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November 7, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Traffic Programs
Company Address: 3380 Flair Dr. #111
City: El Monte
State: California
ZIP Code: 91731
Company Website:
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: Admin. Director
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: Bilingual AOD Counselor

Position Description:

Part-time Bilingual AOD Counselor Needed

Bilingual Counselor needed to conduct Group Counseling Session, Education Sessions and Case Managing

part time position hours: Group Monday 6:30-8:30pm, Education Session Wednesday 7:00-9:00pm and

Case Managing Monday 3:00pm-6:30pm, Wednesday 3:00-6:30pm and every other Saturday 8:00am-1:00pm

Plus on call hours also available to be discussed.


If you are registered/certified looking please contact us with your resume to email above or for more information email your resume to or

fax to 714-429-9910

Registration and/or Certification needs to be updated

Must be Bilingual English/Spanish

Opportunities may also be available in Orange County locations.

AOD Counselors

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:

November 6, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: MedMark
Company Address: 1143 Missouri St
City: Fairfield
State: Ca
ZIP Code: 94533
Company Website:
Contact Person: Evelyn Fragoso
Contact Person Title: Counselor Supervisor
Telephone: 707-435-9911

Job Information

Position Title: Substance abuse counselor

Position Description: MedMark Treatment Centers
Fairfield, CA

Fairfield, CA

If you are ready for a satisfying and rewarding career, join our national team of professionals at MedMark Treatment Centers. We are one of the nation’s leading addiction treatment services and our growth and expansion has produced a need for additional staff.

Fairfield Location:
— Individual will conduct individual and group counseling sessions.
— Coordinate care of assigned patients and present patient status and concerns with treatment team accordingly.
— Conduct comprehensive patient assessments and the development and implementation of patient treatment plans according to State regulatory requirements.
— Provide clinical services and patient care and education and opiate addiction counseling services to patients receiving methadone maintenance and detoxification treatment.
— Experience in addiction counseling a plus.

Qualifications: Requirements
-Certified or Licensed in State of California as Substance Abuse Counselor
-Candidate must be currently certified in the State of California with an established certifying agency.

Salary / Compensation: open

Application Due Date: open

November 2, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Muir Wood Adolescent and Family Services
Company Address: 1733 Skillman Lane
City: Petaluma
State: California
ZIP Code: 94952
Company Website:
Contact Person: Ian Cooper
Contact Title: Operations Manager

Position Title: Recovery Counselor, Recovery Assistant, Floor Staff

Position Description: Swing and NOC shifts available

Primary Purpose and Function

The Recovery Counselor is responsible for providing counseling and therapeutic clinical services to clients

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

1. Conducts introduction/check-in to Muir Wood with new residents including search of all items prior to admittance and lock up of contraband and medications.

2. Intake Assessments and Intake Studies. Obtain, develop and record information necessary to the completion of an Intake Study as specified in Title 22 Group Home Regulations, Section 84068.1.

3. Facilitate recovery groups with residents including relapse prevention, recovery assignments, and community meetings.

4. Facilitate residents’ daily activities in residential setting including assistance with daily activities, chores supervision, assistance with meal service, laundry, etc.

5. Observe and monitor residents’ behavior and intervenes based on schedule, individual treatment plans and house needs.

6. One-to-one supervision of residents at risk for AMA, suicidal risk, eating disorders, etc.) per directive of the Clinical Director and ensure immediate notification to the Clinical Director or Executive Director when residents vocalizes ideations about leaving the residential program.

7. Supports aftercare component by facilitating aftercare groups as assigned by the Clinical Director

8. Conduct Urinary Analysis screening and collection when directed by the Clinical Director, following appropriate procedures

9. Working as part of treatment team to identify and Resolve the difficulties between child and family that led to the need for placement, and planning for the return of the child.

10. Transport residents to and from necessary appointments in and outside 12-Step meetings.

11. Observe and monitor residents’ behavior and intervenes based on schedule, individual treatment plans and house needs.

12. Supervision of self-administration of resident medications per physician orders and maintain training in medication dispensement per State of California Community Care Licensing.

