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