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Assesses individual consumer needs, facilitates the provision of appropriate services, and monitors the progress of
individual participants. Incumbents may be assigned to one or more functional areas within the department as needed.
Work is performed under close to general supervision of a Program Coordinator or Manager.
Co-facilitates individual, family and group counseling sessions according to individualized treatment plans and in
accordance with professional standards.
Develops and supervises the drug and alcohol life skills education component of the treatment program.
Develops comprehensive treatment plans in conjunction with the primary counselor.
Facilitates psycho-educational groups.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS INCLUDE:
Working Knowledge of: interviewing methods and techniques, case management principles and methods, professional
ethics standards, Utah State Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor scope of practice, substance abuse assessment
instruments, and crisis intervention techniques; clinical diagnostic methods and principles and various modalities of
counseling, psychotherapy, and abnormal psychology; criminal justice system, child welfare system and mental health
system; federal, state and local ordinances and policies regarding therapeutic issues.
Working Skill in: the practice dimensions as defined in TAP 21 published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration which are clinical evaluation; treatment planning; referral; service coordination; counseling;
client, family and community education; documentation; and professional and ethical responsibilities.
Ability to: work under minimal supervision.
REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Bachelor degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field. Equivalent combinations of completed
education and work experience may also be considered. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will
be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and additional background checks as required.
Must be licensed, at a minimum, as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor (SUDC) or Social Service Worker (SSW) under
the Mental Health Professional Practice Act (UCA 58-60). Incumbents are required to complete continuing education
required to maintain licensure.
EXAMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS: Individuals interested in the position must submit an official Utah County
Government application and required attachments to the Utah County Office of Personnel Management, 100 East Center,
Suite 3800, Provo, UT 84606, by 5:00 PM on the closing date. NO POSTMARKS OR RESUMES. Additional
information will not be accepted after the closing date. The Personnel Department will screen the applications for
minimum qualifications. The selection process will consist of a hiring interview, and may include any one, or a
combination, of the following examinations: application and/or supplemental review/rating, written examination,
performance test and/or oral examination. The Personnel Department reserves the right to call only the most qualified
applicants to any of the examinations.
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