Behavioral Health Counselor

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

The Freedom Center is a community behavior health organization offering high-quality and affordable mental health, substance use treatment and support services to individuals and families for more than 40 years. We are currently seeking a talented behavioral health counselor to provide behavioral health services for adults, families, and adolescents in an office based setting.


Duties include but not limited:

  • Conduct a thorough diagnostic assessment.
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans.
  • Provide treatment; conducts individual, family, and group therapeutic services.
  • Maintain a minimum productivity level of 50% billable service
  • Communicate with families, probations officers, caseworkers, schools, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process,
  • Maintain a complete and updated clinical record for each assigned client; utilizes the agency’s established standard operating procedure to comply with documentation requirements.
  • Work as a team member with all staff at the Freedom Center.
  • Comply with all agency policies and procedures and directives of the immediate supervisor and administration.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Worker, LPCC, LPC, LISW, LSW, LIMFT, LMFT.
  • Independent License Preferred


The Freedom Center offers its staff an environment where ideas and contributions are recognized and valued. The staff is encouraged to develop their skills through training and on the job learning experiences.


This full time position provides a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Competitive compensation,
  • Health/Dental/Vision plan,
  • Life insurance,
  • 403b retirement with discretionary match,
  • Paid vacation, sick and personal leave.
  • 11.5 paid holidays.


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).


Send resume to:

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

Equal Opportunity Employer
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