Counselor – Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System – Madisonville, TN

Counselors provide clinical services to a population of outpatient adults, children, adolescents and adults who have alcohol and drug treatment issues or co-morbid health problems.


Provide intervention, assessment/intake, treatment planning, triage, individual therapy, group therapy, and/or play therapy, as necessary.

Ensure that all documentation necessary to meet contract, licensure, and appropriate behavioral health organization requirements pertaining to these services will be completed in a timely manner per VBHCS standards.

Meet the productivity standards as outlined by VBHCS, based on the number of hours worked per month.

Clinical services will include individual therapy, intakes, assessments, such as DLA 20,Columbia Suicide Assessment and PHQ9, discharge planning, treatment planning, appropriate referral to internal/external services and support systems, and staffing of consumers.

Liaison and/or consultation with other service providers and referral sources necessary to achieve treatment goals will be required. This may include; court, schools, foster homes, relatives, case managers, and/or state agencies.


Must have a Masters Degree in the Behavioral Sciences (social work, counseling, or psychology). Prefer experience working in the community setting with adults who have alcohol and drug treatment issues or co-morbid mental health problems. Prefer counseling experience with adults and an understanding of psychotropic medications or related experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $38,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Are you currently fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or are you willing to become fully vaccinated for COVID-19?


  • Master’s (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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