LCAS in Spruce Pine, NC

RHA Behavioral Health Services is seeking a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist for its Spruce Pine office in Western North Carolina.
Company Overview
RHA Behavioral Health Services impacts the lives of over 12,000 people across North Carolina and has been helping people lead healthier, more fulfilling lives since 2005. We are a leading provider of high-quality supports and services for people with all kinds of behavioral health needs. RHA is recognized by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) as a statewide Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency (CABHA). This means we offer a comprehensive range of behavioral health services to meet the treatment needs of the people we serve.
By meeting all of the behavioral health needs of our consumers, we can greatly reduce or eliminate the fragmentation of services that leaves some individuals without total, holistic, truly person-centered care.
Using the Recovery Model as the foundation of all of our programs, we are experiences in providing treatment and support to people with mental health and substance abuse needs. RHA specializes in helping individuals who have a dual diagnosis: many of the people we serve have both mental health and substance abuse needs or have a developmental disability.
We believe that every person is unique and, therefore, every path to recovery and healing is unique.
Mission and Values
Mission – “With passion and integrity, RHA Behavioral Health creates opportunities for people and communities through innovation and leadership”.
Vision – “Setting the PACE for Excellence in Supporting People”
Values – PACE – Passion, Accountability, Communication, Ethics
Job Responsibilities
As an LCAS with RHA, your responsibilities will vary based on the groups you work with and the programs through which you provide services. In all activities, you will coordinate closely with the interdisciplinary team to best help service users, including behavioral health specialists, registered nurses, quality assurance specialists, paraprofessionals and the Clinical Director.

Additional Responsibilities
• Conducting Clinical Assessments
• Provide therapeutic support for clients attending our SAIOP (Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient) program
• Running individual, family and group outpatient therapy sessions
• Conducting inpatient group therapy sessions
• Orienting new service users to RHA
• Developing person-centered plans for service users
• Oversee the discharge planning process
• Facilitating relationships between RHA, service user families/legal guardians and various social service community resources, such as food stamp and housing assistance, healthcare, job training and placement and substance abuse support groups

Job Requirements
Our ideal LCAS is an excellent communicator and listener with strong therapeutic skills who works well as part of an interdisciplinary team and runs open and productive therapy sessions. You must also excel at behavioral interviewing techniques to uncover service user needs and be able to anticipate these needs.

Additional Requirements
• Graduate Degree in Social Work or related field
• Valid licensure to provide mental/behavioral healthcare in the state of North Carolina
• Minimum 2 years experience working with individuals with mental and/or behavioral health issues that includes writing person-centered plans, conducting effective group therapy and providing mental health diagnoses.
• General working knowledge of the human services delivery system in North Carolina
• Valid driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable transportation
• Ability to pass a drug screen and background check
• Ability to life between 20 and 50 pounds and meet the physical requirements of performing CPR and therapeutic holds
• Employee supervisory experience preferred
• Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) preferred

The greatest benefit of a career at RHA is the difference you make in the lives of our service users. Our holistic person-centered approach and focus on quality assurance, respected across North Carolina and throughout the Human Services industry supports our reputation for innovative programs and positive outcomes.
RHA Behavioral Health Services offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work-life balance and protection from the unexpected.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package for full time employees includes:
• Competitive compensation plan
• Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and prescription insurance
• 403(b) retirement program
• Paid Time Off – up to 26 days of PTO for full time employees!
• Life and AD&D insurance
• Extensive wellness reimbursement benefit
• Discounted premiums for participation in wellness initiative
• Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
• Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve!
• Many more benefit choices!

Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 per year
Relocation expenses offered
Office Location: 129 Skyview Circle, Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777
Please send cover letter/resumes to and

Posted on: August 31, 2015

MH/SA Clinician II/III

Phoenix Counseling Center
MH/SA Clinician II/III

Individuals in this position are considered to be a fully/provisionally licensed behavioral health professional. Individuals may provide services to consumers with MH/SA disorders… Individuals must maintain clinical licensure (full or associate) in substance abuse and/or mental health. Duties include, but are not limited to, completing screening/evaluations, Person Centered Planning, arranging for needed services/supports, linking consumer to community resources and natural supports, providing psycho-educational group activities, group & individual counseling, life skills training, disease management, administering drug screens.

For additional information visit our website @:

Posted on: August 31, 2015

InnerVision in Uptown Charlotte is Looking for F/T LCAS

Full Time Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialists (LCAS) needed to conduct assessments and provide therapy for adults with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse challenges.

Competitive pay! Great team! Great opportunity for a salaried full time position with Great Benefits (paid vacation, 100% employer paid BCBS health insurance, 401K, merit increases) in a Great organization!

Send resume to: or call Dr. Nicholas at 704-377-5042


Posted on: August 28, 2015

Fixed Term Open Rank Faculty Position

The School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for one non-tenure track, open rank, full time (1.0 FTE) twelve month faculty position. This position will be funded by the School (.50 FTE) and by the Behavioral Healthcare Resource Program (.50 FTE). This position is available October 1, 2015. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.

We are seeking applicants with social work practice experience and expertise, and the ability to teach in either the direct practice or management and community practice curricula area. Applicants for the direct practice and macro practice positions should have demonstrated social work skills and experience in their area of practice. Further, interest and experience in teaching graduate MSW classes are preferred. This non-tenured position is responsible for teaching 3 graduate classes per academic year, advising students and participating in school committees.

