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JOB BOARD POSTINGS


May 5, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: BAART Programs
Company Address: 4920 Avalon Blvd
City: LA
State: California
ZIP Code: 90011
Company Website: www.baartprograms.com
Contact Person: Mahshid Reaves
Contact Person Title: Treatment Center Director
E-mail: mreaves@baartprograms.com
Telephone: 3232355035

Job Information

Position Title: SUD Counselor

Position Description:
We are seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor for our Southeast Clinic in Los Angeles.
Position Responsibilities:
-Provide counseling and case management services
-Keep accurate records to insure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as accreditation standards
-Strong chart management and computer skills
-Act as our patients’ liaison with entire program

Qualifications:
Position Requirements:
– A certificate or registration in alcohol and/or drug studies from an approved counselor certifying organization is required. Certification must be completed in no more than five years from date of hire to maintain employment.
– Registered AMFT, ASW and licensed MFT are exempt from the above requirement.
– An AA or BA degree in Behavioral Sciences, Counseling, Clinical Psychology or related is required at hire
– A minimum of one year of counseling experience in a related setting
– The ability to develop comprehensive treatment plans and chart accurately
– Excellent oral and written communication skills & computer skills
– Substance abuse counseling experience and an advanced degree are preferred
– Ability to communicate in Spanish orally and in writing is preferred

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date: 6-30-2021


April 25, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Center Point, Inc.
Company Address: 11228 Fair Oaks Blvd
City: Fair Oaks
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95628
Company Website: www.cpinc.org
Contact Person: Alicia Robinson
Contact Person Title: Interim Program Director
E-mail: alicia.robinson@@cdcr.ca.gov
Telephone: 916-985-8610 ext. 6789

Job Information

Position Title: Certified Substance Abuse Counselor / AOD Counselor

Position Description:
Center Point, Inc. is respectfully requesting your assistance in getting the word out on a very exciting virtual job fair scheduled for Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. The specifics for this event are included in the email below. Please support us and the AOD/SUD Industry by sharing the email below with interested parties and by posting on your webpage and or bulletins, if either exist. With your support, we can partner and continue to change the lives of those afflicted by SUD and provide employment opportunities for those with the passion required to change lives.
Center Point, Inc. cordially invites you to our 1st Virtual Job Fair for the Northern California area. We are currently seeking qualified, enthusiastic individuals to partner with us at one of our exciting teams to fill various Substance Use Disorder (SUD) / Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Counselors and SUD/AOD Supervising Counselors positions for Northern California Institutions. Join a team of professionals who are dedicated to helping others!
* * Join Us at Our SUD / AOD Counselor VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT * *
https://www.careers.com/center-point/substance-abuse-counselors-aod-counselors-virtual-hiring-event-apr-28th
Retention Allowance and Certification Process Assistance
Hiring for multiple institutions throughout CA
Connect from your smartphone, tablet, or computer to chat with recruiters and learn more about our exciting opportunities!
• WHEN: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
• TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm AND 1:00-4:00pm PT
• NOTE: Join our virtual event and be ready to meet a hiring manager via a Zoom Video Conference
https://www.careers.com/center-point/substance-abuse-counselors-aod-counselors-virtual-hiring-event-apr-28th
Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing, and rehabilitative services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment, and homelessness.
This is a rewarding opportunity to provide Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment within California State Prisons, including Medical Institutions. We offer the offender population Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient and Cognitive-Behavioral Life Skills groups which use evidence-based curriculum.
Center Point has a competitive benefits package including:
Benefits/Perks:
• Highly competitive compensation
• Paid holidays
• Paid time off
• Attractive 401K plan with company matching for eligible team members
Please consider partnering with us during this exciting Virtual Job Fair to learn more about our professional opportunities!

Please select the following link to register for this exciting event!
https://www.careers.com/center-point/substance-abuse-counselors-aod-counselors-virtual-hiring-event-apr-28th

Qualifications:
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor / AOD Counselors must meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements (combination of education and years of experience while AOD Certified contribute to the level of AOD Counselor you may qualify for):
• AOD certified with experience providing SUDT services as a certified A; OR
• Registered with an AOD certifying organization recognized by DHCS and enrolled (or willing to enroll) in AOD education classes, we will assist you in becoming AOD Certified!

Salary / Compensation: Highly Competitive

Application Due Date:


April 25, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Mental Health Systems
Company Address: 9465 Farnham Street
City: San Diego
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92123
Company Website: https://www.mhsinc.org/
Contact Person: Laura Litteken
Contact Person Title: Talent Acquisition Manager
E-mail: laura.litteken@mhsinc.org
Telephone: 6197714988

Job Information

Position Title: Program Supervisor – Kern Action

Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY
The Program Supervisor acts as a member of a multidisciplinary team and directly provides services to clients. In addition, the Program Supervisor assists the Program Manager in establishing, administering, and directing the ACT program. The Program Supervisor demonstrates a strong working knowledge of best practices in Assertive Community Treatment, case management, bio-psychosocial rehabilitation, and recovery, and CCISC principles of integrated services for co-occurring disorders. The bulk of services are provided in the community.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model and the Full-Service Partnership (FSP) model associated with the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). Each of these models provides services available 24 hours per day,365 days per
year, doing “Whatever It Takes”.
• As a member of direct services team, provides treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to identified clients.
• Assist Program Manager in overseeing day-to-day operations.
• Directly supervise Facilitators, Case Managers, and Counselors to include selection, scheduling, assessing performance, coaching, and imposing disciplinary action.
• Oversee program outreach and recruitment.
• Coordinate and manage agency referrals and referral process for clients. Assist and provide referrals to people/their family members who do not meet program criteria by referring to crisis line, other agencies/community partners or their Health Plan provider.
• Available for crisis consultation 24/7.
• Support program in designing and evaluating outcome tools to evaluate program effectiveness.
• Provide case consultation, supervision, and coaching to clinical staff as needed.
• Provide required documentation and reports, both clinical and administrative.
• Attend Eligibility and Enrollment meetings and other appropriate community, agency meetings and task forces.
• Oversee and facilitate trainings for staff. Manage training log to ensure timely facilitation of required CEUs and annual trainings.
• Complies with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and at least four years’ experience providing clinical services to individuals with mental illness. OR
• A Master’s degree in a behavioral science and at least three years’ experience providing clinical services to individuals preferred. Licensed or license eligible preferred.
• Valid California driver’s license and current auto insurance per contract requirements
• Proficient with Microsoft Office and EHR software

Salary / Compensation: $66,560

Application Due Date: 04/30/21


April 25, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Mental Health Systems
Company Address: 9465 Farnham Street
City: San Diego
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92123
Company Website: https://www.mhsinc.org/
Contact Person: Laura Litteken
Contact Person Title: Talent Acquisition Manager
E-mail: laura.litteken@mhsinc.org
Telephone: 6197714988

