Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist – Full-time, 1st Shift – Catawba Valley Medical Center

Provides therapeutic services in an inpatient or outpatient setting for inebriated or substance dependent patients including but not limited to facilitating individual, family and group counseling, crisis intervention, patient education, treatment planning, and assessment. Responsible for contributing to patient treatment plans; cooperating with other disciplines in the development of individual, family and group therapy programs. Requires the ability to assess patient problems, to conceptualize patients in terms of accepted theoretical framework. Requires a knowledge of and commitment to professional ethics.

Education and Credentials Required:

Bachelor’s degree in a related human service field accompanied by Certification or license from an approved credentialing organization as a provider of services to the target population within 18 months. Certified by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Certification Board as a counselor (CSAS), Licensed by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) or Licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.

BCLS for healthcare providers from the American Heart Association required within three months of employment date.

Crisis Intervention Certification within three months of employment and renewed at least bi-annually for the first year and annually thereafter.


Master’s degree in a related health service field.

Experience in the acute care setting.

Work Experience:

Two years professional experience working with the population served.

Please use the link below:

Posted on: January 8, 2020


Nags Head Treatment Center

2224 S. Croatan Hwy

Nags Head, NC 27959


Hours of operation – Monday – Friday, 5:15am – 1:00pm

Nags Head Treatment Center is a private outpatient medication assisted treatment program offering treatment for opioid use disorder. The mission of Nags Head Treatment Center is to provide individualized drug counseling, education and medication assisted treatment to opioid dependent adults in a safe, medically sound, therapeutic environment. We strive to provide opportunities for patients to explore, change and strengthen themselves so they can lead a healthy and productive life.

Persons hired for this position are responsible for ensuring that competent, safe, quality and professional care is provided to each of the patients assigned to his/her caseload or other team members (in their absence), in accordance with current applicable Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Utilize knowledge of chemical dependency and counseling techniques to introduce effective education and counseling for patients under their care.

Persons hired will conduct individual and group counseling to meet treatment plan goals and objectives. Produce a clear and concise documentation in all areas including, but not limited to: Admit note, assessment, daily charting, weekly clinical review, staffing notes, treatment plan updates, biopsychosocial, transition and discharge planning, documentation of family sessions as needed and all summaries. Responsible for appropriate referral to each patient in need, open clear and ethical communication with referral sources; follow up of each of his cases after discharge. Motivates patients for changes, effectively perform crisis interventions, screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling (group, individual, family). Appropriately and professionally provides case management, patient education and keep clear, ethical and confidential reports and record keeping. Interacts and relates with peers and other professionals to assure comprehensive and quality care for the patients. Will participate in Crisis Counselor after hours phone line rotation.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None. Reports to Program Director and works closely with all clinical team members.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Registration with the NCSAPPB required. CSAC-I, CSAC-R, or CSAC required. If in recovery, at least 5 years of continuous sobriety required. Ability to work independently as well as with the team, ability to maintain high level of professional ethics. Working knowledge of Methasoft software a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general clinical reports and documents. Ability to respond to regulatory agencies. Ability to effectively present information to the Supervisor.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS: LCDC, HIV/AIDS Educations, CPR/ First Aide and non-violent crisis intervention. Ongoing supervision will be provided and cost covered by company.

Job Type: Full-time

Please email resume to Robyn Mitchell at [email protected]



Posted on: January 1, 2020

Drug Abuse Program Coordinator

Job Title: Drug Abuse Program Coordinator Position Code: 162763
Exemption Status: Exempt Department: Programs
Reports To: Chief Psychologist Division: Psychology
Review Date: January, 2008 Supervises: Drug Treatment Specialist
    Facility: Rivers


This position administers and supervises the Drug Abuse Treatment Program’s policies and practices including planning, organizing, developing, implementing, coordinating, and directing activities.  This position ensures compliance with the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) standards, effective supervision of staff, clinical and administrative supervision of drug abuse treatment staff and the clinical quality of all drug abuse treatment programs in the institution.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the oversight of Admissions and Orientation (A&O) presentations on drug abuse programs.
  • Responsible for the oversight of drug abuse education and non-residential drug abuse treatment.
  • Coordinates the sharing of information related to community-transition drug treatment programming.
  • Provides administrative and clinical supervision of the Drug Abuse Treatment Specialists and any contract staff hired to provide drug abuse programming. Conducts weekly meetings with staff to discuss program operations, individual inmate cases, and inmate progress.
  • Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and continued development of the residential drug abuse treatment program.
  • Conducts psychological testing by interviewing and diagnosing inmates to determine if they are qualified for the Residential Drug Treatment Program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD/PsyD in Psychology.
  • Licensed to practice in the State of North Carolina.
  • Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board preferred.
  • Two years of experience working as a clinical psychologist. Substance abuse experience preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


Posted on: November 26, 2019

Part time or full time position at Forsyth Psychiatric Associates in Clemmons

This is a part time or full time outpatient therapist position in a fast growing and expanding private office setting in Clemmons, NC. Therapist will be involved in individual therapy. This position will offer flexible work schedule, supportive work environment, high functioning clients, competitive salary and benefits.


LCSW-A, LCSW, LPC, LPC-A, LMFT-A or LMFT and will be able to join the private insurance panels.

Preferences: have at least 2 years postgraduate experience with solid skills and excellent references.

Please respond with a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Posted on: November 24, 2019

PPW Therapist- Substance Abuse & Mental Health


JOB TITLE:    PPW Therapist- Substance Abuse & Mental Health    Full Time, Exempt

DATE OF NOTICE: August 30, 2019

Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. has an opportunity  in Columbus County, NC for a licensed therapist to provide pregnant and postpartum women (PPW) independent diagnostic, psychosocial and professional counseling for clients (pre-and-postpartum women, their partners, and their children) with complicated substance abuse, addiction problems, mental health and cooccurring disorders with an appropriate level of supervision. The therapist will utilize a gender-specific, trauma-informed approach to address client substance use, mental health and other needs. Collaborates with an interdisciplinary team to ensure quality of client care.

Required Educational/Experiential Qualifications:

  • Must have graduated from a Master’s degree program in clinical or substance abuse treatment psychology
  • LCSW preferred, and NCSAPPB Licensure as a LCAS; or LPA, or LPC, LCSW-A; and possession of NCSAPPB Licensure as LCAS-A, or certification as a CSAC, or registration with NCSAPPB

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: October 7, 2019

PPW Program Coordinator


JOB TITLE:     PPW Program Coordinator     Full Time, Exempt

DATE OF NOTICE: August 30, 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:

  • Graduation 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: October 7, 2019


Phoenix Counseling Center (Gaston/Lincoln/Cleveland counties) seeking LCAS/LCAS-A applicants.  Position requirements include, but are not limited to, completing screening/evaluations, 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 a complete job description and application visit our website @  If you have questions please contact Denise Whitener [email protected] or at 704-396-6747.

Posted on: October 2, 2019

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

  • 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


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