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Burrell Behavioral Health Counselor in Winfield, Kansas

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Complete intake/screening/assessment process within appropriate time frames as designated by state regulatory/CARF/agency standards.

  • Develop treatment plans for clients in accordance with state regulatory/CARF guidelines that demonstrate individualization and evolution based on information gathered from assessment.

  • Complete correspondence in a timely fashion.

  • Participate in clinical staffing/treatment team meetings providing feedback on pertinent cases.

  • Adhere to weekly service provision model.

  • Document all services provided in accordance with state regulatory /CARF/agency standards.

  • Ensure that services are entered within the appropriate time frame, appropriate format, note refer to treatment plans, etc.

  • Correct any file/charting deficiencies within appropriate time frame.

  • Assist clients through transition process and complete final correspondence such as transition summary, plan, letter, etc.

  • Complete all mandatory trainings meeting state regulatory /CARF Standards, obtaining 36 hours of training every 2 years with focus on EBP and improved clinical skill sets (MO) and 40 hours of training every 2 years with 3 hours being Ethics (KS).

  • Represent the agency within the community in a professional manner.

  • Maintain positive, professional relationships with referral sources, clients, and coworkers, adhering to Code of Ethics and agency policies.

  • Handle crisis situations as they arise.

  • Facilitate group counseling, group education, family conferences, and individual sessions focused on resolving problems related to substance use that interfere with the person’s functioning.

  • Work with clients/patients to examine attitudes, feelings, and behaviors that promote recovery, healthy decision making, and improved problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrates interest in long term and short term goals and objectives of the company.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor, Program Director, Vice President, or the Executive Team members.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of caseload management and rehabilitation methods, principles, and techniques, as they relate to mental health and substance use disorder treatment.

  • Knowledge of the problems encountered by persons with mental health and/or substance use disorders.

  • Considerable knowledge of the methods and modalities as well as the legal requirements and court procedures related to treating mental health and substance use disorders.

  • Ability to establish rapport with client/patient population.

  • Capable of employing methods and counseling techniques in an effective manner to assist clients/patients to engage in recovery and improve overall functioning.

  • Capable of communicating ideas clearly and effectively verbally and in writing to produce clear and concise reports.

  • Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations of the program to which the associate is assigned.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

  • Missouri: Hold the credentials of a Qualified Addiction Professional as defined by the Missouri Credentialing Board, Inc. (MCB)

  • Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC), Certified Reciprocal Alcohol Drug Counselor (CRADC), Certified Reciprocal Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor (CRAADC), or Registered Alcohol Drug Counselor (RADC), Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP); or

  • Credential of Co-Occurring

  • Kansas: Hold the credentials as defined by the Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board, (BSRB)

  • Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) or Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC)


  • Appropriate State Board

Applicant must be willing to become licensed in additional states, other than the state currently licensed in. Applicant must be willing and comfortable with providing telehealth services to the individuals we serve.

Supervisory Requirements:


Employment Requirements:

  • Successful completion of background check including criminal record, driving record and abuse/neglect.

  • Completion of New Hire Orientation within 30 Days of Employment.

  • All training requirements including Relias Learning within two (2) weeks of employment and annually thereafter.

  • First Aid certification within three (3) months of beginning employment and upon renewal date.

  • Obtain CPR certification within three (3) months of beginning employment and upon renewal date.

  • Behavioral Management training completed within thirty (30) days of employment or first available class after start date:

  • CPI for Residential programs

  • Peaceful Intervention or Verbal De-escalation for Outpatient programs

  • Achievement of thirty-six (36) hour training requirements within 2 year period in accordance with 9 CSR 10-7.110 E 1. (Missouri)

  • Growth and Development form (CPRC only) within thirty (30) days of employment.

  • Privileging and Credentialing form (CPRC only) within thirty (30) days of employment.

  • Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations of the program to which the associate is assigned.

  • Provide copy of applicable certifications/licenses.

  • Valid Driver’s license in state of residency required.

Physical Requirements:

ADA Consideration - Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (exists up the 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (exists 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, or pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Preferred Family Healthcare is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.