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Center for Mental Health Licensed Addiction Counselor - Great Falls, Helena in Great Falls, Montana

Ever thought about a job where you can say...."I help change people's lives"? Now you can! Be part of our team at the Center to help Adults and Children with Beautiful Minds in Montana!

Part-time/Non-Exempt/Great Falls & Helena

32 hours a week

Duties: Performs work tasks as an Addiction Counselor in areas of assessments; group, individual, and family counseling; lectures; crisis intervention; and outcome reports. Maintain program record keeping in a professional and timely manner and in accordance with program and state requirements. Conduct diagnostic/placement assessments; provide group, individual, and family counseling services, client lectures, and case management services, in accordance with best clinical practices, laws, and administrative rules. Under supervision of licensed clinical professional counselor or clinical social worker, identify, coordinate, and/or provide direct care to consumers with co-occurring disorders. Offer crisis stabilization services, as needed. Refer individuals to needed adjunct services and/or appropriate level of care. Provide training and presentations to community groups and agencies on related substance abuse topics. Maintain client confidentiality in accordance with federal and state laws. Reports to the Recovery Licensed Program Supervisor

Qualifications: Comprehensive knowledge of addiction, theoretical models of therapeutic change processes, and best clinical practices; primary Axis I and II diagnoses; group theory and practice; instructional techniques; family education and support; working knowledge of assessment procedures, including diagnostics and placement; knowledge of laws and administrative rules relevant to chemical dependency, mental health, and confidentiality; of community resources and referral procedures; and thorough knowledge of ethical performance standards and their application.

Education & Experience: An Associate or Bachelor’s degree in alcohol and drug studies, psychology, counseling, or a related field from an accredited university is required. Must be licensed as an Addiction Counselor. An equivalent combination of study and experience; 2000 hours of supervised work experience in chemical dependency counseling and certification. Must have a valid driver’s license, valid vehicle insurance and personal vehicle. Excellent computer and communication skills. In addition, dual license LCPC or LCSW is preferred. Travel is required.


We offer competitive wages and benefits! New hires will receive $500.00 sign on bonus!


Mission: The Center for Mental Health partners with people and communities to produce exceptional, integrated mental health and substance abuse services.

Vision: “Partnering to Improve Lives”

Beliefs/Values: Ambassador of the Center, Own it, Individuals Matter, Create Joy, Embrace Change, Show Up. Step In.