Substance Abuse Counselor Intern

Part-Time Position

Location: Belle Glade, Palm City and Ocala Florida

Seeking a Substance abuse counselors to provide therapy to individuals struggling with issues related to alcohol and/or drug use. The ability to lead group counseling and parent support groups, as well as conduct one-on-one sessions with clients of Project Lift. The selected candidate must have an understanding of how to work with individuals dealing with substance abuse issues, including common issues for this population and established therapeutic techniques. It is important for the counselor to be able to work with people who come from a variety of age groups and cultures.

Generally, the selected substance abuse counselors will perform evaluations for clients of Project Lift and develop a personalized plan for recovery; over the course of counseling, this plan may change depending on the Client’s needs and progress. The counselor should have a large network of connections to things such as community services and medical providers so that clients can be referred to these services as necessary. It may also be essential to work with the Client’s medical providers with the Client’s and legal guardians permission. All activities performed with clients should be well documented and in compliance with confidentiality laws as deemed through HIPPA and governing bodies related to the rules of ethics.


An individual enrolled in a program to gain their certification as a Certified Addicts Professional. Previous experience is not required.

Contact Name: Raquel Lumia
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Facility Name: Project LIFT


CBHT Special Pricing

The Academy for Addiction Professionals is a leading addiction professional training center and an approved education provider for both the Florida Certification Board (FCB) and NAADAC. We offer interactive in-class (South Florida Location) and online training courses for the Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Certified Behavioral Health Technician (CBHT) and Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) levels of certification as well as Continuing Education and Professional Development programs.