Mental Health/AOD Counselor

Community for New Direction (CND) - Columbus, OH


  • Bachelor’s degree in human service or behavioral science with two (2) years of experience in the field of chemical dependence and/or mental health treatment with LPC/LSW or LISW/LPCC.
  • Independent license preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable of substance abuse trends, 12 step support systems and ASAM criteria for treatment.


The MH/AOD Counselor is under the direct supervision of the Director of Outpatient Treatment Services.


Salary Range:

  • $34,000 - $45,000 (based on education/experience)



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Care and 401K


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develops a comprehensive clinical formulation based on completion and/or review of chemical dependency, bio-psychosocial, and related assessments and client’s current functioning.
  • Provides chemical dependency counseling (individual, family, and group), crisis intervention, and chemical dependency education.
  • Develops, assigns, and monitors individualized treatment and Continuing Care Plans in cooperation with a multi-disciplinary Treatment Team.
  • Provides case management to ensure problems identified in assessment are resolved or appropriate services accessed.
  • Documents all clinical procedures.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, and other meetings.
  • Completes day-to-day services documentation as required by funders, accreditation bodies, and Community for New Direction.
  • Provides regular updates to referral sources on progress, lack of progress, attendance and treatment outcomes.
  • Provides probation and parole updates on client’s compliance in treatment.
  • Assist in other areas as deemed necessary by the Director of Outpatient Treatment Services and/or the Vice President/COO.


Send resume to:

Community for New Direction (CND)
2323 W Fifth Ave - Ste 160
Columbus, OH 43204
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