Fulltime Behavioral Health Counselor

Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County - Mt. Vernon, OH

The Freedom Center is seeking a fulltime Behavioral Health Counselor to serve our adult and adolescent populations with substance use and mild mental disorders. The Freedom Center, a non-profit community behavioral health center, has been providing quality behavioral healthcare to adults and adolescents for more than 40 years. We offer our staff an environment where ideas and contributions are recognized and valued. Behavioral health counselor position provides assessment, treatment planning, individual and group counseling services for our adolescent and adult populations with substance use and mild mental health disorders. The position serves youth and families who are involved with Juvenile Justice System, and requires collaboration with other community organizations, treatment providers, and probation departments. The candidate invited to join our team will aspire to create a counseling experience where every client feels understood, respected and cared for. This full time position provides a comprehensive benefit package. The minimum requirement for this position is a BA degree in Social Work with post degree experience in a social service agency and licensure as an LSW. Previous experience delivering services in a corrections/criminal justice setting, and a Master’s degree with LSW, LISW, LPC, LPCC, LMFT, LIMFT, LCDC, and LICDC are preferred. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and pass BCI check and post offer/pre-employment drug screen. The Freedom Center is an NHSC-approved site in a designed Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Licensed clinicians in eligible disciplines have the opportunity to receive loan repayment assistance up to $75,000 through NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program (SUD Workforce LRP).


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Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County 
106 East Gambier Street 
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 
Email: [email protected]

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