Director Substance Abuse

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Communicare is a community mental health center in North Central Mississippi that serves Calhoun, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Tate and Yalobusha counties. Communicare offers specialized treatment services for adults with serious mental illness, children with serious emotional disturbances, individuals with substance abuse disorders and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.The position requires a Master's Degree in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or Social Work. Applicants must be independently licensed or eligible for certification through the Mississippi Department of Mental Health. Experience in SA treatment and prevention is required.

  1. Administer Substance Abuse programs.
  2. Supervise staff working with clients receiving substance abuse services both residential and out-patient.
  3. Coordinate and direct staff training.
  4. Provide case and program consultation when needed.
  5. Provide counseling services to clients and their families.
  6. Attend supervisory staff meetings.
  7. Participate in in-service training programs.
  8. Work toward improving the delivery of services.
  9. Prepare grant proposals related to substance abuse services.
  10. Be responsible to the Executive Director.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Applicants can apply in person at local county offices. Main office is located at 152 Highway 7 South, Oxford, MS 38655.Resumes can be submitted to kclinton@oxfordcommunicare.com - please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the e-mail.

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