Per Diem EAP 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;
  • If requested, conduct supervisor training sessions to meet specific needs of the organization;
  • Deliver services to managers and supervisors on handling troubled employees;
  • Provide consultation services to managers and supervisors on handling troubled employees;
  • If requested, provide employee education sessions on a wide variety of topics;
  • Conduct groups with employees to cope with change, loss and trauma and provide critical incident response;
  • 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.


  • Clinical Master’s Degree along with 2 years of experience (clinical) with broad range of patients including Psychiatric, Substance Abuse, Marriage and Family;
  • Two years specific EAP experience and training in substance abuse, crisis intervention, DSM criteria 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;
  • Critical Incident Stress Management Training and/or certification or eligibility within one year is preferred;
  • Attends annual Conflict of Interest training.


  • Demonstrated broad knowledge of mental health and substance abuse diagnosis and treatment and the role of the consultant in bringing about organizational change;
  • Diagnosis and referral of individuals with substance abuse and/or emotional problems;
  • Group facilitation 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.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

213 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457

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