1. Clinical
  2. Full-time
  3. Prevention and Recovery Center
  4. Houston

Counselor (Fully Licensed LCDC)

  1. Clinical
  2. Full-time
  3. Prevention and Recovery Center
  4. Houston

Job description

Company Description

PaRC (Prevention and Recovery Center) is looking for talented healthcare professionals to join our team!

Part of the Discovery Behavioral Health family of brands, we are dedicated to helping our patients and their families cope with alcohol and substance abuse and find a path of hope, health and healing.

Our success and outstanding reputation for quality programs in the field of recovery depend on the motivated, enterprising and qualified professionals we recruit and retain. Our employees are caring and committed. They enable us to give exceptional and pioneering treatment and the tools individuals and their families need to reclaim sobriety and pursue rich lives.

If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.

Compensation range starts at $19 per hour.

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience 

Our Offer to You! 

We are dedicated to empowering our employees with their professional and personal development by providing:

  • 401(k) 
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Weekly training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

The Counselor I or II provides Substance Use Disorder Counseling and Substance Use Disorder Education for Detox, Residential, Partial, and/or Intensive Outpatient patients and their families; provides case management services; communicating and working with all clinical staff, utilization management, and referral sources


  • Facilitates treatment from the time of admission through discharge to include group counseling, individual counseling, family counseling, and treatment planning. 
  • Documentation of all services provided within given timeframes.
  • Facilitates educational groups as assigned. 
  • Participates in crisis management and interventions as needed.
  • Completes comprehensive assessment of clients’ substance abuse history and treatment requirements and prepares individualized developmentally appropriate treatment plan.  
  • Develops and implements complex treatment and discharge plans for clients with substance use disorder; and conducts intensive or comprehensive interventions as necessary.
  • Serves as a professional and provides clinical guidance to other counselors as needed. Audits client records prepared by others to ensure compliance with required documentation and service delivery. Provides assessments and guidance as necessary to resolve complex case problems.  Demonstrates and/or instructs on appropriate procedures, modalities and techniques.
  • Develops and presents introductory and continuing education programs on subjects related to assigned specialty for other counselors or technicians.  
  • Collaborates with supervisor or other psychiatric, social work, or medical professionals on specific case-related issues to maintain continuity of care, and to aid in achieving therapeutic and restorative goals for clients.
  • Creates positive working relationships with local social service agencies, EAP, referral sources and community organizations.  Researches and evaluates services provided by each to utilize them as sources in client referrals
  • Serves on a variety of department or site committees necessary to plan and evaluate treatment programs and client services and to continuously improve treatment protocols, procedures, and results.
  • Performs staff on duty responsibilities, ensuring effective operation of therapeutic treatment milieu within the treatment community.  Initiates crises management and conflict resolution interventions; completes incident reports; and collaborates with departmental staff of clients’ disruptive behaviors, or potential threats to safety of others or themselves.

This is a full-time position that will work Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5:30pm.

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at parcbh.com.


  • Minimum: Associate Degree in the Mental Health or Human Service-related field
  • Must have a minimum 2 yrs. Experience as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.  

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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