Job Information

Position Title: Clinical/Therapist (Licensed Eligible) – Kern Action

Position Description:
RESPONSIBILITIES

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model and the Full-Service Partnership (FSP) model associated with the
Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). Each of these models provides services available 24 hours per day,365 days per
year, doing “Whatever It Takes”.
• Provides information about the program to community agencies connected to the mental health services system.
• Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.
• Assumes an active role in the treatment team. Providing appropriate input as needed.
• Provides service coordination/case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring
activities of the treatment team. Cooperates with Program Assistant and Team Leader/Program Director in rotating client
crisis assignments with the treatment team. Successfully functions as team member.
• Develops, evaluates, and implements treatment goals and plans in conjunction with the treatment team.
• Provides individual supportive coaching in all areas of clients’ life, as well as education of symptom management in
consultation with Psychiatrist and ACT nurses.
• Performs psychosocial, and risk assessments, and maintains a daily log of client contacts.
• Introduces clients to Common Ground software, assisting clients in completing the Common Ground software, assisting
clients in completing the Common Ground Health reports before medical office visits, and provides brokerage, Linkage and
• advocacy to ensure resources and services are accessed in a timely manner. Providing community-based services in
client’s residence as needed.
• Complies with all charting and documentation requirements per contract, funding agency, and MHS policy.
• Prepares critical care issues for discussion during supervision and Daily Organizational Meetings.
• Skills necessary to provides effective counseling, therapy and clinical services, and the ability to successfully work as a
member of treatment team, while working cooperatively with intra-agency and interagency staff.
• Demonstrates:
o Knowledge of cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with psychiatric or dual
diagnosis disorders.
o Skills necessary to provide effective counseling services and the ability to successfully work as a member of a
treatment team.
o Knowledge of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association.
o Knowledge of the symptoms and treatment of people suffering from co-occurring mental illness and substance
abuse disorders
• Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards

Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in a behavioral science and at least two years of experience providing clinical services to individuals with
mental illness; license eligible with Board registration required.
• Certified in substance abuse treatment by an accredited California Alcohol and Drug educational institution consistent with
standards for addiction counselor staff competencies.
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software.
• Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations.
• Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.

Salary / Compensation: $27/hr

Application Due Date: 04/30/21


April 25, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Mental Health Systems
Company Address: 9465 Farnham Street
City: San Diego
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92123
Company Website: https://www.mhsinc.org/
Contact Person: Laura Litteken
Contact Person Title: Talent Acquisition Manager
E-mail: laura.litteken@mhsinc.org
Telephone: 6197714988

Job Information

Position Title: AOD Counselor – Next Steps/Hospital

Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY
The Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor – Hospital Team interacts with participants providing screenings and brief individual and group modalities of drug and alcohol counseling. The Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor provides clients at San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital (SDCPH) with orientation, training, substance abuse recovery skills and information, and leadership necessary to provide them with the ability to recover from substance abuse addiction.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Works directly with the participant to:
a. Provide orientation to the program and the concept of recovery
b. Develop and implement crisis and recovery plans
c. Provide brief individual and recovery services, information and education, and relapse prevention
d. Link the individual with community resources for continued community services
• Have knowledge in AOD screening measures including ASSIST, MAST and ASI, Co-occurring disorders, Motivational Interviewing, SBIRT, substance-abuse treatment, relapse prevention and harm reduction, transference and countertransference and co-dependent behavior.
• Provides a variety of interventions including brief individual counseling, crisis intervention, collateral services, and other relevant recovery-related services to clients.
• Establishes trusting relationships with and collaborates with clients, family members and/or significant others to facilitate clients’ recovery.
• Provides education to clients and their significant others regarding substance use.
• Provides education to clients and their significant others regarding substance use.
• Participates in treatment teams in conjunction with clinical staff at SDCPH to help develop treatment plans for clients.
• Documents client progress accurately and completes all required paperwork on time.
• Attends daily Hospital Team huddles and provides input to the clients’ treatment plan.
• Prepares and implements discharge plans.
• Knowledge of Substance-abuse treatment, relapse prevention and harm reduction.
• Initiates appropriate and timely interventions.
• Integrates recovery concepts with sound theoretical and practical applications of brief rehabilitative and individual, group, and milieu counseling principles.
• Possess skills necessary to provide effective screening, crisis intervention, brief counseling, and group counseling. Integrates recovery concepts with sound theoretical and practical applications of brief individual counseling principles.
• Provides input to develop and improve program servicing and delivery.
• Assists other staff in dealing with challenging client behavior.
• Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.

Qualifications:
• Must either:
o a. Possess a State approved AOD-certification through CAADE or CCAPP upon hire; or
o b. Be in the process of becoming certified and complete a recognized alcohol and drug certification through CAADE or CCAPP within three (3) months of hire date; or
o c. Possess a strong background in working with individuals who have co-occurring disorders as well as a current license in the mental health field.

• AA degree preferred.
• Lived experience preferred.
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software.
• Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations.
• Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.

Education
Required

High School or better.
Preferred

Associates or better in Psychology.
Licenses & Certifications
Required

AOD/SUD REG/CERT

Salary / Compensation: $22-23.50/hr

Application Due Date: 04/30/21


April 25, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Mental Health Systems
Company Address: 9465 Farnham Street
City: San Diego
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92123
Company Website: https://www.mhsinc.org/
Contact Person: Laura Litteken
Contact Person Title: Talent Acquisition Manager
E-mail: laura.litteken@mhsinc.org
Telephone: 6197714988

Job Information

Position Title: SUD Counselor – Action East/Santee

Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY
The Substance Abuse Counselor provides drug and alcohol counseling to adult clients authorized to receive substance abuse treatment under a non-residential substance abuse or mental health program. Counselors interact with clients on a day-to-day basis providing individual and group counseling, as well as engaging in rehabilitation activities. The Substance Abuse Counselor provides clients with orientation, training, substance abuse recovery skills and information, and leadership necessary to provide clients with the ability to recover from substance abuse addiction. The Substance Abuse Counselor may be assigned additional counseling duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Maintain productivity of Counseling and Case Management staff by distributing workload and assignments, contributing to budget planning, and monitoring client records for contractual compliance and quality improvement.
• Assist in Counseling and Case Management staff performance evaluations and disciplinary action.
• Provide orientation to the treatment program and the concept of sobriety.
• Develop and implement treatment plans. Develop a comprehensive treatment plan for each assigned client and
evaluates the progress of the individual clients according to the treatment plan.
• Provide counseling and recovery services, information and education, vocational training, and relapse prevention.
• Complete data entry, client documentation, team supervision and collaboration, and monthly reporting as directed by Program Manager.
• Develop community resources for continued community treatment.
• Successfully functions as a team member by providing client transportation in MHS vehicle and/or personal vehicle, providing on-call phone coverage for staff consultation, and after-hours work as scheduled by the Program Manager.
• Assist other staff in dealing with problematic client behavior.
• Maintain a caseload as prescribed by the Program Manager.
• Provide interventions including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, collateral services, and other
relevant sobriety-related services to clients.
• Document, review, and chart client progress and complete all required paperwork on time. Prepare treatment and
discharge plans and discharge summaries.
• Designate new target goals for clients consistent with overall treatment goals. Assure clients are informed of
inappropriate behavior. Initiate appropriate and timely interventions.
• Provide input to develop and improve program servicing and delivery.
• Schedule daily activity and recreational activities and short-term special groups.
• Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.