The Behavioral Healthcare Resource Program (BHRP) at the School of Social Work links current research to initiatives in mental health and substance abuse systems. This position will provide training on and off site to publicly funded behavioral health providers on topics such as Motivational Interviewing, Contingency Management, Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care, ASAM Criteria, military culture and screening and Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). Other duties include: collaboration and consultation with other groups regarding issues related to substance use disorders and providing clinical field supervision to the MSW Substance Abuse Certificate students.

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged.

Applicants must possess the following: an M.S.W. degree from a CSWE accredited School of Social Work, a license in Clinical Addiction (LCAS); and certification as a Clinical Supervisor (CCS) or Clinical Supervisor Intern (CSI), or willingness to pursue these credentials. Preference for a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and/or a United States Veteran or military experience. Additionally, a minimum of two years post-M.S.W. practice experience is required. Further, the applicant is expected to have the ability to integrate research and scholarship into course development, assignments, and lectures.

Candidates should electronically submit a curriculum vita, a letter outlining teaching interests and experience; teaching evaluations, sample course materials (syllabus, assignments, sample lecture notes) to ; include within the electronic application four professional references; their institution, email and phone number (referees will receive a system generated email to upload a referee letter when a finalist pool has been established). Please Note: Referee letters SHOULD NOT be mailed directly to the School of Social Work.

Uploaded letters of reference should be addressed to:
Jack M. Richman, Ph.D., Dean and Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work, 325 Pittsboro Street, Suite 302, CB#3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3550

The School of Social Work offers M.S.W. and Ph.D. degrees. Dual degrees are offered with Law, Public Health, Public Administration and Divinity (with Duke University). To learn more about the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, we invite you to visit our home page at

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Posted on: August 28, 2015

LCAS/Mental Health Contractual Counselor

Counseling Services at Campbell University is seeking applicants for a part-time contractual position 8 hours per week during academic year.

Counselor primarily will provide substance abuse assessment and counseling to students. Counselor also will provide mental health counseling for students with co-occurring needs.

Education: Minimum Master’s degree in a human services field.
Candidate must be dually licensed as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) and a mental health provider.

Experience: At least 5 years full-time experience providing substance abuse counseling and assessment services. Prefer similar experience providing psychotherapy.

Prefer experience with mandated populations.

To apply



Posted on: August 17, 2015

CSAC Sought for DUI Program

Caring Services, Inc. in High Point is seeking a CSAC.

CSAC credentials are required.

Please e-mail for more information.

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Licensed Counselor

McLeod Addictive Disease Center
Marion, NC

McLeod Center Marion has an opening for a Full Time Licensed Counselor. Must be LCAS, LPC, LCSW or Associate licensed. Apply online at Dept KC; e-mail resume w/salary reqs to Attn: Dept KC or mail to Dept KC 515 Clanton Rd Charlotte 28217. EEO/AA/m/f/vets/disabled.

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Moore County Opportunity

Child/Family Therapist/Parent Educator (FT) –
• Provide in-home visits that focus on developmental issues, discipline techniques, and prevention strategies for specific age groups.
• Arrange for and conduct groups in which parents can create and maintain social networks that will sustain and support them
• Serve as a liaison between parents and other state and local agencies that provide parent education/child development/prevention services.
• Provide 20 hours per week of direct client services in the form of SACOT, group out-patient treatment, family or child prevention/therapy.
• Maintain a thorough knowledge of medical records standards, regulations and diagnostic instruments.
• Facilitate the PCP process by implementing, monitoring, revising and evaluating outcomes, including the client, other providers (medical and non-medical) and natural community supports.
• A Master’s degree in social work, psychology, special education, or other human service field and licensure or provisionally licensed in a behavioral health discipline.
• Two years’ paid experience working with parenting programs, substance prevention, or other related human service field
• Two years of paid family and child direct care experience.

Deadline to apply is: June 26, 2015

RHCC offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, and etc.

Interested applicants send resume to:
Attn: Human Resources
60 Commerce Plaza, Pembroke, NC 28372
P: 910-521-2900 F: 910-775-9161

Posted on: June 22, 2015

LCAS Needed

Psychiatric and psychotherapy clinic is seeking a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) to provide in-office clinical substance abuse counseling to individuals and families. Candidate must have strong clinical skills and experience with co-occurring MH/SA population.

Clinician must have obtained licensure in a recognized substance abuse discipline and be in good standing with relevant licensing board. Clinician has the opportunity to build caseload to full-time status.

Interested and qualified candidates should forward resume and cover letter as an attachment to

Posted on: June 10, 2015

Executive Director

Healing Transitions of Eastern Carolina (HTEC) is seeking dynamic, experienced candidate for Executive Director. HTEC is a non-profit corporation organized to establish a twenty-four hour facility in Greenville, NC for uninsured and underinsured men that will provide shelter care and recovery from alcohol/other drug addiction through 12 step, peer role modeling, self-governance approach. HTEC will replicate the successful Social Model Recovery program, The Healing Place of Wake County operating in Raleigh, NC since 2001.

Master’s Degree or equivalent from accredited university; minimum four years related experience and training; experience with 12 step and peer recovery model and process. Minimum four years progressively complex supervisory experience in health/human services agency required. Experience with board governance, budgeting, and reporting requirements for non-profit agencies necessary. Appropriate computer and communication skills.

Forward letter of interest, resume to:

Posted on: May 20, 2015