13. Ensures physical plant safety and security by conducting regular shift checks, fire drills, and disaster drills per Policy and Procedures of Muir Wood and State of California.

14. Ensures transportation safety by conducting van inspections following use of Muir Wood van and following documented safety rules.

15. Follows all emergency procedures including notification protocol, following directives given exactly, transportation protocol, etc.

16. Documentation of services as required by applicable law and regulation, and other duties as assigned to facilitate program success and the ability of residents to benefit from programming.

17. Timely documentation of shift notes at the end of each shift detailing the residents behavior and milieu

18. Attendance at weekly staff meeting and treatment team meeting (not applicable to NOC shift)

19. One-to-One supervision (arm length if directed by Clinical Director) of residents if clinically appropriate and directed by Clinical Director

20. Management of resident phone times and privileges

21. Audit of residents chart to insure that all necessary paperwork and group notes are completed in timely manner (as directed by Clinical Director – typically applies to NOC shift)

22. Assisting with putting together marketing packets or other materials as directed by the Operations Specialist (typically applies to NOC shift)

23. Q15 checks on all residents for NOC shift recovery counselors and documentation of status in shift log

24. Transportation to outside activities such as gym and equine ranch

25. Other duties as assigned by Lead Recovery Counselor


Competencies Detail

Effective Communication Listening, reading comprehension, oral and written communication

Problem Solving Analysis/Reasoning, Creative & Innovative Thinking, Decision Making & Judgment, Problem Solving

Individual Effectiveness Accountability & Dependability, Adaptability & Flexibility, Attention to Detail, Customer Focus, Development & Continual Learning, Ethics & Integrity, Results-Oriented, Safety Focus, Self Management, Stress Tolerance, Tact

Works Well with Others Influencing Others, Interviewing, Relationship Building, Facilitating Groups, Teamwork, Valuing Diversity

Self-Awareness/Emotional Intelligence Emotional Self-Awareness, Self-Control, Adaptability, Achievement Orientation, Positive Outlook, Empathy, Organizational Awareness, Influence, Conflict Management, Teamwork

Physical Demands

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand.

• Example: While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment

• Example: While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the jobholder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Muir Wood Core Values

Muir Wood employees form a team with the highest standards who are individually and collectively committed to provide the highest level of care and service for our clients, their families and referents.

As such, we require all of our employees to embody our core values detailed below:

Integrity: We are honest and accountable. By staying true to our authentic selves and respecting the inherent dignity in others, we bring peace and balance to work every day.

Excellence: With a fierce dedication to program excellence, we passionately bring the “Wow Factor” to everything we do.

Innovation: With forward thinking and open minds, we are committed to pioneering leading-edge programs and to delivering clinical solutions customized to each client’s unique needs.

Compassion: Ours is a safe haven of healing, recovery and hope. We treat every individual who walks through our doors with empathy, caring and loving kindness.

Collaboration: We work as a community of healing: clients, families, peers, partners and professionals. Through teamwork and mutual support, we inspire and empower each other to create an unparalleled recovery experience.

Service: We are grateful for the lives we have been given and for the opportunity to give back to those we serve.

Performance Evaluation Criteria

Area Description Metrics Rating (1-5) %

Client Care • Assists clients in completion of counseling assignments and appointments

• Admission and ongoing assessment of client condition.

• Participation in psycho-educational groups

• Assists clients in completion of counseling assignments and appointments

• Performs case manage (linkage, liaison, etc.).

• Ensures physical plant safety and security by conducting regular shift checks, fire drills, and disaster drills per Policy and Procedures of Muir Wood and State of California. Observation by Lead, Supervisor

Completion of regularly scheduled tasks

Client feedback 70%

Department Coordination • Coordinates milieu treatment with Counseling staff (via client record, staff communication, counseling/residential interface meeting).

• Responsible admission and discharge process, including completion of related documentation

• Responsible for room and safety and client supervision checks.

• Monitors self-medication and documents according to company and HIPPA policies.

• Participates in training and meets agency and licensure expectations related to training.

