Life Enhancement Services – LESDC, LESMD, LESTX

Careers

We have various opportunities to join our team in other capacities that will help us build the organization. Please contact our Human Resources Director Lachan Isaac email: lisaac@lesnc.org

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor Job Description

Position Title: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor

Reports To: Clinical Director

Main Function: The SUD Counselor helps their patients and families through the process of rehabilitation and recovery from drugs, alcohol, and other substance and behavioral addictions. 

Qualifications: 

    • Valid DC clinical license (CAC I, CACII, LPC, LISAC, LCSW, etc)
    • Minimum of 3 years of administrative supervisory experience
    • 5 years of experience working in behavioral health programs
    • Experience and knowledge of direct behavioral health services, including assessment, treatment, and consultation
    • Knowledge of diverse modalities of counseling and diagnostic principles
    • Knowledge of, and ability to, apply counseling and diagnostic theories and techniques to a full range of diverse client populations as well as co-occurring disorders
    • Knowledge of clinical research literature
    • Program development, data, and performance management experience
    • Belief in a strengths-based approach to human services.
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