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Licensed Behavioral Health Counselor - Eastwood Recovery Center

Company: Ascension
Location: Southfield
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Ascension Eastwood Recovery Center is hiring a Licensed Behavioral Health Counselor to lead our Clinical Team. This position includes a combination of clinical and administrative work. The ideal candidate will be team oriented with strong substance use disorder (SUD) and trauma-focused experience. Eastwood Recovery Center is a truly life changing, mission-based program that helps adult men recover from addiction and mental health issues.


The position includes the following expectations:

  • High standard of quality clinical care with evidence of skills in motivational interviewing, co-occurring disorders, and trauma
  • Professional and/or personal experience with recovery Exceptional ability to communicate and problem-solve with others
  • Maintain a partial caseload of 7-10 residential clients, including weekly individual sessions
  • Effective didactic skills for recovery, dual diagnosis, trauma, DBT, etc.
  • Admirable skills for facilitating group therapy
  • Self-accountability and follow through

City, State:  Southfield, Michigan

Location:  Eastwood Recovery Center

Schedule: Full Time, Tuesday-Saturday

Additional Job Details: Must have MCBAP certification


Our recovery care team at Ascension Eastwood Recovery Center, listens to understand you and deliver personalized care for your recovery. We provide treatment for men experiencing substance use disorders, trauma, and mental health, and we care about how these problems affect physical, emotional, and spiritual health. We provide tools to help you build stronger family relationships and address social isolation issues. Men who enter treatment here may stay up to 5 days in detox and up to 28 days in residential treatment to build a strong foundation for the beginning of your recovery.


What You Will Do:

Position responsibilities include:

  • Leading a team of clinicians to provide quality care for SUD and COD clients
  • Lead weekly Case Conference
  • Participate in Peer Review Committee
  • Sign charts
  • Coordinate audits with Clinical Supervisor
  • Working with Lead Tech, Nurse Practitioner, and Clinical Supervisor to oversee program functions and work on Quality Improvement
  • Community Outreach and Engagement along with Clinical Supervisor
  • Working with clinical, medical, and recovery tech staff to manage risk
  • Supervision of Master’s level Intern(s)
  • Providing clinical care with a partial caseload including Intakes, Process Groups, Didactic sessions, and Individual sessions
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • One or more of the following required:
    • Licensed Master Social Worker credentialed from the Michigan Board of Social Work obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Verified by local Credentialing Office.
    • Licensed Counselor credentialed from the Michigan Board of Counseling obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Verified by local Credentialing Office.
    • Licensed Psychologist credentialed from the Michigan Board of Psychology obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Verified by local Credentialing Office.
    • Therapist specializing in Marriage & Family obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Any issuing authority accepted. Verified by local Credentialing Office.
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred. Verified by local Credentialing Office.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Additional Preferences:
  • Must have MCBAP certification
  • Fully Licensed Clinician is preferred.
  • Limited License with extensive addiction experience also considered
  • Professional and/or personal experience with recovery
Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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