Certified Addiction Counselor

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American Work, Inc. began providing services to Georgia’s severely mentally ill adults in 1999, and today offers a range of services that maximize the ability of people with a mental illness or addictive disorder to live and thrive in their community. Our goals are parallel with the recovery and resiliency model Georgia desires.

American Work, Inc. is partnered with Pathways by Molina.

Pathways by Molina, previously Providence Human Services, is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services.  At Pathways, we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people.  Our more than 7,000 employees provide the highest-quality home- and community-based social services and non-emergency transportation services in 23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.  We proudly serve more than 60,000 unique clients.  We specialize in providing direct services and case management to children, adolescents and adults with behavioral and medical health needs, as well as those supervised by government subsidized programs, in their homes or through community-based resources.  Pathways offers a full spectrum of social service and behavioral health solutions, including Youth & Family Services, Adult Services, and Prevention Services.  Within each area, clients have access to a broad range of social and behavioral services to meet their needs.

American Work and Pathways by Molina are seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual for our Certified Addiction Counselor position to join our team.


•Must be a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) who holds a CAC (or an equally recognized SA certification equivalent or higher) or actively in Addiction Counselor Trainee Training and Supervision
•Must be able to communicate  effectively, both orally and in writing
•Have an understanding of and sensitivity to serving the culturally diverse and special needs population and possess knowledge  of the populations served in the services  provided
•Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License
•Must have a clean Motor Vehicle Records (MVR)
•Must have a clean Criminal Back Ground Check (no convictions or shown credible evidence of perpetrating abuse, neglect or sexual exploitation- child or adult)


•Conducts   and  documents   initial   and  on-going   assessment   of  onsumer's   strengths, bio psychosocial histories, substance abuse and mental health treatment needs
•Under supervision and with consultation of Clinical Director, provides crisis assessment and intervention
•Ensures appropriate  safety plan is established
•Facilitates referral  to inpatient  hospitalization as clinically indicated
•Through the use of acceptable therapeutic interventions and techniques, assists consumers  in establishing  and reaching treatment  goals
•Documents and reports service delivery and consumer progress on an ongoing basis on progress notes, treatment  plan reviews and thorough discharge  summaries
•Abides by laws, regulations and standards of practice regarding Confidentiality and Ethics for the provision of treatment under the scope oflicense and certification
•Follow all regulations set forth by American Work, Inc., policy and procedure


Pathways by Molina offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits that include:

Paid vacation and sick leave
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Nine paid holidays
Flexible schedule
Mileage reimbursement
Training and development opportunities

Pathways by Molina is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

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