Title Substance Abuse Technician-Genesis
Location Hopkinsville
Job Information

SUBSTANCE ABUSE TECHNICIAN, Genesis

REPORTING/COORDINATING RELATIONSHIP: Program Manager

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1) Provide recreational and supportive services for substance abusing clients in the Genesis Program.
(2) Facilitate client involvement in 12-Step support group sessions and assess clients’ progress on an individual basis as necessary.
(3) Perform other supportive duties as assigned by the program coordinator or designee.
(4) Perform client record maintenance.
(5) Maintain adequate stock of supplies.
(6) Conduct psychoeducational classes; utilize videos and other training materials as required.
(7) Explain and enforce program policies.
(8) Adapt to a weekend and/or evening schedule, depending on client and program needs.
(9) Utilize 60% of work time in direct client contact activities.
(10) Other duties as assigned/required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum one year experience in substance abuse field including working knowledge of the 12-Step recovery model. Preference given to experience with Substance Abuse/Dually Diagnosed population. Must pass a Criminal Record Check and Sexual Offender Registry check. Must present proof of a recent (less than 1-year-old) TB skin test.

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