5500 Buena Vista
Roeland Park, KS 66205
P.O. Box 1063
Mission, KS 66222
© Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center

Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist - Topeka Correctional Facility - Topeka, KS

The Treatment Specialist will be overseeing Outpatient Substance Abuse treatment in the facility. We hire highly energetic, self starters, who can work autonomously and focus on meeting client needs from a holistic, integrated strengths based model.

• Providing ongoing treatment and discharge planning through the treatment process
• Facilitating therapeutic treatment groups & individual sessions
• Implementing clinically appropriate treatment curriculum
• Develop and review ongoing treatment plans to meet client specific needs
• Administering the KCPCSI, and other screening tools to determine a chemical dependency diagnosis
• Rating the severity of alcohol/drug use & recommending an appropriate placement at the safest and most clinically appropriate level of care in a treatment setting that matches the client needs
• Assessing ongoing need for continued care upon release
• Generating clinically appropriate referrals into community based recovery oriented systems of care


  • Bachelor’s degree / Master's degree preferred
  • Licensure through the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB) of KS is required.
    • LAC – Licensed Addictions Counselor
    • LMAC – Licensed Masters Addictions Counselor
    • LCAC – Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor
  • Computer skills require familiarity with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Ability to document client progress in electronic medical record
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required - verbal & written
  • Attention to detail with timely documentation & reporting
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively with the public & staff
  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Bi-lingual skills a plus

Application Instructions:

For more information, contact:
Kris Carnahan, Director of Operations & Administrative Services
Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center
913-789-0952 or 1-800-281-0029
Send resume to: kris@hradac.com