the PACT team and Agency QI process.
- Performs other duties as assigned. OTHER DUTIES:
- Serves as a member of the PACT team, providing on-going case
management, medication monitoring, supportive counseling, life
skill development, crisis intervention, vocational assistance,
and/or specialized substance abuse/dual disorder services to PACT
consumers as warranted and/or requested.
- Establishes and maintains a treatment relationship with the
consumer providing face-to-face service to the consumer in the
hospital, community and with other agencies and family as
- Participates in the development of individualized
treatment/rehabilitation/recovery/wellness plans, overseeing the
identification, development and delivery of appropriate substance
abuse/dual disorder services.
- Coordinates and provides the PACT team with training and
development in areas of clinical specialty.
- Provides direct and emergency back-up services and support to
members of the PACT team.
- Maintain accurate and complete documentation of services
provided, in accordance with established policy guidelines for
- Participates in on-going supervision and/or program development
with the Team Leader/Clinician that may consist of field visits to
the consumer's residence, work site, family, etc.
- Participates in the PACT daily planning and coordination
meetings, treatment planning/case conference meetings, etc. Job
Requirements:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Behavioral
Science/Human Services (Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation,
Counseling, Nursing, etc.) from an accredited college/university.
Two years of experience in the delivery of community mental
health/addiction services to adults with serious, persistent mental
illness and substance abuse. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED: LCADC,
LSW or LPC MANDATED PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: On-call availability and
response is required. -cb
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