Lead DUI Counselor & MAT Project Coordinator

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Lead DUI Counselor and MAT Project Coordinator

Location: ABC Programs*

*All locations: Azusa, Lancaster, Hawaiian Gardens, El Monte, Anaheim and Santa Ana

Home Location- TBD

Temporary Position To Start ASAP, tentative End Date TBD. 

A permanent position may be discussed at end of Project Term.

Pay- TBD Competitive

Job Description:

ABC Traffic Programs is looking for a Lead DUI Counselor to take on the role of being our MAT Project Coordinator. In efforts to address the opioid crisis, our programs will be participating in the State Opioid Response II projects where we will be utilizing our DUI Programs an access point for MAT Services. The Lead DUI Counselor will work closely with Administrative Staff, Office Managers, and Counselors to both implement the new project and work on the following responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

-Oversight of 6 MAT  Projects, specifically:

-Oversight and continuous support to counselors

-Implementation of Case Management Framework

-Implementation and Oversight of MAT Toolkits

-Technical assistance calls to Counseling Staff

-Attend all Trainings

-Put together trainings and monthly meetings for all MAT 2.0 Staff

-Onsite visits to all locations throughout project- at minimum once a month

-Participate in all Project meetings, trainings, onsite visits and technical assistance calls

-Review participant records for accuracy

-Assist in one-on-one meetings with clients to better explain opportunities and referral options

-Assist Office Managers with Group counseling, Educational Sessions, and Case Management coverage as needed, and as time allows.

Requirements-

-Certified AOD Counselor

-Bilingual is a plus

Experience, minimum 1 year in the following:

-Outpatient setting

-Assessment and referrals

-Reliable source of transportation

-Ability to travel within all locations, LA County and Orange County

-ASAM Certified, is a plus. If not may be required to become Certified.

Deep understanding of the following:

-Addiction

-Polysubstance addiction

-MAT- Medicated Assisted Treatment

-Motivational Interviewing

-Resources and referral options

-ASAM

 

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