NewDay is one of the only licensed and accredited addiction treatment programs in the nation that operates with a thoroughly Christian point of view. Our vision is to combine high quality professional services with the transformational power of God’s truth, grace, and hope. The NewDay Treatment Center serves up to 14 men at a time in a beautiful facility situated on a tranquil 95-acre property outside of Bloomington Indiana. We currently have an opening for a Therapist.
The Dual Diagnosis Therapist is an experienced clinician, and agrees with the values of the NewDay Center, working with dually diagnosed men who have both substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health disorders. This position has clinical responsibility for the ongoing treatment of men 18 years of age and older who are experiencing severe and persistent substance use problems and mental illness. The position provides diagnostic assessment, formulates individual treatment plans in conjunction with the client and other individuals as indicated, provides individual counseling, provides family with updates, develops a discharge plan, as well as formulates diagnoses and completes treatment plan updates as evidenced through clinical chart review.
Essential duties and responsibilities of the Dual Diagnosis Therapist include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Maintains clinical responsibility for the therapeutic treatment of clients who have a severe and persistent substance use disorder and mental health problems.
- Provides diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, and completes necessary updates as required.
- Provides effective and efficient management of caseload.
- Participates in peer consultations, staff meetings, and continuing education. Diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, and treatment plan updates need supervisor’s signature. Charts need to be presented to supervisor on a regular basis.
- Facilitates a seamless discharge into the NewDay Aftercare program, and/or other providers as appropriate. Discharge appointment with aftercare providers must be set within 7 days of discharge.
- Completes insurance authorization as needed.
- Provides updates and consultation to families.
- Participates in program development as requested and where possible.
- May assist in training and supervision of students or staff.
- Keeps current with trends and developments related to essential job competencies, industry development, and innovation.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
Education and/or Experience
Master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, counseling, social work or a related behavioral/mental health field from an accredited college or university
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be a current Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor in the State of Indiana.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job operates in a residential healthcare setting. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the facility.