Employment Opportunities

ASACB commits to sharing all available employment opportunities around the state of Arkansas. We will update this list as opportunities present themselves. If there are vacancies you would like to share on our website, please contact the ASACB Administrator

Program Operations Director for Clinical Services             Post Date: 10/28/2020                Deadline: 12/30/2020


Harbor House, Inc. (HHI), a Behavioral Health organization is accepting resumes for Harbor House, Hot Springs, a residential behavioral facility is accepting resumes for several positions.  Please log on to, www.recoveryhhi.org, for more details.

Certified/Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor                                                  Post Date    05/28/2020

Position:  Applegate Recovery, addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference. At Applegate, we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.

Primary job function:  Licensed substance abuse counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting treatments and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Counselor conducts individual sessions and group sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during counseling and collaborate with doctors, nurses and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving overall outcome.

Essential Job Functions:

Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment

Conducts individual initial assessment and evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination

Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan

Respond, as needed, to patient grievances and complaints

Develop aftercare plans and discharge plans

Ensures accurate and current clinical records are maintained in accordance with Federal and State Regulations governing NTP clinics

Other related duties as determined by supervisor



Applicants must have a current license to counsel registered in the state of Arkansas LPC, LCSW, LMSW or LMFT preferred.

Experience in substance use disorder.

Must have or obtain current certification in CPR and First Aid

Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population


El Dorado, AR      Full Time Schedule: M-F 9a-5p (Saturdays by appointment only)



Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off and paid holidays.

Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path.


To Apply:    https://jobs.jobvite.com/baymark/job/od7Pafw3

Substance Abuse Counselor/Recovery Coach             Post Date: 5/19/2020                Deadline: 6/19/2020


Ouachita Behavioral Health and Wellness is growing and in need of a licensed Mental Health Professional (LAC, LMSW, LPC, LCSW) with CADC or LADC to provide services to clients with substance abuse and addiction issue for our Hot Springs Out-Patient Clinic. Experience working with adults who have dual diagnoses in regards substance abuse and mental health is expected. Clinicians will be tasked to develop treatment plans, write comprehensive session notes, assess client progress and participate as a part of a multidimensional team focused on client wellness and recovery.


Ouachita Behavioral Health and Wellness offers competitive salary and generous benefits package for full-time positions, including: health insurance, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, employer-paid life insurance and 401(k) contributions. Full time employees accrue a minimum of 160 PTO hours their first year and have up to 8 paid holidays annually. We offer flexible schedules and a supportive, mission focused and value driven working environment.  Independent contract is an option.

Sign-on/Retention Bonus Offer for qualified, full-time MHP

Please send resume to HRdept@obhaw.org

NEARRC in Jonesboro area has TWO openings for Substance Abuse Counselors.   If you or someone you know is looking for a rewarding career with great benefits, go to https://www.crdcnea.org/employment today to apply.

Northeast Arkansas Community Correction Center in Osceola has several position openings.   If you or someone you know is looking for a rewarding career with great benefits, log on to www.arstatejobs.com today to apply.

Substance Abuse Counselor       Post Date: 7/9/2019

Position: CATAR Clinic is an outpatient Opioid addiction treatment program that utilizes group counseling, medication management and drug screening towards the goal of helping people move towards maintenance & recovery. Our goal is to help lift those suffering from opioid addiction to a healthy life, free from withdrawals and cravings.

The focus in this position requires extensive knowledge of opioid addiction and direct practice in facilitating evidenced based treatment. Counselors are entrusted to maintain their expertise and continually gain knowledge via continuing education and training within the scope of opioid or substance abuse treatment. The counselor is expected to demonstrate expertise in; case management, development of patient resources, counseling, discharge/continuing care planning, and innovation with patient engagement in group counseling. He/she works with the treatment team to plan, coordinate and advocate the patient's movement through their recovery journey.

Conduct group sessions and individual sessions
Orient patients to the treatment program’s operation and procedures.
Establish and build rapport with clients.
Communicating with the treatment team, any issues or feedback and presented within counseling.
Assisting patients in developing measurable chemical dependency related goals and objectives.
Maintain licensure/certification
Providing liaison services between patient and family
Educating client and family on addiction, and maintenance medication treatment related topics
Assessing treatment progress regularly
Recommending individual or family counseling in addition to required monthly counseling as needed, or providing referrals outside of the agency.

Bachelor's Degree
Certification in addiction treatment as a certified or licensed substance abuse counselor.
Experience with facilitating groups and with individual/family counseling.
Willingness to facilitate an open group and maintain cohesion and participation among group members.
Must evidence empathy, compassion, accountability and flexibility and trust among the clients.

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines.

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with an occasional Saturday shifts (5:30 am -8:00 am)

Competitive hourly pay will be determined by experience and education. Benefits after 60 days including medical, dental, vision, 401K and paid time off accrual.

Job Type: Full-time

To Apply: Interested candidates should apply by email to: starr@catarclinic.org

Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board

 1100 N University Avenue Suite 35
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 749-4040