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Job Posted May 12, 2014

POSITION: Bilingual Outpatient Substance Abuse Therapist

The Bilingual Outpatient Substance Abuse Therapist position will play an essential role of providing excellent evidence-based and culturally informed psychotherapy interventions to Latinos in North Carolina. El Futuro, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit mental health and substance abuse treatment agency. This is an opportunity to be a part of an energetic, creative and multidisciplinary team and make a difference in the community.

This position is responsible for carrying out clinical duties in an ethical, culturally and empirically informed manner. This includes conducting screening and triage assessments, performing psychosocial and diagnostic assessments, developing effective treatment plans, providing brief case management as well as ongoing brief and/or long-term psychotherapy. The Bilingual Outpatient Substance Abuse Therapist will report to the Clinical Director. In summary, the Bilingual Outpatient Therapist works to accomplish El Futuro’s mission to provide excellent mental health and substance abuse services to Latinos in North Carolina.

We are seeking someone who is very committed to working with the Latino community in North Carolina, who is reliable and punctual, with excellent clinical skills. Experience in evaluation and psychotherapy with dually diagnosed individuals is highly valued. A strong ability to problem solve independently is essential to this position. Strong organizational skills and ability to turn in timely documentation are required.

To perform this job successfully an individual must have licensure in the addiction field (LCAS or be eligible for LCAS in North Carolina) and preferably a master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field. The candidate must be fully or provisionally licensed in the state of North Carolina, and must have a minimum of 2 years experience working with diverse populations. Familiarity with the Latin American immigrant community and spoken Spanish are required.

Salary range: $41,000-$50,000; Commensurate with experience and licensure.

In order to be considered, send your resume and a cover letter that explains why you want this position to: Clinical Director, El Futuro, Inc, 136 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701, fax to 919-688-7102, or email to No phone calls.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the qualifications. Employment agency inquiries are not welcome.


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El Futuro, Inc.
136 E Chapel Hill Street Durham, NC 919-688-7101
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