- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $44,898.00-$71,671.00 Yearly
Provides counseling and case management services to clients with substance use disorders with the most complex problems as defined by standard treatment criteria;
Advocates for client services, collaborates with other disciplines involved in providing client treatment and coordinates all treatment activities with services provided to the client by other resources;
Provides group counseling to clients with substance use disorders;
Screens clients with substance use disorders to determine the most appropriate initial course of action with regard to substance treatment;
Assesses clients with substance use disorders to gather and interpret information necessary for planning treatment and evaluating client progress;
Develops client treatment plans and strategies to obtain the desired treatment outcomes;
Makes referrals to facilitate the client's use of available support systems and community resources in response to needs identified in clinical evaluation;
Identifies and responds to clients in crises;
Provides life skills education relevant to the recovery process to clients with substance use disorders, their families, significant others and community groups;
Documents client information in accordance with accepted principles of client record management;
Adheres to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct and participates in continuing professional development;
Performs other related duties.
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Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work and General Requirements for a classification in the Management Service. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; specific Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.
This is a Professional Service classification in the State Personnel Management System. All positions in this classification are Professional Service positions. Some positions in Professional Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.
This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit as indicated by the designation of S (supervisor), M (manager), T (agency head), U (Board or Commission member), W (student), X (Used by agency or excluded by executive order), or Z (confidential). As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining. Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and therefore, all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.