Registered/Certified Substance Use Counselor

Full time La Familia in Behavioral Health
  • 425 Vernon Street, Oakland, CA, USA View on Map
  • Post Date: May 21, 2020
  • Salary: $21.89 - $22.51 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Industry Substance use disorder treatment
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:                 Registered/Certified Substance Use Counselor – Outpatient

DEPARTMENT:                     Recovery and Wellness

REPORTS TO:                        Program Supervisor

FLSA STATUS:                       1.0 FTE Non-Exempt, Union Position

COMPENSATION:                 Registered $21.45 per hour or $22.07 per hour (bilingual differential) Certified $21.89 per hour or $22.51 per hour (bilingual differential)

Position Overview:  We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Counselor to join our Recovery and Wellness Department in the Oakland Area of Alameda County. The Counselor is responsible for conducting intakes/assessments and providing individual, group, and family counseling, psychoeducation, case management, and other support services for adolescents with a substance use disorder and their families. This position will report to the Program Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial intake and assessments;
  • Formulate treatment plans for clients;
  • Conduct individual, group, and family counseling sessions;
  • Provide assessment and appropriate referrals to clients for educational, training, and other supportive services as needed;
  • Maintain all client files;
  • Represent clients and advocate on their behalf with probation officers, law officials, etc.;
  • Maintain and submit all program documentation and reports in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Actively identify and engage new clients by developing relationships with referral sources and guiding/implementing grassroots outreach strategies;
  • Develop community resources for clients and family members;
  • Provide assessment and appropriate referrals to clients for educational, training, and other supportive services as needed;
  • Attend collaborative meetings with other agencies;
  • Plan, develop and implement educational, social and recreational activities for clients;
  • Develop and complete compliance reports or performance reports as assigned;
  • Participate in all agency activities, meetings, training, events, etc.;
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor.

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