This skilled professional will be the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) counselor on an innovative multi-disciplinary team that includes Primary Care Physician, High-risk Maternity Social Worker, Peer Support Specialist, and clinic support staff. This position will provide SUD assessment, individual counseling, facilitate group sessions, and provide SUD case management, to pregnant and postpartum women with SUD within the Primary Care Clinic. This position will also provide SUD-specific education and consultation to other members of the clinic and Project Nurture team.
- Independently practice in a Primary Clinic setting.
- Collaborate with patient/support system in evaluating, diagnosing patients utilizing current edition Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and/or provide specialized psychotherapy services as described in CPT to reduce and /or resolve symptoms of psychiatric and/or substance use disorders identified.
- Utilize established approaches and standards to complete assessment of patient risk to self and/or others, complete and implement risk reduction/mitigation plans to ensure patient and community safety.
- Incorporate evidence based approaches in psychotherapy including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and the Recovery Model. Demonstrate effectiveness in assessment and diagnosis, including crisis evaluations, individual, group and family psychotherapy, and multi-modal treatment settings.
- Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities of advanced social work practice and shall perform duties in a manner that respects patient self-determination, reduces health disparities/barriers to care, and adheres to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) code of ethics, Standards of Practice (SOP), and the Providence mission.