Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Riveredge Hospital - Forest Park, IL

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Performs ETOC/Substance Abuse assessments hospital-wide. Provides group and individual counseling. Participates in patient treatment planning and continuum of care. Provides patient and family education relative to substance abuse/psychiatric problems. Develops comprehensive patient discharge plans. Understands and considers age specific developmental issues in order to provide appropriate interpretation of assessments and needed interventions. Understands and considers basic growth and development needs specific to the age and population served. Conducts educational workshops both within the Hospital and in the community as required. Serves as a liaison with self help groups and EAP professionals. Maintains complete and accurate records of all services provided. Conducts ongoing assessments of chemical dependence services required by the Hospital treatment programs.


Bachelor Degree in psychology, social work, or related field. Must be at least 21 years of age. CADC either through IAODAPCA or ICRC. Maintain annual CPR, First Aid, and crisis prevention /intervention (PMR) certification. Must have knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation services and Special Treatment Procedures. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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