Current Available Postitions

Position Title: Outpatient Therapist
Location: Espanola, New Mexico
Position Type: Contractual (Exempt)
Compensation: Depends on Experience
End Date: August 4, 2020

Number of Openings: 2



The Outpatient provides professional substance abuse counseling to outpatient clients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. Ensures clients with mental health problems are referred to appropriate individuals or agencies.  Conducts individual and group counseling following the structured framework of State and Federal law, The Counseling Code of Ethics and Hoy Recovery Program policies and procedures.  Responsible to contact courts and other referral agencies, arrangements for support services as needed, work with individual clients and their families, provide group therapy that meet client needs.  The Therapist maintains records of all information relating to the treatment plan, support services, progress and appropriate forms.  Matrix training preferred.


Applicants must 1) Perform assessments on clients utilizing the computerized Addiction Severity Index (ASI) assessment or other evaluation tools; 2) Must assist clients in development and implementation of their personalized, individual treatment plans that address their self-identified co-occurring treatment issues.  Client treatment plans will be executed utilizing various treatment techniques and therapeutic counseling skills associated with established national treatment standards for treatment of co-occurring disorders; 3) Provides individual or group therapy utilizing psych-education cognitive behavior methods, motivational methods, or other therapeutic modalities as assigned; 4) Support the 12 step program as directed and the Matrix model; 5) Prepare and maintain complete case files on all assigned clients, making sure that all required services, forms, and reports are included and complete; 6) Enforce and maintain policies, procedures, rules and regulations, guidelines and adherence to and compliance with client service delivery, confidentiality and ethics; 7) Complete forms and submit to funding source; 8) Record client progress notes that are reflective of treatment goals and objectives; 9) Assist other staff in management of clients’ emergencies; 10) Responsible for creating and maintaining a therapeutic and safe environment for clients; 11) Makes contact with clients and provides individual therapeutic sessions as needed; 12) Develops and maintains liaison with various agencies to meet the needs of the clients.  Informs clients of services available and documents appointments with outside agencies; 13) Provides short-term coping and crisis intervention counseling; 14) Develops and maintains confidentiality of client’s health information (HIPAA Standards) and in accordance with State and Federal law, and code of ethics; 15) Makes referrals to specialist when necessary (i.e.:  Rio Arriba Case Management, mental health services, medical services etc.); 16) Conducts marital, family, and group counseling sessions; 17) Participates in the clinical review and the quality management review as required; 18) Attends staff meetings to discuss treatment plans, progress, treatment of individual clients, and documents relevant staffing information; 19) Provides information on behalf of clients where required by agencies and is responsible for all releases of information; 20) Writes discharge summaries, and makes referrals to appropriate agencies for outpatient services upon discharge; 21) Maintains clients files as required by agency standards, program policy, and file management policy; 22) Performs related duties as required or requested by Clinical Director, or Executive Director.  QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate degree, BA, MA from an accredited college or university with degree in Psychology, Social Work, Addictions, or other related fields; 2) Current LADAC, LPC, or LPC license; 3) Two years previous experience working with clients with co-occurring mental health/substance abuse issues.  Providing individual and group psycho-therapy; 4) Applicant must be computer literate to be in compliance with funding sources and computerized assessments, data collections, etc.; 5) Must have and maintain New Mexico Board of Counseling certification; 6) Must have a valid NM Driver’s License, clean driving records, pass criminal history screening, and random drug testing; 7) Must speak, read, write, and comprehend English.  Bi-lingual/Bi-cultural preferred (English/Spanish); 8) Must maintain confidentiality of client and family information and especially and medical conditions (HIPAA); 9) Must willingly expand knowledge and skills in the field of substance abuse and counseling methods and renewal of counseling license; 10) Ability to work as a team member within the mission and philosophy and values of Hoy Recovery Program; 11) Must have a negative TB test.



Hoy Recovery Program, Inc., began as an alcoholism treatment program in 1974.  Throughout the early years of Hoy, focus was placed on building a treatment model that reflected the culture and heritage of the clients, gradually incorporating traditional healing practices, including cultural healers, and agricultural projects, creating a successful model for treating clients with chemically dependent issues.  Hoy Recovery Program, Inc., offers three core components:  residential treatment, outpatient treatment, and intensive outpatient treatment.  These components bring males and females, 18 years of age and older to a treatment team of professionals that develop individualized treatment program that best meets the client’s unique needs.  Outpatient clients who do not require supervision, attend individual and group sessions at the Espanola office.  At the residential facility, clients live in gender-specific residences on a private, safe and secure 40-acre campus bordering the Rio Grande River in Velarde. These services work together providing immediate help followed by support and ongoing services so clients can continue to live and work in the community.




APPLY Applicants apply via website career link with resume or contact Human Resources directly.

*Contact Name: Human Resources

*CALL: (505) 753-2203