Position title
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)

The LCDC is responsible for providing community-based intervention outreach services and evidence-based education to individuals receiving medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD). The LCDC will work directly with the OUD population. The LCDC will work with the treatment provider to deliver intervention services. This position is grant funded.

  • Screen and conduct assessment for program participants to ensure that required program criteria is met.
  • Coordinate with treatment provider to develop treatment plan for enrolled participants.
  • Provide Case Management to ensure wrap around services are obtained.
  • Learn and thoroughly understand the philosophy of the Council, its programs and services and resources available offenders, spouses, and children.
  • Provide education support included but not limited to, substance use and trauma.
  • Facilitate contacts with other people to promote learning of social and recreational skills, create community, and acquire a sense of belonging.
  • Provide responsible documentation of services provided in client record.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of psychology, social and/or human services, or related discipline. Master’s Degree or LCDC/LCDC-I preferred.
  • A minimum of (3) years demonstrated experience in client case-management; A minimum of (3) year demonstrated experience in conducting presentations, group facilitation, training, or teaching adults.
  • Extensive knowledge in Substance Abuse Education and Chemical Dependency.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community-based social and human services systems.
  • Experience working with the OUD population seeking or receiving MOUD, and culturally diverse populations. Working knowledge and understanding of Criminal Justice System a plus.
  • Excellent Oral, Written, and Case Management Skills required.
Skills and Knowledge Required
  • Harm Reduction Strategies, Overdose Prevention, the Stage of Change Theory, Motivational Interviewing, Contingency Management, Cognitive Behavioral Techniques, Principles of recovery from SUD or mental illness.
  • Case Management activities and knowledge of community resources for social support.
  • Knowledge of mutual-help groups, their functions, values/beliefs and how to access.
  • Ethical standards related to peer mentoring, including boundaries in relationships.

Amount of Travel: Local travel required (40%), Out of Town travel required (10%).

The LCDC will be reimbursed for his/her local travel at the rate per mile as dictated by Grant Contract. Approved out of town travel for the Council’s purposes will be fully reimbursed.


Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week. This position may require some weekend and after-hours work.

In addition to the above, the LCDC shall demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and goals of the San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Awareness and a level of energy commensurate with the Council’s expectations.

TO APPLY: Email Gloria Solis at gsolis@sacada.org your resume and completed SACADA Employment Application or fax to 210-225-4768.

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Date posted
February 27, 2023
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Position: Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)

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