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Job Opening: CADAC Counselor for Addiction Treatment Center

Location:  Tarzana, CA

Job Summary: The Counselor is responsible for providing direct service to clients, conducting process and psycho-educational groups and for facilitating the smooth day-to-day operation of the program. The Counselor collaborates as a member of the multidisciplinary team (Treatment Team) to deliver effective treatment.

Schedule: Part-Time or Full-Time. Flexible.

Duties:

  • Support clients in accessing community resources
  • Make appropriate referrals for clients to other services in coordination with the Clinical Team
  • Conduct process and psychoeducation groups
  • Complete Assessments
  • Complete documentation in EMR
  • Coordinate with other treatment providers
  • Demonstrate appropriate boundaries with clients
  • Supports clients by utilizing outcome measures
  • Demonstrate effective crisis intervention
  • Teach independent living skills effectively
  • Utilize individualized approach to client services
  • Support clients who have discharged with follow up calls

Requirements:

  • One year full-time experience working directly with clients in a program serving people with Substance Use Disorders
  • One year of Counselor experience in a substance abuse or mental health inpatient or residential setting.
  • Knowledge of and belief in the principles of client centered treatment.
  • Knowledge of medications and interventions preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Able to maintain a professional manner with clients, staff, clients and visitors.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced setting, under pressure and maintain open, and proper communication.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and strong boundaries with the clients.
  • Must be fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English.
  • Certified Addiction Counselor with a CA approved organization preferred (CADC, CATC, etc).
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and personal automobile insurance.

Compensation:  $25-$26 per hour plus benefits if full-time. Also, $500 sign on bonus after 90 days of employment.

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