• Ensures transportation safety by conducting van inspections following use of Muir Wood van and following documented safety rules Observation by Lead, Supervisor

Completion of required training

Quality of documentation


Customer Satisfaction • For all program elements, as measured by NPS 10%

Total 100%

Supervision, protection and care of children (individually and in groups) at all times; Assistance to each child in working with a group and in handling individual problems; Administration of discipline and setting of limits for behavior; and notation of the child’s progress, identification of the possible need for professional services, and communication of such findings to professional staff.

All Child Care and administrative staff that provide direct care to children will complete in-service training as outlined below. Staff training provided by Muir Wood will meet or exceed Title 22 training guidelines.

All Muir Wood Group Home staff is to appreciate and value each resident in their program. They are to be nurturing, compassionate people who are active listeners and care about each resident. They are to appreciate, be sensitive to, accept, and value the cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity of the residents and hold each resident’s family in high regard. They are to be cooperative and respectful of the dignity and opinions of others, and accept responsibilities for decisions.

Title 22 Regulation Compliance

It is the employee’s responsibility to remain in compliance with Title 22 Personnel Requirements (section 84065) of State of California, Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Title 22 regulations as defined to be employed in a Group Home with 6 or less children to include a minimum of 24 hours of initial training to include:

Eight hour training to be completed prior to employment at Muir Wood and before employees is responsible for supervising children, left alone with children, and counted in the staff to child ratio of the facility. Employee must be visually supervised at all time prior to being left alone with children. Additionally, employee will be shadowed in his/her position until he/she can successfully demonstrate competency, and this competency can be documented by the employee’s immediate supervisor. The Administrator of Muir Wood will conduct an additional assessment including observation of performance, post testing, and demonstrated hands-on competency. This documentation will be documented in the employees’ file.

An additional sixteen hours of training specific to the population served at Muir Wood must be completed by the employee within 90 days, documented by a approved vendor or approved Muir Wood staff, and filed in the employees personnel file. Additionally, the Administrator of Muir Wood will assess the competency of the employee within 30 days of the training including observation, post-testing, and demonstrated hands-on competency.

If the employee’s position requires a license to provide care at Muir Wood, employee will comply with all regulations in the Muir Wood Employee Handbook and remain in compliance with California Code of Regulations, Title 9, Chapter 12.

Employee will comply with all First Aid and CPR training as required by Community Care Licensing and provide documentation to Muir Wood Administrator to be kept in employees’ personnel record.

Employee will also complete a minimum of 20 hours of annual training to include subjects as outlined by Title 22, documented appropriately, and to be maintained in the employees’ file.

Muir Wood will reimburse employee for all hours and course cost needed to comply with Title 22 training requirements. Additionally, this policy is outlined in Muir Wood’s Employee Handbook.


Minimum Qualifications:

• H.S. Degree, Bachelors and/or Masters Level degree preferred

• Experience with 12-Step programs; 1 year sobriety if in recovery

Salary / Compensation: $16-17

Application Due Date:   

October 25, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Magnolia Women’s Treatment Program
Company Address: 17 Embarcadero Cover
City: Oakland
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94606
Company Website:
Contact Person: Deana Perkins
Contact Person Title: Program Director
Telephone: (510) 487-2910

Job Information

Position Title: Weekend Monitor

Position Description: Job Description
Task & Responsibilities:
Maintain shift coverage, supervision and support of residential clients,contribute to the safety and security of the clients and the facility.
Enforce program rules, policy and procedure.
Guide clients and facilitating appropriate behavior about daily living skills,self-care, personal interaction, social relationships and constructive time management.
Conduct regular rounds of the facility.
Address negative behaviors with a positive attitude.
Conduct/Monitor educational groups.
Supervise client activities.
Ensure client chores are completed, inspect facility for health and safety hazards.
Supervise preparation of meals.
Document activities in accordance with agency practices.
Maintain confidentiality, as per agency practices.
Perform support functions such as filing, answering telephone calls, and greeting facility visitors.
Monitoring visitation sessions.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Type: Part-time

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
Current certification in CPR & First Aid.
Must have State Substance Abuse Certification or Registration.
At least one years of experience working with clients in a Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence and/or related field.
Bilingual language skill preferred, English and Spanish.Good written and verbal skills.
Strong Computer skills.
Must possess and maintain California Driver’s License.
Must be able to physically respond to clients’ needs in the event of a crisis situation.
Must be able to attend mandatory weekly staff meeting.
Must be able to obtain Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance. Individuals with serious criminal offenses in their background may not be able to obtain a DOJ clearance.
Must maintain valid car insurance.