Qualifications:
• BA/BS in a social or behavioral science, addictionology, or a related field preferred.
• Possess or be in the process of obtaining certification for substance abuse treatment, such as CCAPP, CAADE, or
similar professional certification.
• Minimum of 1 year of professional experience providing direct, indirect, or support services for alcohol and drug
programs dealing with individual recovery or alcohol and drug problem reduction (i.e., residential treatment facility
administrator, counselor, social worker, analyst, etc.); OR
• Sixty (60) semester hours (credits) of college education, plus three (3) years’ experience working in an alcohol and drug recovery, treatment, or case management program.
• In-depth knowledge of substance abuse treatment methodologies and diagnostic techniques, and familiarity with San Diego substance abuse services system.
• Valid California driver’s license and current auto insurance per contract requirements
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software.
• Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations.
• Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.

Education
Required

High School or better.
Licenses & Certifications
Required

AOD/SUD REG/CERT

Salary / Compensation: $24-25/hr

Application Due Date: 04/30/21


April 25, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Mental Health Systems
Company Address: 9465 Farnham Street
City: San Diego
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92123
Company Website: https://www.mhsinc.org/
Contact Person: Laura Litteken
Contact Person Title: Talent Acquisition Manager
E-mail: laura.litteken@mhsinc.org
Telephone: 6197714988

Job Information

Position Title: Program Manager – Santa Clara Action

Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY
The Program Manager is responsible for overall program management, quality assurance, leadership, staff supervision, clinical supervision, clinical assessment guideline review, training, budget management, record keeping, safety, and compliance with contract requirements and the Mental Health Systems, Inc. policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Oversee quality of direct services, ensuring adherence to best practices, quality of care, and highest professional
standards.
• Supervise accurate data collection and record keeping. Prepare required reports.
• Supervise all direct reports in accordance with contract requirements and company policies. Conduct staff meetings and
provide positive and meaningful coaching to staff.
• Manage staff to maintain positive morale and unit cohesion as evidenced by maintaining a cooperative and flexible attitude toward coworkers, showing adaptability to change, and exhibiting effective communication and interpersonal skills.
• Recruit, interview, and select most qualified candidates in timely manner.
• Adhere to program budget and review monthly operating statement to ensure financial integrity.
• Attend community meetings, collaborate with external leaders and experts, and participate in public relations activities as required.
• Maintain knowledge of best practices by reading publications, attending seminars, conferences, in-service trainings and
other training as necessary. Seek out supervision for support when needed.
• Maintain a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, co-occurring and gender responsiveness,
and trauma-informed care.
• Oversee facilities and safe work environment by ensuring equipment is in good operating condition and maintaining a
clean and neat workplace. Respond to injuries in the workplace in accordance with state and federal law.
• Utilize logical problem-solving techniques both independently and in collaboration with program staff and others to respond to participant needs.
• Respond quickly and appropriately to emergency situations. Guide and support staff to properly address emergency
situations.
• Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.

Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field
• LCSW, LMFT or Psychologist with California licensure, required
• Two years of supervisory experience working in a treatment program or similar work setting
• At least five years of experience working with clients with mental illness/substance abuse and dually diagnosed persons
in individual and group settings
• Demonstrated ability to provide effective counseling, therapy and clinical services
• Demonstrated experience managing a budget and maintaining operations under budget constraints
• CPR/ First Aid certified
• Valid California driver’s license and current auto insurance per contract requirements
• Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with clients, family members,
community leaders, and staff members

Salary / Compensation: $99,840 – $104,000/Annually

Application Due Date: 04/30/21


April 25, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Mental Health Systems
Company Address: 9465 Farnham Street
City: San Diego
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92123
Company Website: https://www.mhsinc.org/
Contact Person: Laura Litteken
Contact Person Title: Talent Acquisition Manager
E-mail: laura.litteken@mhsinc.org
Telephone: 6197714988

Job Information

Position Title: Therapist – Community and School based counseling

Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY
The Therapist provides brief, goal-oriented psychotherapy for clients age 6-21 served by our program on school sites, in the clinic,
and in the community within North Central San Diego. Services provided include psychosocial assessment, individual and family
counseling, crisis intervention, and case management services as needed. Therapists ensure that clients receive the optimal level
of care needed to maximize functioning and minimize need for higher levels of care.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Provides a range of behavioral health services including assessment, treatment planning, counseling, crisis
intervention, case management, and coordination of services.
• Provides individual, family, and group therapy in the school, clinic, home, and school settings.
• Utilizes evidence-based practices in service delivery, including Motivational Interviewing, CBT, Solution-focused
therapy, etc. Integrates trauma informed care interventions.
• Works within a multi-disciplinary team including a Behavior Coach and psychiatrist to provide full range of
services meeting the youth and family’s needs.
• Works closely with a Psychiatrist to monitor the psychiatric well-being of clients, as needed.
• Assists in outreach and education about the program with school sites assigned and assists in identifying and
collecting referrals from school sites.
• Builds positive relationships with school personnel to coordinate care for clients.
• Interacts therapeutically with clients and exhibits professional boundaries consistent with professional standards.
• Participates in staff meetings and supervision meetings as required, case conferences, training, treatment,
utilization management reviews and other quality assurance activities.
• Maintains caseload assigned by Program Manager and meets contract productivity expectations.
• Documents assessments, client plans, services provided, and discharge summaries in the Electronic Health
Record (Cerner) meeting funder and agency requirements.
• Completes all charting and documentation as contractually required and in timely manner as dictated by program
requirements.
• Displays regular and reliable attendance. Reports to and departs from work on time as scheduled.
• Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.

Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in social work, Psychology, or Counseling or related field
• Two years of professional experience working with children and families.
• Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Excellent client advocacy skills.
• Skills necessary to provide effective support for parents, caregivers, significant support persons, and families within
scope of the profession.
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software.
• Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations.
• Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.

