EAP Counselor


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.


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.


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.


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