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:

October 19, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: SOAP MAT, LLC
Company Address: 3230 Waring Court, A
City: Oceanside
State: California
ZIP Code: 92056
Company Website:
Contact Person: Jessica
Contact Person Title: Associate Director
Telephone: 7603057528

Job Information

Position Title: Addiction Counselor

Position Description:
Job Title: Addiction Counselor
Mon-Fri: 5:30am-2:00pm

Preparation of current patient progress notes and ongoing reports.
Completion notices to the patient, courts, probation/parole departments and referral sources.
Maintains accurate and current patient records, regularly reviewing patient progress and/ or lack thereof.
Ensures that every effort is made to assist the patient in reaching his/her treatment goals.
Cooperate with local agencies and organizations.
Is familiar with all aspects of the clinic’s operations.
Participates in trainings and education as it relates to his or her role as counselor at the clinic.
Perform other related tasks as assigned by the clinical supervisor.

Be certified and/or registered with an accrediting/certifying body in the state of California.
Have training and/or experience in treating chemical dependency patients in an outpatient program.
Have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in treating chemically dependent patients.
Able to work with high risk patients.
Has knowledge and understanding of cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing harm reduction model, medically assisted treatment (MAT), as well as opiate addiction.
Experience working with patients in an outpatient setting. Possess managerial skills.
Able to manage a 50:1, patient to counselor.
Adhere to state and federal regulations and accreditation agency standards pertaining to outpatient treatment.
Conduct self ethically and professionally at all times.
Has knowledge of and is culturally sensitive to the problems of the patients of this clinic.
Demonstrable history of no alcohol or drug/medication misuse for a period of five (5) years prior to employment.
Perspective individual will not display any evidence of alcohol or drug/medication misuse and/or unlawful behavior as an employee of SOAP MAT, LLC.

Salary / Compensation: TBD

Application Due Date:

October 11, 2017

Employer Information
Company Address:: 8894 GREENBACK LANE
State:: CA
ZIP Code:: 95662
Company Website::
Contact Person:: Kylie Eller
Contact Person Title:: Program Manager
E-mail:: Email Form
Telephone:: (916) 987-0662

Position Title:: AOD / SUD COUNSELOR in DUI Program

Position Description::

  • OR FAX RESUME TO (916) 987-8823



Salary / Compensation:: TBD

Application Due Date:: Position available now. Open until position filled

October 11, 2017

Employer Information
Company Address: 3380 FLAIR DR. SUITE 111
State: CA
ZIP Code: 91731
Company Website:
Contact Person: CRISTAL PIZANO
Contact Person Title: Administrative Director
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: Bilingual Drug And Alcohol Counselor

Position Description:
Part-Time Bilingual AOD Counselor Position

Position Includes: Group Leading, Education Sessions and Case Managing

Part-time Hours:
CM: Monday-Wednesday 3:00 pm-6:30 pm, Thursday 5:00-7:00 pm (Bi-weekly) and Saturdays 8:00 am-1:00 pm (Bi-weekly)

English Groups & Education Sessions: Tuesday 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Thursday 5:00-7:00 pm (Bi-Weekly) and Thursdays 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Spanish Groups & Education Sessions: Mondays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm and Wednesdays 7:00 pm-9:00 pm.

Plus on Call and additional hours may be discussed.
For more information or if registered/certified looking please contact us with your resume to email.
Opportunities may also be available in Los Angeles County & Orange County Locations.

Must be Bilingual English and Spanish
Must be Registered and/or Certified

Looking for
AOD Counselors

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date: 11/1/2017

September 26, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: WestCare California
Company Address: Wasco State Prison
City: Wasco
State: CA
ZIP Code: 93280
Company Website:
Contact Person: Holly Bishop
Contact Person Title: Program Director
Telephone: 661-758-8400 x 6181

Job Information

Position Title: Supervising Counselor

Position Description: Position Summary: Person in this position will be responsible for the day-to-day assessment and treatment program functions, clinical staff supervision, and flow of program activities.

Essential Job Functions:
• Provide oversight and monitor program record keeping (i.e. participant files, staff training files, rosters, etc.);
• Track all participants (i.e. names of all participants in the program, counselors assigned to participants, stage of program participation, etc.);
• Provide input on employee evaluations;
• Provide training to counseling and facilitating staff;
• Monitor and schedule participants to individual and group activities;
• Debrief counselors on treatment process;
• Monitor treatment plan development;
• Supervise seminar scheduling;
• Implement and monitor program educational activities;
• Direct the Journey Level Counselors in the implementation of the plan for provision of services;
• Participate in inmate classification hearings, as needed;
• Supervise the administration of the introduction and assessment processes of all participants arriving at the Program;
• Supervise, the Journey Level Counselor’s and the Facilitator‘s activities;
• Be responsible for the secure storage of participant records and participant treatment files;
• Work collaboratively with the CDCR and institution staff;
• The Supervising Counselor will work with WestCare’s Quality Assurance (QA) Team, made up of a Contract Compliance Director and Contract Compliance Specialist, to review the records system semi-annually, selecting a representative sample of files and other records at random and review them for accuracy and completeness. The QA Team submits written reports to the Vice President; rating compliance, noting deficiencies, and proposing recommendations for changes or improvements. Participant files are made available to OS upon request for its quality management reviews. In all cases, participant confidentiality is protected in accordance with the requirements of CFR 42, Part II and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations.
• Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation; and
• Perform any other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
• At the time of hire, must be certified as an AOD Counselor with a certification recognized by DHCS;
• Have working knowledge of cognitive behavioral therapy programs; and
• Have a minimum of 1 year of documented verifiable supervisory experience that includes supervision of Entry Level and Journey Level Counselors.
• Must be culturally/linguistically sensitive to population served;
• Experience in training and evaluating employees including evaluating counselors’ abilities to facilitate and manage classroom environments and present information;
• Must have the ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy, and honest sensitivity to facilitate positive change in clients.
• Experience developing schedules for groups and staffing schedules;
• Must possess excellent documentation and communication skills;
• Must have the ability to obtain and maintain CDCR clearance;
• A valid California driver’s license and ability to obtain and maintain WestCare vehicle insurance; and
• Will need to obtain CPR Certification, First Aid Certification and an Annual Tuberculosis test.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences or related field and one (1) year experience providing cognitive behavioral therapy services to the offender population at a responsibility no less than a journey level counselor; or
• Associates Degree and three (3) years’ experience of full-time experience providing cognitive behavioral therapy to the offender population at a responsibility no less than a journey level counselor;

Salary / Compensation: 47840/year

Application Due Date: 11/1/2017

September 20, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Company Address: 400 30th Street
City: Oakland
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94609
Company Website:
Contact Person: Hazel Portillo
Contact Person Title: Office Administrator
Telephone: 510-628-0949

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Intern (Bilingual)

Position Description:
We are seeking a bilingual (Spanish) substance abuse counselor intern.

Position Responsibilities:
• Provides group counseling to adults
• Keep accurate records to insure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as accreditation standards
• Determines causal relationship between substance addiction and socio-economic factors
• Co-designs and implements treatment plans identifying goals to be achieved
• Coordinates with other treatment team members when specialized services required
• Works cooperatively with community agencies in the coordination of rehabilitation services for clients
• Properly documents client’s progress on charts
• Assists in coordinating and synchronizing substance abuse and service plan issues
• Other assigned duties to support groups

Qualifications: Currently completing an AA/AS degree OR completed AA/AS degree.
Must be registered and in good standing with one of the following:

Required: Bilingual Spanish

Thursday 8:30-12:30 with choice of other days.
Please be available 5-10 hours/week

Salary / Compensation: 5-10 internship hours

Application Due Date: 10/15/2017

September 19, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Koinonia Homes for Teens
Company Address: 5980 Webb St.
City: Loomis
State: California
ZIP Code: 95650
Company Website:
Contact Person: Jill Bradford
Contact Person Title: HR Assistant
Telephone: 9166520171

Job Information

Position Title: Clinical Assistant

Position Description:
In collaboration with the SUD Counselor, the Clinical Assistant assists adolescent clients in overcoming AOD dependencies, adjusting to life and making changes. Plans and facilitates groups teaching life skills, emotional management and recovery related topics. Participates in the client intake process, conducts assessments, writes progress notes and participates with the collaborative team in treatment planning. Provides support with crisis intervention, group facilitation, supervision and paperwork.

• Alcohol and Drug Certification (California State approved), such as the CADC, CATC, etc.
• 21 years of age (as required by state law)
• Valid Driver’s License
• Proof of automobile liability insurance
• Health Clearance required
• Fingerprint and Child Abuse Index clearance from Department of Justice required
• Must meet all the state requirements set by Community Care Licensing pertaining to the hiring of employees in licensed community care facility

Salary / Compensation: $15/hour

Application Due Date: 9/29/17

September 18, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: San Joaquin County Human Resources
Company Address: 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330
City: Stockton
State: California
ZIP Code: 95202
Company Website:
Contact Person: Evelyn Oliveira
Contact Person Title: Personnel Analyst
Telephone: (209) 468-8579

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Program Supervisor

Position Description: This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Behavioral Health Services, Substance Abuse Services department and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

Department: Behavioral Health Services – Substance Abuse ServicesPrograms: Recovery House, Family Ties, or Chemical Dependency Counseling Center (CDCC)Website:

Shifts: Must be available to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays:
7:00 am – 3:30 pm
3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
11:00 pm – 7:30 am

Substance Abuse Services Prevention and Treatment Services is responsible for the coordination of alcohol and drug treatment and prevention efforts in San Joaquin County. A range of drug and alcohol treatment services are offered to residents of San Joaquin County, including outpatient and residential treatment services. The positions will be assigned to substance abuse treatment services at Recovery House, Family Ties or the Chemical Dependency Counseling Center (CDCC). Recovery House is a residential treatment program for adult men and women. Family Ties is a residential treatment program for pregnant women and women with children ages 0-10. CDCC is an outpatient program providing intensive outpatient drug-free programming.

Pre-Employment Drug Screening: Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen.

Education: Completion of a certificate program in substance abuse counseling, recognized by the San Joaquin County Department of Health Care Services.Experience: Four years of counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse or social crisis program at a level equivalent to Substance Abuse Counselor II in San Joaquin County.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, social work, business or public administration or closely related field.

Experience: One year of counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse or social crisis program at a level equivalent to Substance Abuse Counselor II in San Joaquin County.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education requirement on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years, but may not be substituted for the specialized education requirement. Completion of a certificate program in substance abuse counseling may be substituted for 12 semester or 15 quarter units of specialized education.


Certification: Possession of a current certificate as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor issued by a certifying agency approved by the State of California. Certification must be maintained, as defined by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 8. Failure to maintain certification may result in release from employment.

License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license if required by nature of assignment.

Substitution for Alcohol and Other Drug Certification: Possession of a license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California; or Psychologist licensed by the Board of Psychology; or Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; or an Intern registered with the California Board of Psychology or the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Salary / Compensation: $4026 – $4895/month

Application Due Date: September 29, 2017

September 13, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Westcare Foundation
Company Address: 1711 Whitney Mesa Dr
City: Henderson
State: NV
ZIP Code: 89014
Company Website:
Contact Person: Nicholas Kitts
Contact Person Title: Sr. Recruiter
Telephone: 7023852090

Job Information

Position Title: Senior Counselor

Position Description:

