EAP Counselor

Description:

EAP Per-Diem Counselor

Responsible for serving multiple EAP contracts including the clinical, training, and promotional aspects of the program. This position will represent ABH® and its services in a positive and professional manner and adhere to ABH’s best practices, guidelines, policies and procedures as established, promoting ABH as a leader in behavioral healthcare in all interactions and work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide clinical assessment and diagnosis for a wide range of issues presented by employees and family members; Provide brief problem solving, supporting and motivational counseling; Provide appropriate referral coordinated with medical insurance, clinical and financial needs; Develop referral resources for a wide range of employee needs, including cultural and ethnic; Follow up in a timely manner ranging from one follow-up call to ongoing case monitoring for treatment compliance for more severe cases, such as chemical dependency, psychiatric and fitness for duty; Maintains confidentiality of all client protected health information and adheres to all HIPAA related to policies and procedures; Demonstrates ethical behavior and cultural sensitivity in all activities involving individuals of diverse backgrounds; Performs other tasks/responsibilities as required to support the business operations.  If requested, conduct training sessions on a wide variety of topics, conduct groups with employees to cope with change, and provide critical incident response around loss and trauma.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Clinical or Counseling Master's Degree with current Connecticut license along with 2 years of clinical experience with a broad range of clients including Psychiatric, Substance Abuse, Marriage and Family; Afternoon or evening hours are required; Two years specific EAP experience and training in substance abuse, crisis intervention, and Marriage and Family Therapy is preferred; Experience conducting employee workshops and management trainings is preferred; CEAP or CEAP eligibility within one year is preferred; Psychological First Aid Training and/or experience with critical incident response is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Demonstrated broad knowledge of mental health and substance abuse diagnosis and treatment and referral of individuals with substance abuse and/or emotional problems; Group facilitation, mental health consulting and training skills; Strong attention to detail; ability to work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines; Excellent PC skills with demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Package (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook); internet; Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

 

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Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

213 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Phone: (860) 638-5309
Fax: (860) 638-5302