Licensed Addiction Counselor Kalispell and Libby

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Licensed Addiction Counselor

Exempt/Full-time/Kalispell & Libby

Job Duties:  

  1. Performs work tasks as an Addiction Counselor in areas of assessments; group, individual, and family counseling; lectures; crisis intervention; and outcome reports. 
  2. Maintain program record keeping in a professional and timely manner and in accordance with program and state requirements. 
  3. Conduct diagnostic/placement assessments; provide group, individual, and family counseling services, client lectures, and case management services, in accordance with best clinical practices, laws, and administrative rules. 
  4. Under supervision of licensed clinical professional counselor or clinical social worker, identify, coordinate, and/or provide direct care to consumers with co-occurring disorders. 
  5. Offer crisis stabilization services, as needed. 
  6. Refer individuals to needed adjunct services and/or appropriate level of care. 
  7. Provide training and presentations to community groups and agencies on related substance abuse topics. 
  8. Maintain client confidentiality in accordance with federal and state laws.  
  9. Reports to the Addiction Licensed Program Supervisor. 



  1. Comprehensive knowledge of addiction, theoretical models of therapeutic change processes, and best clinical practices; primary Axis I and II diagnoses; group theory and practice; instructional techniques; family education and support.;
  2. Working knowledge of assessment procedures, including diagnostics and placement. 
  3. Knowledge of laws and administrative rules relevant to chemical dependency, mental health, and confidentiality; of community resources and referral procedures; and thorough knowledge of ethical performance standards and their application. 


Education & Experience: 

  1. An Associate or Bachelor’s degree in alcohol and drug studies, psychology, counseling, or a related field from an accredited university is required. 
  2. Must be licensed as an Addiction Counselor. An equivalent combination of study and experience. 
  3. 2000 hours of supervised work experience in chemical dependency counseling and certification. 
  4. Must have a valid driver’s license, valid vehicle insurance and personal vehicle. 
  5. Excellent computer and communication skills. 
  6. In addition, dual license LCPC or LCSW is preferred. Travel is required.

$2,000 Sign on Bonus!!


401K Matching Contributions

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Flexible Spending Account

Health Savings Account

Flexible Work Schedule

Paid Holidays

Paid Birthday

Pet Insurance

All Positions at Many Rivers Whole Health must pass Background Checks, Urinalysis Testing, and Motor Vehicle Record.

About Us: 

Since 1976, we have been dedicated to 15 counties in Montana and seek to serve a variety of both individuals and groups in all settings. We define resilience as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress — such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems, or workplace, school place and financial stressors — alongside those of chronic, severe disabling behavioral health conditions. with an integrated team of specialists and a personal approach to wellness. Today, we are focused on becoming Montana's healthcare provider of choice.

We are committed to recruiting qualified employees, continually striving for advancement, and above all, working as a team to meet the health needs of clients living in our 13 counties. Our vision is to be the healthcare provider of choice for clients and employer of choice for employees and providers. We will achieve this vision by committing to a culture of integrity, safety, evidence based exceptional care, compassionate customer service, and great work environment.  

Our Mission: Many Rivers Whole Health partners with people and communities to serve the whole person – body, mind, and spirit – by providing expertise in wellness, mental health, and substance use disorders, addressing prevention and treatment with a recovery-based approach.

Vision: To be a community based, highly respected organization known for excellence in mental health and addiction recovery services, offering compassionate, client-focused, professional support.

Our Values: Ambassador of Many Rivers, Own it, Individuals Matter, Create Joy, Embrace Change, Show Up. Step In.


Many Rivers Whole Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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