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Substance Use Disorder Counselor in El Dorado County

  • New Morning Youth & Family Services
  • Full time
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  • El Dorado County
  • 27/08/2019
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Substance Use Disorder (SUD)

Placerville, El Dorado County

New Morning Youth & Family Services (NMYFS) has provided a safety net to troubled children and their families in El Dorado County for almost 50 years. We provide counseling and support services to youth and their families. In addition, NMYFS has the county’s only emergency children’s shelter. To learn about our non-profit organization, visit


Position: 24 hour per week, permanent, SUD counseling position in the Placerville area of El Dorado County, CA. This position is for our Teen Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program. Provide group, individual, and family counseling to teens and their families. Strong communication skills required (written/oral). Ability to document services in a comprehensive and timely manner in accordance to Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) requirements. Basic computer skills are required.

Licensing Requirements:  Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I or II (CADCI or CADCII) or Licensed Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor (LAADC).

Education: Minimum of 4 year college degree for CADCII. Master’s degree or other post graduate degree minimum required for the LAADC. Transcripts will be required if employed by NMYFS.

Experience: Must have experience with Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) requirements and submission timelines. Must have working knowledge of the following: Title 22, 42 CFR part 2, HIPAA, Minimum Quality Drug Treatment Standards SABG, DHCS AOD Certification Standards, and 2002 Youth Treatment Guidelines. History of providing drug and alcohol treatment to youth and families with positive outcomes.

Salary/benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, education, and licensure status; possible bilingual pay differential. Comprehensive benefit package after 90-day introductory period.

Other: Applicant must be fingerprinted/live-scanned and receive clearance from the FBI, Department of Justice, and the National Child Abuse Index. Must pass a TB test. Use of personal vehicle may be necessary; must possess valid CA driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.

How to apply: If qualified, please respond to this ad with your cover letter and resume attached in PDF (preferred) or MS Word. All other formats will not be considered. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Thank you for your interest!


New Morning is Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.”

New Morning Youth & Family Services

To provide quality professional social services to enhance the lives of Western Slope El Dorado County youth and their families.

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