The DFS Liaison is primarily responsible as therapist to assigned clients. The DFS Program is a cooperative effort with the Division of Family Services to provide evaluation, case management and liaison services to DFS clients. The DFS Liaison is responsible for providing quality, sufficient and appropriate clinical services and for maintaining high professional standards.
Conduct Addiction Severity Index (ASI) assessment if approved as an assessor.
Evaluate assigned clients and formulate treatment plan goals in consultation with the Clinical Supervisor.
Treats clients using individual, group and/or family counseling/education as indicated on the treatment plan.
Confer with the Clinical Supervisor daily for casing.
Maintain appropriate client electronic health records and make sure the chart is in accordance with the Joint Commission and meets Delaware licensure standards and CSAT criteria.
Participate in staff meetings, trainings, and other office related duties.
To provide substance abuse consultations to the Divisions of Family Services (DFS) staff and substance abuse evaluations to DFS clients.
Link DFS clients with appropriate substance abuse treatment.
Provide intervention when needed.
Help DFS clients plan for planned discharges from substance abuse treatment agencies.
Help DFS case workers engage resistant clients.
Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science or related field OR equivalent guidelines
1 year experience in the Drug and Alcohol Field
Within 2 years, must have obtained certification as CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor).