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Substance Abuse Counselor in Kings County

  • Center Point, Inc
  • Full time
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  • Kings County
  • 05/08/2019
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Center Point Inc. is in the process of recruiting staff for Men’s In-Prison Rehabilitation Program operating within the Avenal area, we are currently recruiting experienced and qualified staff for a variety of positions.

Working under the direction and supervision of the Program Director we are seeking applications for the following positions:

Certified AoD Counselors

All members of the treatment team need to have experience with Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUDT), delivered using evidence-based approaches. The treatment program is designed with a focus on Substance Abuse Treatment, Anger Management, Criminal Thinking and family reunification. All members of the treatment team will be involved in caseload management, with most staff also being involved in group interventions and/or education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to obtain CDCR clearance.

One year experience providing SUDT services to offender population preferred.

Certified AoD Counselors: (High school diploma or equivalent, plus Certified as an AoD Counselor (recognized by DHCS) minimum of one year experience in providing Substance Abuse Services.

Highly Desirable:

Experience in working in an in-custody treatment setting

Experience with a male criminal justice population

Experience in implementing evidence-based practices

Experience in working with co-occurring conditions

- To be considered for a Drug and Alcohol Counselor Position you must be certified by or at least register with one of the following entities (being register for school only does not count):

*Addiction Counselor Certification Board of California

*Affiliated with California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE)

*Accredited Program – Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor

*California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)

*Accredited Program – Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor

Job Type: Full-time

Center Point, Inc

Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing and rehabilitation services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment and homelessness. Center Point offers rehabilitation and treatment services th...

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