AOD Counselor

Full time Clare|Matrix in Substance Use Disorder
  • 2644 30th Street, Santa Monica, CA, USA, 90405 View on Map
  • Post Date: June 30, 2022
  • Salary: $18.50 - $23.00 / Hourly
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  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage a caseload of clients
  • Group Facilitation, individual counseling & case management of clients
  • File compliance ensuring contractual guidelines and CLARE|MATRIX’s standards are upheld
  • Crisis Management
  • Collaborative team work
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of CLARE|MATRIX’s mission, vision, & philosophy
  • Contribute to a healthy work environment
  • Actively participate in meetings and team-building
  • Communicate on a direct and timely basis about needs and problems as they
  • Ensure standards of conduct are upheld to CLARE|MATRIX
  • Ensure a community environment is
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are upheld to CLARE|MATRIX
  • Maximize learning opportunities by remaining receptive to constructive feedback and utilizing support available from your supervisor and others.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure client files are upheld and managed to contractual and CLARE|MATRIX
  • Develop a treatment plan with each client; update the treatment plan as needed or as required by licensure, certification, and/or contract.
  • Conduct goal oriented individual counseling sessions with caseload clients or as needed within the assigned department.
  • Conduct group counseling and educational
  • Act as a client advocate and assist clients with problem
  • Provide appropriate referrals, following up on all referrals and interventions to ensure that the client has access to designated services.
  • Provide crisis intervention and emotional support to clients when
  • Maintain contact with each client as required by contract and program
  • Maintain accurate and up to date information in each client’s chart and document client contact by using the progress note system.
  • Advocate with primary care providers to ensure access to quality treatment and/or care
  • Attend and actively participate in case conferences, related training, and collaborative relationships between CLARE|MATRIX and established partners.
  • Represent CLARE|MATRIX at community meetings, collaborate with other social services agencies as a part of continuum of care, and serve as an advocate for CLARE|MATRIX constituents, if applicable.


Other Related Classes:

  • Counselor II is an AOD Counselor who is certified by a recognized governing body by the state of California.


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

The ideal candidate will have counseling experience in a substance misuse treatment center setting. Certified AOD Counselor required. In addition the following are strongly desired/ required experience and ability to work well with diverse populations.

  • Possess an understanding of issues of substance use and mental
  • Must have reliable
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and counseling

Required skills

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