Preferred\: 2 years of progressive experience in a mental health/addiction recovery or related field.
Required\: A minimum of a Masters degree from an accredited educational institution in Counseling, Social Work or other related behavioral health field.
Must possess LIMHP in Nebraska.
Must be a licensed alcohol and drug counselor (LADC).
****The outpatient clinic settings will not accept the provisional license.
Must possess strong knowledge of mental health and chemical dependency; knowledge of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual criteria and appropriate treatment planning for the various diagnostic categories; ability to determine appropriate level of care and triage patients accordingly; basic knowledge of managed care/EAP services and requirements; ability to process and complete charting tasks in a timely manner; knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards; strong knowledge of the principles of growth and developmental needs across the lifespan; good communication skills (verbal and written); demonstrates personal traits of a high level of motivation; team orientation; professionalism; trust; integrity and places a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.