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Substance Abuse Specialist (Pos. #1050)

Colonial Behavioral Health

Williamsburg, Virginia 23188
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Colonial Behavioral Health Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) Team is seeking a Substance Abuse Specialist; this professional will provide and coordinate substance abuse assessments, treatment planning and service delivery tailored to the consumer’s needs. Responsibilities include ensuring the provision of Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) model intensive community treatment and hospital diversion services to adult SMI consumers via care coordination, direct service, consultation and education, as well as other intra and interagency function. This position will assist with substance abuse treatment strategies as well as relapse prevention planning. Incumbent will also perform assertive care coordination and support services in the community.


Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays; participation in on-call rotation. Position provides services in the community as well as in consumer's homes. Master's level clinician with at least three years clinical experience working with individuals diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse disorders; LE preferred. Must meet qualifications as a Qualified Mental Health Professional and have substantial clinical experience working with the substance abuse population. Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) and case management experience preferred. Valid VA Driver's License and acceptable driving record required at the time of employment and maintained thereafter.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled Colonial Behavioral Health offers a generous benefit package to include health and dental insurance, participation in the  Virginia Retirement System (VRS), deferred compensation, flexible spending accounts, eleven (11) paid holiday, vacation and  sick leave.

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