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Requisition Number 19-1310
Title OUTPATIENT (LCPC or LCSW) SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR - SKOKIE, IL.
Program SKOKIE
City SKOKIE
State IL
Full-Time
Description As Illinois’ largest provider of substance abuse treatment, joining the team at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers valuable experience with a variety of treatment methods as well as an opportunity to collaborate with skilled experts about a diverse clientele. Gateway welcomes the challenge of constant improvement and is proud to uphold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. In addition to a competitive salary, Gateway offers employees health benefits, dental insurance, career advancement, training and development and on-site clinical supervision to individuals pursuing certifications and licensures.

Outpatient (LCPC or LCSW) Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:

• Completing comprehensive assessments and treatment plans and providing substance abuse and/or mental health counseling services to clients
• Developing and implementing complex treatment and discharge plans for clients with dual diagnoses, social or mental health issues
• Documenting treatment and discharge plans, clients’ progress and responses to treatment and maintaining related records and charts
• Serving as a professional resource to the treatment staff in resolving complex case problems and may provide clinical supervision as needed
• May develop and facilitate training for treatment staff
• Other duties as assigned
Requirements • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work or a related field required

• Current professional clinical license (LCPC or LCSW) in state of hire required

• Minimum 4 years of clinical experience in the treatment of substance abuse and dual-diagnoses

• Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and outpatient treatment setting required


***12pm-10:30pm Monday-Thursday***

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females and individuals with a disability and protected veterans.
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