Talbert House Careers

Position:  Substance Abuse Counselor for ADAPT
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  1495-325
# of Openings:  2

Talbert House has career openings for ADAPT Residential Substance Abuse Counselor's  
$2000 Sign on Bonus for Dependently Licensed Therapist:
$500 after 1st day, $500 after completing 6 months close supervision, $1000 after 1st year anniversary
$3000 Sign on Bonus for Independently Licensed Therapist: 
$500 after 1st day, $1000 after completing 6 months close supervision, $1500 after 1st year anniversary
WORK LOCATION:  3009 Burnet Ave  
WORK HOURS:  1st Shift    
FLSA STATUS:  Salaried Exempt    
JOB TYPE: Regular Full time
JOB CODE: 1495-325

ADAPT is a residential treatment program that offers substance abuse assessment, education, individual and group counseling, self-help groups, vocational/employment services, alcohol and drug testing, case management and various specialty service for adult men and adult women charged with drug related felony offenses.  The Substance Abuse Counselor will maintain a caseload of clients and provide assessment, individual and/or group clinical services. Services may be provided in a variety of settings.  Searching for dependent and independently Licensed professionals. 

  • Maximize treatment outcomes by using approved counseling methods for individual, family, or group sessions.
  • Conduct assessments (including dependent diagnosis) to develop an accurate diagnostic summary/service plan. Use approved interviewing and observation techniques/instruments to assist with assessment.
  • Utilize clinical knowledge and training to recognize when medical referral is appropriate and to understand psychotropic medications, side effects and related diagnoses.
  • Prepare clinical reports and individualized service plans utilizing agency electronic clinical documentation software.
  • Assure documentation is in compliance with contract, regulatory and agency requirements and best clinical practices. 
  • Efficiently operate personal computer to enter, edit and/or retrieve data and to produce reports and documentation.
  • Effectively works as a team member, including participating in all required trainings, ensure the safety of others and participate in Peer Review/CQI process.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Active Ohio license as a Social Worker (LSW), Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II or III (LCDC II or III)
Talbert House employs, promotes and contracts without regards to race, gender, color, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, sex, religion, or genetic information. Talbert House is an EO/AA Employer/M/F/Protected Vet/Disabled & an equal provider of services.
Talbert House is a community-wide nonprofit network of social services with programs focusing on prevention, assessment, treatment and reintegration. Each year, Talbert House helps thousands of men, women and children across Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky overcome adversity to become healthy and productive citizens through programs in community corrections, mental health, substance abuse, welfare-to-work and housing.

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