Education
Required

Masters or better in Psychology or related field.
Licenses & Certifications
Required

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Salary / Compensation: $23-25/hr

Application Due Date: 04/30/21


April 25, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Mental Health Systems
Company Address: 9465 Farnham Street
City: San Diego
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92123
Company Website: https://www.mhsinc.org/
Contact Person: Laura Litteken
Contact Person Title: Talent Acquisition Manager
E-mail: laura.litteken@mhsinc.org
Telephone: 6197714988

Job Information

Position Title: SUD Counselor – North Inland Teen Recovery Center

Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY
The Substance Abuse Counselors interact with residents on a day-to-day basis providing individual and group counseling. The Substance Abuse Counselors provide residents with orientation, training, substance abuse recovery skills and information, and leadership necessary to provide them with the ability to recover from substance abuse addiction.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Works directly with the resident to:
o a. provide orientation to the treatment program and the concept of sobriety,
o b. develops and implement treatment plans,
o c. provides counseling and recovery services, information and education, vocational training, and relapse prevention,
o d. develops community resources for continued community treatment, and,
• Develops a comprehensive treatment plan for each assigned resident and evaluates the progress of the individual residents according to the treatment plan.
• Assists other staff in dealing with problematic resident behavior.
• Maintains a caseload as prescribed by the Program Manager. Provides a variety of interventions including individual and
group counseling, crisis intervention, collateral services, and other relevant sobriety-related services to clients.
• Documents, reviews, and charts client progress and completes all required paperwork, on time.
• Attends treatment meetings and provides input to treatment plan. Prepares treatment and discharge plans and
discharge summaries.
• Designates new target goals for clients consistent with overall treatment goals.
• Initiates appropriate and timely interventions.
• Knowledge of Cognitive therapy techniques, substance-abuse programs and treatment, relapse prevention, 12-Step programs and transference and countertransference and understands the concept of co-dependent behavior.
• Integrates the clinical concept with sound theoretical and practical applications of rehabilitative and individual group and
milieu counseling principles.
• Provides input to develop and improve program servicing and delivery.
• Setting daily goals.
• Assures clients are informed of inappropriate behavior.
• Assists other staff in dealing with problematic client behavior.
• Schedules daily activity and recreational activities and short-term special groups.
• Acts as co-leader in assigned groups
• Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.

Qualifications:
• Substance Abuse Counselors must meet one of the following:
o Actively working toward a recognized alcohol and drug certification plus two years’ experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addictions.
o Certification through a recognized alcohol and drug certification entity plus two years’ experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addictions.
o B.A./B.S. degree in human service field plus one-year experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addictions.
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software.
• Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations.
• Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.

Education
Required

High School or better.
Licenses & Certifications
Required

AOD/SUD REG/CERT

Salary / Compensation: $24-26/hr

Application Due Date: 04/30/21


April 7, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC TRAFFIC PROGRAMS
Company Address: 12100 CARSON ST. #E
City: HAWAIIAN GARDENS
State: CALIFORNIA
ZIP Code: 90716
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: VPO
E-mail: jobs@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: Bilingual-Registered and/or Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

Position Description:
We are looking to hire a Substance Use Disorder Counselor to join our team!
The Counselor shall be qualified to conduct educational sessions and/or group sessions. A background showing experience and/or education with the helping professions and/or law enforcement is desirable along with up to date training in the field of alcohol and or drug abuse. The group leader must have sufficient skills in the ability to control a group setting, be the mediator for group interaction, and engage clients. The group leader must have a clear understanding of how to work with people with substance abuse problems and aid them in their efforts to overcome such difficulties. When conducting educational sessions, the instructor will be responsible for lecturing the required topics given by ABC Programs-they are to lecture and educate clients in specified topic.
The Counselor may also fill role of case manager, in which position the interviewer/case manager must be able to assist a client in overcoming any problems prompted by their use of alcohol and/or drugs. He/she must be familiar with local organizations capable of providing assistance beyond the capability of the ABC Programs.
The candidate will be personable, and should have the ability to understand, guide and help the client reach a goal of sobriety. He/she will be able to provide a client with any necessary reference materials and information needed for his/her recovery. He/she will be expected to write reports, maintain the necessary forms in client files and keep up to date on the latest developments in the field of alcohol and drug abuse.

Qualifications:
Registered Drug and Alcohol Counselor and/or Registration as an Intern upon hiring
Bilingual Spanish/English

Schedule:
Thursday Spanish 5-7pm, and additional hours maybe available at other ABC locations.
Pay rate: TBD Depending on Qualifications

If interested please email resume to jobs@abctraffic.com

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


April 7, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Crestwood Behavioral Health
Company Address: 295 Pine Breeze Drive
City: Angwin
State: California
ZIP Code: 94508
Company Website: https://crestwoodbehavioralhealth.com/
Contact Person: Andrea Taylor
Contact Person Title: Recruiter
E-mail: andrea.taylor@cbhi.net
Telephone: 9164675659

Job Information

Position Title: LVN/RN/LPT Full-Time and On-call

Position Description:
Angwin, California, United States
Crestwood Behavioral Health, a Public Benefit Corporation is proud to be California’s leading provider of mental health services. Together we invest our energy to enhance the quality of life, social integration, community support and empowerment of mental health clients.

Our Values: Family, compassion, commitment, enthusiasm, flexibility, character and social responsibility- drive the work that we do every day, at all our campuses. These values are integrated into every area of the company’s operations and they serve as the foundation of the programs and services we provide. We are deeply committed to creating a positive impact on society and the environment.

We know that there are many places you could work, but we invite you to come make a difference with us!

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) / Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT), Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct nursing care to the clients according to physicians’ orders and applicable client care standards, within their scope of practice. The Nurse will provide direction to non-licensed personnel in providing direct client care and operation of the unit.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Current licensure in California as a RN, LPT or LVN
Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
Ability to supervise.
Ability to work cooperatively with other staff members.
Previous experience in mental health nursing preferred.
Current CPR and first aid certifications.
Knowledge of DBT, WRAP and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Principals preferred

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Directs the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in accordance with all applicable regulatory standards.
Supervises assigned staff.
Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for clients. Works with the service coordinator in developing service plans for the client.
Follows protocols regarding medication administration and treatments per physicians’ orders.
Documents all pertinent information regarding the client’s condition, medication, treatment, and communication with legal and health care representatives per policy.
Supervises the use of restraints used for physical and behavioral reasons, ensuring that the client’s rights and safety are upheld.
Communicates with appropriate personnel and disciplines on a daily basis regarding admissions, discharges, changes in condition, physicians’ orders, and other appropriate information.
Notifies physicians of all incidents, changes in condition, and need for evaluation of all medications or other treatment in a timely manner.
Assures conservator and/or family members are notified of any incidents or changes in condition as appropriate.
Acts as a liaison with the physician, client, and all members of the interdisciplinary team.
Completes incident reports, medication error reports, and drug reaction reports in a timely manner per protocol.
Makes independent nursing decisions as necessary based on appropriate nursing theory and practice.
Observes proper safety practices and recommends or initiates plan of correction as necessary.
Upholds all infection control standards.
Participates in the implementation of quality assurance programs for nursing services.
Maintains confidentiality of all client care information.
Keeps Director of Nursing Services informed of all potential problems on the unit.
We offer Full Time employees comprehensive health benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D) as well as generous time away programs, flexible schedules, extensive training, tuition reimbursement and 401k retirement programs.

Crestwood Pandemic Response:

Supporting the safety and health of our clients and staff is our highest priority, responsibility, and privilege. Our goal is to provide a safe and sanitary environment for clients, staff, and visitors, and to help prevent the development and transmission of infection. Our Pandemic Response Committee partners with health experts across the country and connects with all of our facilities to ensure we are providing the best possible solutions (including preventive measures, protective equipment, emotional support, education, etc.) to meet staff and client needs.

Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

Salary / Compensation: Variable

Application Due Date: asap


March 20, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: County of Santa Cruz
Company Address: 701 Ocean St
City: Santa Cruz
State: California
ZIP Code: 95060
Company Website: www.santacruzcountyjobs.com
Contact Person: Katherine Lennon
Contact Person Title: Personnel Clerk
E-mail: per702@co.santa-cruz.ca.us
Telephone: 18314542600

Job Information

Position Title: Behavioral Health Supervising Client Specialist

Position Description:
Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!

The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits!

Under direction, supervise, coordinate, and participate in the work of mental health and substance use disorder programs for children/youth or adults and assist in the development, implementation and administration of assigned programs/projects; and do other work as required. This is the supervisory level in the professional Mental Health Client Specialist series. Incumbents supervise and evaluate the work of professional employees and assist in managing and directing a program area, while also providing advanced journey level professional services to clients. A candidate with experience in an integrated behavioral health setting preferred. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time, substitute and extra-help temporary positions during the life of the eligible list. *Effective July 11, 2020, this position will be furloughed by 7.5%.
*Note: The official job title for the position is Mental Health Supervising Client Specialist.

For more information and to apply online, please visit: www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Qualifications:
Any combination of education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain these would be:

Possession of a Master’s Degree with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, Registered Nursing, Certificate of Occupational Therapy, or closely related behavioral science field which has included completion of a university approved internship, preferably a clinical internship, in a mental health agency;

AND

The equivalent to one year of experience at the level of Senior Mental Health Client Specialist providing treatment, counseling, or case management services to clients in a mental health setting, including some supervisory or lead experience.

OR

Qualification as a Certified Occupational Therapist or a Licensed Registered Nurse and five years of experience in mental health service delivery including some supervisory or lead experience.

Special Requirements: License Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to obtain suitable transportation, which is approved by the appointing authority. Possession of one of the following licenses issued by the State of California: Clinical Social Worker; Marriage, Family and Child Counselor; Registered Nurse; Clinical Psychologist; or Occupational Therapist. If licensed in another state, incumbent must obtain the appropriate license issued by the State of California within twenty-four months from the date of employment.

Salary / Compensation: $7,398 – 9,355 / Month, plus excellent benefits!

Application Due Date:


March 20, 2021

Employer Information
Company Name: Aldea Children & Family Services
Company Address: 2310 First Street
City: Napa
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94559
Company Website: www.aldeainc.org
Contact Person: Stephanie Gamboa
Contact Person Title: HR Specialist
E-mail: sgamboa@aldeainc.org
Telephone: 707-224-8266

Job Information

Position Title: Various

Position Description:
Aldea is growing!! When you work at Aldea, you are part of a growing and creative team of professionals who are passionate to help people improve their wellbeing. You will be at the forefront of cutting-edge behavioral and social services making the community healthier for all of us.

By joining our team of professionals, you will gain the following:
• Enriching training opportunities.
• Provide service to a variety of client populations.
• Flexible work schedule.
• Experience in a state of the art Council on Accreditation (COA) agency to ensure best practices and high quality services.
• Opportunity to enhance professional development, including potential participation in leadership development program.
• Be part of a team of passionate, collaborative, and dedicated professionals where staff input is highly valued.

Aldea Children and Family Services is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of all of our staff and their families:
– Benefit plans available include: Medical w/ employer funded HRA deductible. Full coverage and employer paid premiums for Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Disability and EAP plans. Voluntary FSA and Supplemental Plans available.
– Generous Retirement up to 5% employer match contributions after 6 months of service including free Financial Planning.
– 13 Holidays plus 1 Floating Holiday
– Vacation: accrue up to 30 days
– Sick: accrue up to 10 days
– Company Cell Phone
– Mileage Reimbursement
– Free Office Parking

The Behavioral Health Counselor provides direct assessment and plan development, treatment, counseling, prevention and necessary collateral services to assigned youth and their families.

Working Titles: Behavioral Health Counselor; AOD Counselor; Prevention Supervisor

Essential Duties:
1. Provides direct counseling, treatment and necessary collateral services to all assigned youth and their families.
2. Works with various modalities including individual, conjoint, family and group therapy, as appropriate.
3. Provides counseling and/or prevention services to adolescents in community-based settings, including schools, homes, and other community spaces, or in the clinic utilizing a client- centered, strengths-based approach while maintaining professional boundaries.
4. Works collaboratively with other Aldea staff, including those providing psychiatric/medical, administrative and other ancillary services.
5. Actively utilizes clinical supervision to develop and hone intervention skills and strategies.
6. Develops and maintains good working relationships with providers from other agencies, school counselors and administration and systems.
7. Completes all required administrative activity, including clinical record keeping, time tracking and billing backup documentation in a timely and accurate fashion.
8. Maintains a high level of client engagement and meets productivity standards.
9. Actively participates in all required staff meetings and training opportunities.
10. Maintains all current licensing and/or professional certification requirements.
11. Abides by all provisions of the Aldea Policies and Procedures Manual.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
1. A Bachelor’s degree or RADT-II or CADC certification is required; Master’s degree preferred. Registration in California to practice psychotherapy (LCSW, MFT, or PhD) or registration as a pre-licensed intern or currently attending a fully accredited counseling, psychology or social work Master’s program desired.
a. Additional Qualifications for the AOD Counselor (working title):
i. Registered Alcohol and Drug Technician (RADT) or Trainee (RADT-II) registration or Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certification or equivalent required; OR, a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social services or a related field, and a willingness to become CADC certified.
ii. California requirements require incumbents with RADT registration to achieve CADC certification within five (5) years, or RADT registration will be voided.
2. Strong oral and written English language skills essential. Bilingual skills preferred.

Salary / Compensation: Competitive

Application Due Date:


December 31, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC PROGRAMS
Company Address: 12100 CARSON ST. SUITE E
City: HAWAIIAN GARDENS
State: CA
ZIP Code: 90716
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: Admin. Director
E-mail: jobs@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: Registered and/or Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

We are looking to hire a Substance Use Disorder Counselor to join our team!
The Counselor shall be qualified to conduct educational sessions and/or group sessions. A background showing experience and/or education with the helping professions and/or law enforcement is desirable along with up to date training in the field of alcohol and or drug abuse. The group leader must have sufficient skills in the ability to control a group setting, be the mediator for group interaction, and engage clients. The group leader must have a clear understanding of how to work with people with substance abuse problems and aid them in their efforts to overcome such difficulties. When conducting educational sessions, the instructor will be responsible for lecturing the required topics given by ABC Programs-they are to lecture and educate clients in specified topic.
The Counselor may also fill role of case manager, in which position the interviewer/case manager must be able to assist a client in overcoming any problems prompted by their use of alcohol and/or drugs. He/she must be familiar with local organizations capable of providing assistance beyond the capability of the ABC Programs.
The candidate will be personable, and should have the ability to understand, guide and help the client reach a goal of sobriety. He/she will be able to provide a client with any necessary reference materials and information needed for his/her recovery. He/she will be expected to write reports, maintain the necessary forms in client files and keep up to date on the latest developments in the field of alcohol and drug abuse.

Schedule:
Hawaiian Gardens
Monday 2:30pm-6:40pm and Tuesday 10:am-6:00pm
El Monte
Saturdays 9:00am-1:10pm
also additional hours maybe available at other ABC locations.
Pay rate: TBD Depending on Qualifications

Qualifications:
Registered Drug and Alcohol Counselor and/or Registration as an Intern upon hiring
Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus!

Salary / Compensation: TBD Depending on Qualifications

Application Due Date:


December 11, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: County of Sonoma
Company Address: 575 Administration Drive, Suite 116B
City: Santa Rosa
State: California
ZIP Code: 95403
Company Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonoma
Contact Person: Human Resources
Contact Person Title: Human Resources Technician
E-mail: hr@sonoma-county.org
Telephone: 7075652331

Job Information

Position Title: Alcohol and Other Drug Services Counselor I & II

Position Description:
Alcohol and Other Drug Services Counselor I & II – Full-Time, Part-Time & Extra-Help
$4,991 – $6,687/Monthly*

Make a difference in the lives of others in our community!

Starting salary up to $38.45/hour, plus, a cash allowance of approximately $600/Month*

Plus, an additional $1.15/hour bilingual premium for bilingual assignments

The County of Sonoma seeks candidates for full-time, part-time, and extra-help (intermittent) Alcohol and Other Drug Services (AODS) Counselor positions. These positions may be filled at the I or II level. If you are interested in applying at either level, you will need to apply to the separate, concurrent recruitment being conducted for that classification.

Please note: California Health and Safety Code Section 11833(b)(1) now requires AODS Counselors to be licensed, registered, or certified. Please see the “Minimum Qualifications” section of this job announcement for more information about this requirement.

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

• An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $850 and ongoing education/training opportunities
• Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
• Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
• County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
• Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
• May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
• Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
About the Positions

Driving Under the Influence Program (DUI) – Full-Time, Part-Time (Fluent Bilingual), and Extra-Help
Positions assigned to DUI provide case management, counseling, education, and evaluations to individuals, groups, and families participating in the program. In addition, AODS Counselors screen and assess clients, prepare court and client program reports, and provide diversion services. The DUI Program works with the Court to provide services to first time and multiple offenders.

Adolescent Treatment Program (ATP) – Part-Time
Positions assigned to ATP will conduct assessments, education, individual and group counseling services to juvenile (under age 18) detainees at Los Guilicos, and Probation Camp utilizing evidence-based curriculum. Candidates will be required to pass Juvenile Hall and Probation background to work in this facility.

Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities (TASC) – Part-Time
Positions assigned to TASC will provide advocacy, case management, assessment and treatment placement, and supervision services for adults currently involved in the criminal justice system and who are ready to participate in treatment.

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply Now

Qualifications:
The ideal candidates for AODS Counselor positions will possess:

• An AODS Counselor registration or certification
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• The ability to communicate effectively and work with individuals from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds
• The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• A desire to work in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment
• The ability to develop rapport and maintain cooperative relationships with clients and service providers
• An understanding of working with in-custody clients to reduce recidivism and increase access to services

Salary / Compensation: $4,991 – $6,687/Monthly*

Application Due Date: Open until filled


December 8, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Straight Talk Clinic, Inc
Company Address: 1225 W. 6th St
City: Santa Ana
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92704
Company Website: straighttalkcounseling.org
Contact Person: Roberta Cone
Contact Person Title: Executive Director
E-mail: rcone@straighttalkcounseling.org
Telephone: 7148282000

Job Information

Position Title: Primary Therapist

Position Description:
Straight Talk Gerry’s House is a nonprofit probation/parole, drug court and Drug Medi-Cal certified coed 90-day, 12 bed residential treatment program in Santa Ana. Residents can enter substance abuse treatment on a voluntary basis or court mandated. Gerry House’s philosophy and goal are to provide a safe and supportive environment to help adults with addiction(s) gain sobriety and improve well-being. Supervised clinical hours for BBS/BOP licensure are provided. Our experienced, credentialed staff includes Addiction Specialists, Ph.D.’s, Psy.D’s, licensed or registered Marriage and Family or Social Work Therapists. We also incorporate some of the best new clinicians who have just completed studies in the latest therapeutic practices and techniques.
Job Description
Title: CADC/CATC Primary Therapist
Reports to: Program Director
Hours/Week: 25-30 Hours
Duties: Serves as Primary Therapist and must be able to conduct a multidimensional (ASAM 6 Dimensions) assessment that explores individual risks and needs, as well as strengths, skills and resources. Incumbent conducts individual and group counseling sessions, case management, and crisis interventions. Primary Therapist is responsible for ensuring that all clinical services are evidenced based and trauma informed and is provided in a high-quality manner, with a focus on outstanding customer service.
PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Establishes medical necessity for clients based on the DSM-5 and ASAM assessment documenting the basis for diagnosis.
• Responsible for maintenance of treatment planning and the maintenance of accurate documentation of participants’ participation and progress during treatment in accordance with all regulatory agency standards.
• Maintains participant records according to HIPAA and 42 CFR, adheres to all participant confidentiality requirements and standards.
• Responsible for ensuring services reflect a strong recovery orientation, cultural sensitivity, and awareness of the unique needs of the participants.
• Responsible for all treatment services being provided in an ethical and legal manner.
• Responsible for ensuring that quality, evidence-based, cutting edge services are provided to participants at all times including maintenance of quality clinical records.
• Knowledge of drug and alcohol dependency, mental health, attachment, family systems and 12 step/recovery resources in the community.
• Performs intakes, assessments, identifies problems, treatment planning, recording progress notes; as well as discharge planning.
• Maintains an individual caseload average of 4 clients, facilitates 2 clinical groups a week, and conducts family sessions as needed.
• Monitors and evaluates participant’s progress and recommends phase changes, additional services, special consideration, and general compliance.
• Other tasks assigned as determined by the Program Director.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Required CADAC/CATC, current registration/certification
• Minimum two years of experience providing services to the MH and/or SUD population.
• Incumbent must comply with Live Scan background check. Cleared Health screening (updated every 2 years) and TB test (updated annually).

Salary / Compensation: $18-20 an hour DOE

Application Due Date: Hiring immediately


November 16, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: The Way Out Recovery SCV
Company Address: 28118 Bouquet Canyon Road
City: Santa Clarita
State: Ca
ZIP Code: 91350
Company Website: www.thewayoutrecoveryscv.comn
Contact Person: Melissa flowers
Contact Person Title: Program director
E-mail: Melissa@thewayoutrecoveryscv.com
Telephone: 8187144839

Job Information

Position Title: Counselor

Position Description:
Counselor wanted in Santa Clarita – up to 25 hours a week. Individual, group, and multi family group sessions; treatment plan and review; maintaining charts; Conducting drug tests; etc. certification and computer skills required. Please send resume to melissa@thewayoutrecoveryscv.com

Qualifications:
Registered or certified

Salary / Compensation: Dependent on qualifications

Application Due Date: 12/1/20


November 9, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Center Point DAAC
Company Address: 2403 Professional Drive, Suite 102
City: Santa Rosa
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95403
Company Website: www.daacinfo.org
Contact Person: David Bealer
Contact Person Title: Administrative Assistant
E-mail: employment@daacmail.org
Telephone: 7075712231

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Counselor

Position Description:
Center Point DAAC seeks certified and experienced substance abuse counselors in several of our programs (Detox, Residential, Drug Court, Perinatal and Redwood Empire Addictions Program ) to conduct screening and assessments; provide individual and group counseling; develop treatment plans; create and maintain client charts in compliance with regulatory agencies and funder; facilitate relapse prevention and continuing care services; and provide follow-up and aftercare counseling and case management. The hours will vary depending on program. The schedule could require weekends/evenings so must be flexible.

Prior experience working with clients in a substance abuse treatment program is preferred.

The requirements for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

Substance Abuse or Mental Health or License Counseling Certification from a State of California Accredited Institution; MFT, RAS, CAS, etc.
Demonstrated experience providing substance abuse treatment services with criminal justice populations (state parole and probation) is required;
Experience with evidence-based substance abuse treatment models and an understanding of treatment modalities is expected;
Knowledge of community resources and services is preferred;
Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance; and
Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record

Qualifications:
Certification in counseling from a recognized agency in California.

Salary / Compensation: $19 – $22 per hour

Application Due Date: ASAP


November 6, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Mental Health Systems
Company Address: 3340 Kemper Street, Suite 103
City: San Diego
State: Ca
ZIP Code: 92110
Company Website: www.mhsinc.org
Contact Person: Laura Litteken
Contact Person Title: Employment Recruiting Consultant
E-mail: laura.litteken@mhsinc.org
Telephone: 619-771-4988

Job Information

Position Title: Program Manager (SUD certified)

Position Description:
MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people’s lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. MHS is an essential business.

JOB SUMMARY

The Program Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the program including ensuring quality of services, staff management, leadership and supervision, financial matters, administrative activities, record keeping, safety and compliance. As program needs demand, the Program Manager also provides individual assessment and group and individual counseling and rehabilitation services to clients. The Program Manager demonstrates a strong working knowledge of medical model, best practices in counseling, bio-psychosocial rehabilitation, and recovery, and the CCISC model of integrated services for co-occurring disorders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Ensures that all charting and documentation as contractually required and in timely manner as dictated by program requirements.

· Liaison with SD County Mental Health Services, SD County Alcohol and Drug Services, and community-based organizations, representing the agency as directed by Division Vice President at meetings and committees.

· Maintains thorough and accurate financial records, including accurately balanced petty cash fund and accounting for all expenditures. Consults with Division Vice President regarding financial issues.

· Oversees and is responsible for program operations, including fiscal and administrative management, quality assurance, implementation of policies and procedures, and overall contract compliance.

· Oversees all potential sources of revenue, including insurance and client fees, to ensure maximum recoupment.

· Oversees facilities by ensuring equipment is in good operating condition, maintaining the work area in a clean and neat manner, ensuring a safe working environment, and reporting deficiencies and vandalism to Division Vice President and Facilities Department.

· Oversees clinical and administrative operation of the program, implements, and monitors approved policies and procedures, ensures the highest quality of services, and promotes program growth and development.

· Prepares contractually required reports regarding program progress and success.

· Recruits, assesses, and recommends candidates to fill vacant positions. Fully implements affirmative action, equal opportunity, and cultural diversity at the recruitment level.

· Supervises and coaches staff performance and utilizes sound management practice theory to both reward good performance and correct deficiencies. Provides leadership necessary to achieve program success.

· Supervises accurate data collection, compilation and record keeping; prepares contractually required reports.

· Trains staff in proper documentation procedures and responsibility for documentation quality during Medi-Cal audits.

· Ensures thorough and concise discussion of each client attending to treatment goals, measuring behavior and progress in overall treatment.

· Consults with Division Vice President and Head of Service on a regular basis to ensure program development.

· Participates in self-evaluation process.

· Crisis intervention.

· Organization and administration experience and capable of understanding and implementing rehabilitation and clubhouse models.

· Plan, prioritize, budget, control and evaluate at a level sufficient to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and success of the program.

· Maintain the distinction between therapeutic and social relationships.

· Knowledge of 12-Step program and other substance-abuse treatment methods.

· Knowledge of the Psychosocial Rehabilitation, CCISC and cognitive/behavioral models.

· Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field.

· Five years of experience working with mentally ill and dually diagnosed populations in a clinical setting.

· Two years of supervisory experience in a similar work setting.

· Bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, or Arabic is preferred.

· Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software.

· Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations.

· Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.

Salary / Compensation: $36/hr

Application Due Date: 11-25-2020


November 4, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Traffic Program
Company Address: 1501 N Raymond Ave, Ste.
City: Anaheim
State: CA
ZIP Code: 90716
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: Vice President of Opperations
E-mail: jobs@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: PT SUD Counselor

Position Description:
Position Includes- Group Classes/Case Managing, additional hours may become available…
Tentative Hours:
Hawaiian Gardens
Monday: Group 2:30pm-6:40pm
Tuesday: Case Managing 9:45am-6pm

El monte
Friday: Case Managing 9:15am-5pm
Saturday: Group 9am-1:10pm

Additional hours may be discussed.
If you are registered/certified please submit your resume to jobs@abctraffic,com

Qualifications:
Must be Registered and/or Certified
-Bilingual English & Spanish is a plus!!

For More information or if interested please email your resume to jobs@abctraffic.com or Fax to 714-429-9910.

Opportunities may also be available in Los Angeles County and Orange County Locations.

AOD Counselor
Drug and Alcohol Counselor
MFT
CADTP, CAADE, CCAPP
RADT

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


October 30, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC traffic Program
Company Address: 1501 N Raymond Ave, Ste. D
City: Anaheim
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92801
Company Website: WWW.ABCTRAFFIC.COM
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Person Title: V.P of Operations
E-mail: jobs@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: PT SUD Counselor

Position Description:
PT SUD Counselor Position

Position Includes- Group Classes additional hours may become available.

Tentative Hours:
HG
Monday: Group 2:30-6:40pm

Tuesday: CM 9:45-6pm

ELMO

Friday: CM 9:15-5pm

Saturday: Group 9-1:10pm

and additional hours may be discussed.

If you are registered/certified looking please contact us with your resume to email above.

Required:

-Must be Registered and/or Certified is a plus!

-Bilingual English & Spanish is a plus!!

For more information or if interested please email your resume to jobs@abctraffic.com or fax to 714-429-9910.

Opportunities may also be available in Los Angeles County and Orange County Locations.

AOD Counselor
Drug and Alcohol Counselor
MFT
CADTP, CAADE, CCAPP
RADT

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


October 30, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: D & A Detox Center
Company Address: 2721 barbera way
City: rancho cordova
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95670
Company Website: dandadetox.net
Contact Person: Brad or Diane
Contact Person Title: director of operations
E-mail: brad@dandadetox.net
Telephone: 916-376-7400

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Counselor

Position Description:
Part time to full time Substance abuse counselor in a social model setting. Working with adult male participants Must be familiar with assessments, intakes, treatment plans, all documentation including progress notes, and weekly one on ones individually with participants.
Needs to be able to facilitate recovery groups (education, process, relapse prevention, etc.)
Available to work graveyard and/or swing shifts.

Qualifications:
Certified counselor preferred but will consider registered counselor with experience/enrolled in school.

Salary / Compensation: TBD Depending on Qualifications

Application Due Date:


September 29, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Traffic Programs
Company Address: 1501 N Raymond Ave, Ste. D
City: Anaheim
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92801
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Secilia Manzo
Contact Person Title: Program Director
E-mail: jobs@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 714-429-9900

Job Information

Position Title: Full Time Office Clerk

Position Description:
Position Title: Full Time Office Clerk- Entry-Level Registered/Certified
Company Name: ABC Traffic Safety Programs

We are looking to hire an entry-level Full-Time Office clerk, currently registered as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor and/or willing to register as a requisite for employment to join our team! This position will be responsible in assisting administrative staff in overseeing the daily activities of the office, daily case management, and assisting the office in any area needed.
Responsibilities:
Manage client records and information
Provide administrative assistance to clerical staff and cover counselors as needed
Perform other office tasks (replenish office supplies, distribute mail, custodial duties, answering phones, taking payments, etc.)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Full Time Office Clerk will be responsible for clerical duties and assist in overseeing the individual office within the ABC Traffic Programs Corporation. They will report directly to and work closely with the, Program Manager and Corporate Staff. It will be the individual’s responsibility to assist in organizing, staff, and operate the Program in conformance with all existing regulations.

It will be his/her responsibility to ensure that program standards are constantly met, and that the program is functioning with the highest of standards; that the morale of the clients is excellent considering the circumstances.

The individual will be bi-lingual in Spanish and will be called upon to assist Spanish speaking clients when the need arises.

Qualifications:
Ability to prioritize and multi-task
Bilingual Spanish/English
Strong organizational skills
Deadline and detail-oriented
Strong leadership qualities
Registered Drug and Alcohol Counselor and/or Registration as an Intern upon hiring
Schedule: FT –
Monday-Thursday 11am-7:30pm Friday 12pm-5pm and Bi-weekly Saturday 8:00am-1:00pm

Pay rate: $13-14/hr., TBD Depending on Qualifications
If interested please e-mail resume to jobs@abctraffic.com and indicate position you are interested in.

Salary / Compensation: DOQ

Application Due Date:


September 17, 2020

Employer Information
Company Name: Wesley Health Care
Company Address: 500 San Pedro St
City: Los Angeles
State: California
ZIP Code: 90013
Company Website: www.jwchinstitute.org
Contact Person: Lucille Overton
Contact Person Title: Medication Assisted Treatment Counselor – AMFT
E-mail: l.overton@jwch.org
Telephone: 3233137068

Job Information

Position Title: Certified Substance Use Counselor

Position Description:
The Drug & Alcohol Counselor will provide counseling services to minority and low-income women, including pregnant and postpartum women, and their children at a women’s residential drug treatment program. The Counselor is responsible for all client documentation.
1. Work collaboratively with treatment team members
2. Responsible for conducting intake, assessment, establishing treatment plans, and maintaining documentation working collaboratively with program therapist (LCSW) and other treatment team members
3. Provide quality treatment to assigned caseload and their families, as needed
4. Conduct weekly individual counseling sessions and multiple case management sessions a week
5. Responsible for facilitating counseling groups (Matrix, Seeking Safety, CBT, Parenting, Relapse Prevention, Family Groups)
6. Collect necessary data for reporting purposes; complete reports as assigned and submit to Clinical Manager.
7. Complete documentation within 24 hours of providing the service
8. Assist with coordinating outreach activities and client social and recreational activities
9. Collaborate with integrated, multi-disciplinary team, including but not limited to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Department of Children and Family Services, and other mental and behavioral health professionals.
10. Collect necessary data for reporting purposes; complete reports as assigned and submit to the Program Manager.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
1. Certified Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor: Must be certified by one of the agencies accredited by the NCCA and recognized by DHCS, which includes CADTP and CCAPP; and who must adhere to all requirements of the California Code of Regulations, Title 9, Chapter 8 and Title 9.
2. Two years’ experience as a drug and alcohol counselor
3. Knowledge of and trained in trauma-informed treatment, and evidence-based treatment for substance abuse (Matrix, Seeking Safety, CBT, Motivational Interviewing and Nurturing Parenting Program)
4. Proficient with Electronic Heath Recording Systems
5. Experience with administering the ASAM, ASI, and other substance abuse assessment tools
6. Ability to obtain an “NPI” Number and “C” Number by the time of hire
7. Must have valid California driver’s license, proof of insurance, and excellent driving record
8. Excellent written, oral, organizational, and documentation skills
9. Must be a team player, willing to receive feedback and grow professionally
10. Perform multiple tasks while demonstrating the ability to work within a team structure
11. Must maintain a current First Aid/CPR Certification, physical exam, and Tuberculosis test results.

Salary / Compensation: JWCH Institute, Inc., offers competitive salaries for all positions. Employees working 30 hours per week or more are provided a monthly allowance which can be used towards medical, dental, vision, and life insurance premiums. The agency offers sick leave and vacation accrual, 11 paid holidays, jury duty pay, mileage reimbursement, employee parking, direct deposit, credit union, and an employee assistance program. In addition JWCH offers a 401(k) Profit Sharing plan to employees who work a minimum of 1,000 hours per fiscal year.

Application Due Date: 10/5/20