Counselor (Substance Abuse SAMHSA) - Conroe
Volunteers of America Texas

Conroe, Texas

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Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: Counselor - SAMHSA
Location: Conroe, TX

License Required: LMSW or a LCSW

Rate of Pay: $42,000 annually


The SAMHSA Counselor is responsible for providing therapeutic interventions designed to assist clients to successfully complete the substance abuse treatment or other clinical treatment program.


  • Conducts initial intake assessment to determine individual treatment needs from clients seeking substance abuse treatment as required per program.
  • Conducts orientation for individuals referred to the program.
  • Provides clients with individual and group counseling and case management services, as related to their ongoing needs based on their individualized treatment plan.
  • Maintains up-to-date client record documentation.
  • Facilitates therapeutic group and individual counseling.
  • Completes client psychosocial assessments and develops and/or revises and implements individual client treatment plans.
  • Prepares periodic reports on client status and activities as required by funding agencies.
  • Facilitates substance abuse education using approved curriculum.
  • Monitors and notifies Director of potential psychological crises with individual clients that may affect the operation of the program or the facility, or may necessitate further intervention.
  • Maintains documentation of treatment in electronic record-keeping, and other client files as required by funding sources.
  • Attends all scheduled client staffing, and provides input as appropriate.
  • Develops referral linkages with community resources to augment and coordinate services provided by VOATX.
  • Education requirements follow the guidelines for clinical licensure as reflected under Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations. At least three years' experience working in a clinical setting. Master's degree in Human Services, Counseling, or Social Work is required.
  • To meet the qualifications of the SAMHSA program, the counselor must hold a LMSW or a LCSW.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate therapeutic counseling for individuals and groups.
  • Reasonable combination of skills in psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, communications, resource development/linkages, and substance abuse or other clinical counseling is required.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Good working knowledge of basic computer functions.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Displays passion and optimism.
  • Demonstrates high degree of integrity and ethical standards.
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver's License, clear MVR and ability to be insured.

Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.

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Conroe, TX

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