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Sedgwick County* Licensed Addiction Counselor - COMCARE in Wichita, Kansas

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Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department: COMCARE

Pay: $26.64 per hour

Work Schedule: M-F 8AM-5PM

Provide goal-directed, client-centered, medically necessary group/individual therapy to adults with mental health and/or substance use problems in an Outpatient Services therapy clinic in order to improve the quality of life and ability to function more successfully in the community. Computer documentation of all services in a timely manner is required.

Service Provision Therapy and Evaluation Services

+ Individual and group therapy using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of substance use disorders to improve emotional and functional well-being.

+ Intake/assessment to include history, presenting problems and substance use diagnoses using DSM-V criteria.

+ Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients.

+ Initiates outreach to increase engagement.

Treatment Planning

+ Prepare quality treatment plans in collaboration with client and/or guardian, additional treatment team and community partners.

+ Facilitate treatment plan review, addressing updates and progress on goals with client, treatment plan coordinator or other members of the treatment team.

+ Complete DLA-20.


+ Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed therapy and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines.

+ Complete Notes for Record, precautions, authorization for release of records, releases of information, safety documents and other documentation as required and/or recommended within established deadlines.

+ Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of education and years of relative experience. Must be licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LAC. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance.In order to comply with the requirements of the federal health care staff COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all employees of COMCARE and the Health Department must be fully vaccinated. All offers of employment are contingent upon submission of vaccination documentation prior to start date.

Preferred Qualifications: May be clinically licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LCAC.

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Huma n Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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