Substance Abuse Counselor / Buncombe County

NC Department of Public Safety; Positions Located in Buncombe County at Swannanoa Correctional Center for Women and/or Black Mountain Substance Abuse Treatment Center For Women

Recruitment Salary Range: $33,960.00 – $46,713.00

  • Credentialed as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or as a Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP)
  • In addition, these credentials will be considered: LCAS, LPC, LMFT, LCSW and CRC
  • Experience providing group and individual counseling
  • Experience in conducting assessments, treatment, and discharge planning

NC State Government Jobs link:

Posted on: September 12, 2019

Clinical Compliance Officer

The UNC Department of OB-GYN’s Horizons Program is seeking a Clinical Compliance Officer.  Horizons is a substance use disorder treatment program for pregnant and/or parenting women and their children, including those whose lives have been touched by abuse and violence: This will be a full-time faculty position, at the Clinical Instructor rank.  The primary office will be in Carrboro, with regular travel to Raleigh and any other sites that may open in the future.

The Clinical Compliance Officer’s responsibilities will be:

 Maintaining Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

  • Leading the annual CARF reaccreditation process

State and Medicaid Monitoring

  • Serving as the key leader for Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR) site visits, annual Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG) audits, local monitoring reviews and any data submission requirements for block grant or Medicaid funding
  • Complying with state incident reporting requirements
  • Reading and acting on news from Department of Medical Assistance (DMA) and LME/MCO Communication Bulletins

Internal Horizons Quality Control

  • Leading UNC Horizons Quality Assurance Committee meetings and providing training/needed follow up regarding missing or low-quality documentation
  • Serving as a member of the Horizons Quality Improvement Committee
  • Serving as the main internal monitor for ensuring compliance in all areas of program function that are related to multiple regulatory bodies overseeing Horizons’ clinical functions
  • Managing the overall census of Horizons facilities

Outward Facing Interactions

  • Responding to complaints, subpoenas, medical records requests and the organization’s compliance with state medical record management and HIPAA requirements
  • Managing the NC Health Information Exchange expectations and requirements
  • Assisting with clinical research projects and preparation of manuscripts, based on the results of the research
  • Representing UNC Horizons as a member of state & national organizations, and at professional conferences

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Psychology, Education, Business Administration or another related health field
  • 3 years’ experience in behavioral health, quality assurance or business management in a MH/SA or LME/MCO setting

Strongly Preferred

  • 2 or more years’ experience providing mental health/substance use disorder treatment services
  • 2 or more years’ experience participating in quality improvement processes/protocols


  • 1 or more years’ experience working in a provider oversight capacity for LME/MCOs in North Carolina

To apply for this position electronically, follow this link:

Please attach a cover letter (address below), an updated Curriculum Vitae and contact information for at least three professional references. The cover letter should describe your present position, your professional goals, what attracts you to this particular position and what qualifies you as an outstanding candidate.  Please address your cover letter to:

Hendree Jones, PhD

Executive Director, UNC Horizons

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of North Carolina


Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7570


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


Posted on: August 25, 2019


Positive Generation in Christ, Inc. Located in Tarboro, N.C. is seeking a LCAS, CSAC, LPC, and Qualified Professional for DWI classes and Substance Abuse classes. Please submit resume to [email protected] and follow up with a telephone contact 252-641-4522.

Posted on: July 30, 2019

Social Worker

The Integrated Pediatric Mental Health (IPMH) team in Duke’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a LCSW/LCSW-A to support the Duke Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Substance Use Treatment (CAST), as well as other clinics and ongoing initiatives.

Work Performed
Substance use evaluations, individual/family therapy with adolescent/young adult substance use clients, group therapy in Intensive Outpatient Program, liaison in community regarding substance use program, participation in team meetings to discuss cases and substance use programming.

Interview patients, their families and other parties to obtain information about personal, social, environmental history.

Participate in staff conferences and collaborate with members of CAST/IPMH team to develop and plan evaluation and treatment programs to provide maximum benefits for patients.