Position Summary: Person in this position will be responsible for the day-to-day assessment and treatment program functions as assigned, and flow of program activities. Essential job functions include those listed below. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Essential Job Functions:
• Responsible for managing the day-to-day functions of the sex offender program;
• Maintain ongoing communication between the program, program director, DOC staff and Westcare management;
• Coordinate crisis situation and management;
• Coordinate and facilitate monthly quality assurance of clinical files to assure compliance according to the State of Wyoming and WestCare guidelines and those records are securely stored;
• Insure that all intakes, clinical documentation, discharge summaries, Community Re-entry Checklist, continued care plans, verifications and data system episodes, placements and discharges are accurate and completed in a timely manner;
• Complete and provide WDOC staff reports, disciplinary reports according to WDOC policy and Procedure;
• Insure WestCare is in compliance with 45 CFR (HIPAA) regulations and other Federal, State and local policies, rules, and standards regarding the protection of paper and computer-based information and its transfer WestCare and any other program;
• Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports as requested;
• Role model ethical and professional behaviors and standards;
• Provide assessments and clinical documentation;
• Attend pre-parole, parole board, section head, case planning and MDT meetings as assigned;
• Meet routinely with DOC case management to communicate program and client issues and needs;
• Engage in on-going professional development;
• Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation; and
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
• Three (3) years counseling experience (preferred);
• Must be capable of obtaining and interpreting information regarding the client’s assessment of the client’s stage of change;
• Must possess or be willing to gain knowledge of sex offender treatment and personality dynamics of the sex offender including knowledge of cultural and criminal sub-cultures;
• Experience in developing schedules ;
• Must possess excellent documentation and communication skills;
• Must have ability to obtain prison clearance; and
• CPR certification, First Aid Certification and an annual tuberculosis test.

• Licensed (or licensable) by the State of Wyoming as a clinical social worker, professional counselor, psychologist, or other related professional and meets the licensing requirements for Wyoming license, must have application on file within 30 days of hire.
• Must have a minimum of a clinical Master’s degree.

Working Conditions:
• Work is primarily performed in a treatment setting.

Physical Demands:
• The normal work routine involves no exposure to human blood, body fluids or tissues. Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care or first aid to be potentially exposed in some other way;
• Occasional lifting of more than 10 pounds; and
• Sitting, standing, walking, reaching are performed in the normal course of the position.

Mental Demands:
• Requires the ability to collect and analyze complex numerical and written data and verbal information to reach logical conclusions;
• Requires the ability to work and cooperate with clients, co-workers, managers, and the public at all levels in order to exchange ideas, information, instructions and opinions;
• Requires the ability to work under stress and in emotionally charged situations;
• Requires the ability to defend oneself and clients in mentally/verbally abusive situations through the use of approved mental/verbal de-escalation techniques; and
• Requires the ability to work under time deadlines.

Salary / Compensation: 50000

Application Due Date:

September 13, 2017

Employer Information

Company Name: Southern Solano Alcohol Council / BiBett Corporation
Company Address: 419 Pennsylvania St.
City: Vallejo
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94590
Company Website: BiBett Corporation
Contact Person: Carol Roberts
Contact Person Title: Program Director
Telephone: (707) 643-2715

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse – Program Counselor (FULL TIME)

Position Description:
Full Time position 40 hrs per week swing shift 3-11pm supervising a 9 bed non-medical social model detoxification facility.
Relate on a peer level with residents in a supportive non-judgmental manner.
Follow program procedures and assist residents in a comfortable admission process. Keep accurate records and individuals files.
Perform specified operational assigned tasks. Assist residents in crisis and stressful situations.
Knowledge of Social Model Philosophy.
Knowledgeable of acute withdrawal from Alcohol and other Drugs.
Supervise Men’s Sober Living if needed.
Follow and implement Federal, State, County and Local regulations.

Minimum 2 years continuous sobriety if alcohol or addict
Minimum 1 year work experience in Alcohol and Drug field
Must be a Registered or Certified AOD counselor in the State of California
Must adhere to Bi-Bett Code of Ethics and Staff Agreement
Ability to keep records accurately, Computer skills
Ability to do treatment plans
Ability to work in crisis situations.
Ability to be a positive role model
Ability to pass CPR, First Aid. Willing to use CPRTB and Medical Clearance is required
Ability to work with all cultures

Salary / Compensation: Salary based on experience

Application Due Date: November 15, 2017