Substance Abuse Counselor - Women's Residential

Job Overview

Provides individual and group counseling to clients and maintains a caseload of families for whom the counselor takes primary service responsibility. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists clients with orientation to program upon admission.
  • For clients assigned to caseload, collects information related to client's history and current situation and assists client in developing a program service plan.
  • Trains and supports clients in independent living skills (cooking, meal planning, shopping, budgeting, etc.
  • Provides individual and group counseling.
  • Monitors parent-child interactions to ensure safety and well-being of children.
  • Monitors client's progress in program and works with client to update service plan.
  • Coordinates with Supervisor acting as a liaison with Social Services workers and providing monthly reports on clients.
  • Responsible for documentation of clients' progress in clients' records.
  • Helps program supervisor to plan and supervise daily program schedule.
  • Assists with community outings.
  • Participates in staff meetings, team meetings and in-service trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Completion of alcohol and drug certification program.
  • A minimum of two year's experience in the human service field and  demonstrated knowledge in substance abuse treatment, relapse prevention, and recovery. Must possess a basic understanding of child development, child abuse, substance abuse issues,  and self sufficiency issues. Minimum age of 21 based on Orange County contractual requirements.
  • Experience in individual and group counseling.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable.
  • California Driver's License and proof of insurance.
Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Status: Full Time
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package
City: Tustin
Hours/wk: 40

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