ALCOHOL AND DRUG ASSOCIATE COUNSELOR PROVISIONAL
|Date Opened||4/25/2013 1:24:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/9/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$42,075.00 - $51,575.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Linda Padgett|
By law, the Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) is a child-serving agency responsible for assessing the individual needs of referred youth and providing intake, detention, probation, commitment, and after-care services.
DJS collaborates with youth, families, schools, community partners, law enforcement, and other public agencies to coordinate services and resources to contribute to safer communities.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Alcohol and Drug (A/D) Associate Counselor Provisional is the entry level of work, at the noncertified Bachelor’s Degree level, counseling clients with substance use disorders by using intervention, treatment and rehabilitation. The position provides the appropriate addictions treatment services to youth who meet criteria for substance abuse treatment in accordance with the standards established with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in a health or human services counseling field from an accredited educational institution approved by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists or completion of a program of studies judged by the Board to be substantially equivalent in subject matter and training.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.07, candidates must apply for and receive a letter of authorization to practice as a trainee from the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists within 90 days of their date of hire. ALCOHOL AND DRUG ASSOCIATE COUNSELOR PROVISIONAL
2. Employees must successfully obtain certification or licensure from the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists as a Certified Associate Counselor-Alcohol and Drug within one year of meeting the experience requirements for Certified Associate Counselor-Alcohol and Drug.
3. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
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