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21 Aug 2023

Full-Time Counselor

Ashley Addiction Treatment – Posted by AshleyAddictionTreatment HVRE DE GRACE, Maryland, United States

Job Description


Ashley Addiction Treatment was founded in 1983 by two visionaries, Father Joseph C. Martin and Mae Ashley Abraham. They knew the treatment of drug or alcohol addiction could be designed and effectively delivered in a holistic manner that compassionately considers the whole person and not just the disease. Innovative then, and innovative now, Ashley passionately continues its core mission, “To transform and save lives by integrating the science of medicine, the art of therapy and the compassion of spirituality.” Strictly adhering to our guiding principles, ethics and a culture of excellence makes Ashley such a unique place.

The counselor position provides assessment, individual, family and group therapy, as well as crisis and case management for patients and their families. Develops and updates treatment plans, monitoring patient progress, documenting interactions and maintaining clinical records for customers with substance use disorders. Coordinates with internal and external supportive services to ensure the maximize the therapeutic benefit to the patient and their family. Collaborates with other member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. This position may require evening and/or weekend hours.


Counseling and Case Management
  • Conducts individual and group counseling sessions; assist patients in formulating treatment plans and goals; perform case management services.
  • Conduct crisis intervention; intervene and de-escalate crisis situations with patients; assess risk of harm to self or others and arrange needed resources
  • Counselor conducts and documents weekly family contacts, including continuing care recommendations and progress updates.
  • Supports patient and family engagement in Ashley Family Services.
  • Develops and delivers patient educational workshops as assigned.
  • Develops an individualized Continuing Care Plan with each patient working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Provides excellent internal and external customer service, including referents.
  • Conducts meet and greets with patients and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and use effective therapeutic interventions and counseling techniques.

In addition to the key responsibilities, each staff member of Ashley, Inc. has the following responsibilities as a part of their employment:

  • Model and reinforce Ashley’s mission and core values.
  • Perform other duties on an as-needed basis.
  • Protect our patients’ personal health information by maintaining compliance with HIPAA and other relevant Ashley-related IT security regulations.
  • Reinforce Ashley’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.


  • Certified as an Alcohol & Drug Trainee (ADT), with at least 6 months of experience required.
  • Must be able to speak and write clearly. Basic mathematical skills required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Able to interpret educational material, assessments, and treatment plans so that patients understand contents; able to probe and draw out thoughts, feelings, problems, concerns and fears of the patient.


  • May need to work untraditional work hours such as weekends, evenings, observed holidays, and nights.
  • This is an essential or critical position which will require reporting to work as defined by the business needs of Ashley, Inc.

Ashley is committed to maintaining a work environment in which all of its employees are treated fairly with respect and dignity. Ashely prohibits discrimination and harassment based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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How to Apply

Please follow this link to our Careers site: https://www.ashleytreatment.org/about/careers/view-apply/

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: addiction, recovery, substance abuse, and treament. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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