Treatment Counselor

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/28/2023 2:52 PM)
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Knowledge Services is actively seeking a full-time Treatment Counselor for our client in Winchester, IN. The Treatment Counselor is responsible for completing pre-screens, bio psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and substance abuse treatment to assigned clients. 


  • Complete pre-screen assessments on referred clients to determine eligibility.
  • Conduct bio psychosocial assessments, substance abuse assessments, and other relevant assessments within appropriate time-lines.
  • Develop preliminary diagnosis, treatment plan, and assessment within 24 hours of admission to treatment.
  • Develop individual treatment plans and maintain individual client files according to VOA, DCS, Medicaid, CARF, DHMA, and grant provider’s standards.
  • Provide individual therapy to address mental health and addiction needs.
  • Provide family therapy as needed to address mental health and addiction needs.
  • Provide group therapy to address mental health and addiction needs.
  • Participate in and collaborate with the identified treatment team to ensure high quality programming and continuum of care.
  • Consult with the access team regarding appropriateness of incoming clients as needed.
  • Provide accurate and therapeutically sound interpretive summaries based on assessment of clients’ strengths, needs, abilities, and problems.
  • Assess client’s readiness to advance phases and discharge from programming.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record, that meets the criteria for Medicaid and other payor billing.
  • Complete substance use and other required reassessments in a timely manner to comply with Medicaid standards.
  • Obtain or maintain appropriate licensing level.
  • Comply with all HIPAA requirements.
  • Assist in coordinating referrals and link clients with needed services, resources, and supports in the community as needed.
  • Complete court and other requested reports as needed.
  • Attend court as requested by appropriate community partners (i.e.  the Department of Child Services, Probation Offices) as needed.
  • Complete DCS monthly reports in collaboration with the treatment team, within contractual guidelines.
  • Make DCS child abuse reports as required by Indiana State law as a mandated reporter.
  • Provide specialized training in the areas of clinical competence.
  • Provide specialized training in the areas of clinical competence.
  • Atten treatment team meeting, clinical staffing and individual supervision meetings.
  • Protect client rights and confidentiality in accordance with company policies. 


  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned and requested.
  • Demonstrates Core Values on a daily basis through personal behaviors and interactions with staff. Supports Bravo employee recognition program either through personally nominating team members or highlighting recognition of nominations. Supports a Core Values culture by participating in an environment of Creativity & Innovation, Respect & Trust, Integrity, and Ministry of Service.
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the position. Other duties as assigned; responsibilities and duties may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field.
  • The individual must be working toward obtaining Indiana state licensure or be licensed in the State of Indiana.
  • 2 years of experience providing services to clients affected by the child welfare and/or criminal justice system and/or working with mental health or substance use disordered population(s), is preferred. 
  • The candidate should have the ability to conduct individual and group therapy, assessment, develop resources, and maintain client records. 
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and abilities and be able to communicate appropriately and effectively in sensitive and/or demanding situations.  Must demonstrate the ability to professionally represent Volunteers of America, and effectively interact with multi-cultural and diverse populations.
  •  Licensure or plan to obtain licensure preferred: LMFT, LCSW, LMHC, or LCAC.  Some evening hours and rotating on-call hours are required.
  • Some evening hours and rotating on-call hours may be required. Must be able to operate Microsoft applications, organize and prioritize work, time management, meet deadlines and operate office equipment.  Position requires work schedule flexibility; travel may be required.


Knowledge Services is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants with disabilities may contact the Talent Division via telephone, e-mail, and other means to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the Talent Services Team at or 317.806.0005.




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