The Salvation Army Counselor in Anchorage, Alaska

Requisition Number

05095 Counselor II FT 02.23.18

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The Salvation Army’s Clitheroe Residential Facility has an opening for a full time Counselor II. Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Counselor II supports residential chemically dependent clients in developing skills to support a clean

and sober, emotionally stable lifestyle by providing and comprehensively overseeing the treatment process for clients from admission to discharge from residential treatment. This position works with other agencies and partners to assure continuity of care

via technology and through referrals to other providers.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Starting pay is $27.00/hour.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE but are not limited to:

• Develop comprehensive needs-based treatment plans

• Administer client testing; perform motivational counseling; provide referral services for clients

• Maintain client charts; document group and individual notes; prepare case reviews, aftercare plans and discharge summaries according to established procedures

• Provide professional and therapeutic treatment; case management; education and counseling to clients, family members, and significant others


• Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, or a related clinical field

• Minimum of two (2) years of experience in direct service delivery in the field of substance abuse treatment and/or co-occurring disorders. Experience working with diverse populations

• Ability to meet Alaska State Certification CII requirements within one (1) year of hire

• Skill in group, individual, and family counseling, didactic presentations, case management, treatment planning, discharge planning, crisis intervention, and client assessment and evaluation

• Knowledge of Alaska criminal justice system and Dept. of Corrections

• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, ability to work harmoniously and collaboratively with others under a minimum of direct supervision

• Current Alaska driver’s license with acceptable driving and criminal history records

This posting should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position. The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this


QUESTIIONS: Contact Fiona Johnson, Residential Clinical Manager, 907-243-1181



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CFR 60-1.35(c)

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