Maintain liaison with community agencies and participate in related area activities

Accept on-call responsibilities for after-hours coverage. Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

Required Qualifications
Education/Training: Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work required. Comparable training and experience (e.g., Master’s in Psychology) also considered. Clinical experience and training in with adolescents and young adults with substance use required.

Application Please send CVs and names of three references to [email protected].

Posted on: July 22, 2019

ACTT Substance Abuse Counselor – Lumberton

Job Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Lumberton, NC

Job Description:

Include but not limited to: completing substance abuse assessments; utilize harm reduction tactics towards treatment, assesses and tracks beneficiary’s stages of change readiness and stages of treatment; use outreach and facilitates access to other community supports; facilitates the Person Centered Plan development. Company benefits offered.

Qualifications:  At least Bachelor’s degree with CSAC, LCAS, or LCAS-A certification

Contact: [email protected]

Posted on: July 5, 2019

ACTT Substance Abuse Counselor – Shallotte

Job Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Shallotte, NC

Job Description:

Include but not limited to: completing substance abuse assessments; utilize harm reduction tactics towards treatment, assesses and tracks beneficiary’s stages of change readiness and stages of treatment; use outreach and facilitates access to other community supports; facilitates the Person Centered Plan development. Company benefits offered.

Qualifications:  At least Bachelor’s degree with CSAC, LCAS, or LCAS-A certification

Contact: [email protected]

Posted on: July 5, 2019

Substance Abuse Counselor (Adult Recovery Court Program)

Family First Community Services LLC is seeking to hire a SA Counselor in Charlotte NC.  

Position Type: Full-Time

Qualification:  Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS or LCAS-A) 

Responsibilities: SA Counselor provides outpatient treatment (assessment, individual and group therapy) and advocates for individuals who are under supervision of Mecklenburg County Adult Recovery Court. This position attends clinical/legal staffing and court and works closely with the interdisciplinary team.

Please submit a resume to [email protected]

Posted on: May 26, 2019

ACTT Substance Use Professional – R876

Monarch is recruiting for an LCAS or LCAS-A professional in the Lexington, North Carolina area to support individuals in the community on an Assertive Community Treatment Team.  ACTT provides a comprehensive individual treatment program for adults with MH/SA disabilities.  Provide support services, write plans, coordinate services, facilitate access to community resources, developing goals, documentation, career assistance, & travel within communities served.

Requires LCAS or LCAS-A in NC.  Previous related experience preferred.  Competitive pay, health & dental coverage, life insurance, paid time off, retirement, mileage reimbursement, etc.

Please apply on-line at for R876


Posted on: May 23, 2019

Substance Abuse Counselor

Job Type:  Temp to Perm; Full Time

Job Location:  Fayetteville, NC

Job Description:

Work requires considerable knowledge of alcohol and drug addictions, alcohol and drug withdrawal, and ability to assess situations and propose the best treatment; knowledge and practical application of different therapeutic approaches, group dynamics, communication skills, crisis and family intervention. Considerable knowledge of counseling techniques and their application to substance abuse casework is required

Job Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a human service field or related curriculum and two years of substance abuse experience; LCAS certification

Contact: [email protected]

Posted on: May 22, 2019

PPW Program Coordinator

JOB TITLE:            PPW Program Coordinator

                                    Full Time, Exempt

DATE OF NOTICE:     May 13, 2019

Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. has an opportunity for a Program Coordinator to provide supervision and management of all PPW (Pregnant and Postpartum Women) staff in the Columbus County, NC area.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • The coordinator will coordinate with the Continuum of Care Coordinator to manage integration of Qualified Professional/Case Managers and Certified Peer Support Specialists.
  • Participates in administrative work related to planning, directing, and managing all aspects of the PPW Program.
  • Manages and oversees staff development.

Required Educational/Experiential Qualifications:

  • Graduations from an accredited program with a Master’s degree in human services or related field
  • At least two years of progressive substance abuse and/or mental health counseling experience
  • Possession of North Carolina licensure as one of the following: LPA, LPC, LCSW, or equivalent AND
  • Possession of NC licensure as LCAS

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. Health benefits available, life insurance, LTD, paid time off, retirement savings program and more.





ATTN: Human Resource

Or email resume to: [email protected]

Posted on: May 15, 2019