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Job Opening:  Substance Abuse Counselor

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday-Friday. Minimum 30 hours per work with some flexibility.

Location:  Tarzana, CA

Description: The Substance Abuse Counselor preforms supervised group counseling, crisis intervention, supervision and outreach services. Work is supervised by professional staff, and individual clinical work is supervised by a licensed therapist. This position would primarily run group on recovery & life skills while assisting with client engagement, intakes and assessments in between groups.

Duties:

  • Leads group counseling sessions to discuss effective coping skills and assist clients in identifying the reasons for their addiction and overcoming the problems related to substance use and abuse.
  • Assist in the client intake process and administers intake assessments.
  • Collaborates with treatment team comprised of clinical staff, including the clinical director, program director, and treatment
  • Responsible for assisting residents to live more effectively with their addictions by identifying harmful behaviors and overcoming urges.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of patient care through charting and documenting client progress, and provide service referrals when needed.
  • Perform patient analysis, random drug tests, and facilitate counseling sessions
  • Maintain professional relationships with the staff, residents, families, and
  • Performs any other duties as needed.

Requirements

  • Must be Certified as an AOD counselor by one of the approved organizations (CCR, Section 13035(0) or a registered counselor that has completed all required course work for certification able to qualify to test upon completion of intern hours.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification or able to obtain upon hire (company will provide)
  • Current TB skin test and renewed annually.
  • Good interviewing and listening skills.
  • Must be able to pass a background check/TB Test/Drug Screening.
  • Must be vaccinated for Covid or have a liable exemption.

Compensation:
$21-23 per hour for Associates.
$20-24 per hour for Registered level.
$25-$28 per hour for Certified Counselors.
Plus full benefits.

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