Substance Abuse Counselor Needed

Substance Abuse Counselor

Real House Inc.

About us:

Real House Inc. is a licensed program with locations in Montclair, Bloomfield and Newark, New Jersey. We provide substance abuse treatment for women who need shelter, intensive outpatient, or halfway house lodging.


  • Maintain clinical record documentation and services in compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Works with the APN and other personnel in client evaluation and treatment to further sobriety.
  • Assists client and family, through individual, group, family, and/or couples therapy.
  • Provides services planned to restore client to optimum social and health adjustment.
  • Performs intake, evaluation, orientation, admissions, treatment planning, counseling, documentation, discharge planning and referral of substance abusing clients, all of which must be reviewed and approved by the Clinical Director.
  • Ability to perform activities such as monitor drug screens, knowledge of Breathalyzer, monitors self-administration of medications, etc.
  • Assesses all new intakes to determine presence and extent of substance abuse issues; completes evaluation report.
  • Develops and documents individualized treatment plans that address the needs of substance abuse client population.
  • Ensures compliance with legal issues including but not limited to client confidentiality and risk management; ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • All full time Counselor employees will be required to participate in 50 hours of supervision by licensed staff during the course of one (1) year period.


  • This position requires a BA degree in Social Science and one or two years of relevant case work experience with an adult substance abuse clientele.
  • Must have CADC
  • Ability to utilize NJSAMA reports(DASIE, Admission, LOCI, ASI, Discharge)


If interested to please send resume to Ann Jennings at:


Fax: 973-744-2581


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