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Drug and Alcohol Counselor - Women and Children's

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Drug and Alcohol Counselor - Women and Children's in Marin County

  • Center Point, Inc
  • Full time
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  • Marin County
  • 05/08/2019
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Center Point Inc. is currently recruiting for a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor for our Women and Children residential program in San Rafael.

The ideal candidate has experience working in a substance abuse residential treatment milieu, and knowledge of gender-responsive, trauma and women services. In this position, you will gain experience working in a Women and Children oriented treatment program, collaboratively with multi-disciplined team members and agencies, and experience the success of Women and their Children rebuilding their futures.

Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position.

  • Facilitates individual sessions with each caseload client on a weekly basis.
  • Facilitates groups/classes as assigned.
  • Collaborates with clients on individual treatment plans based on clinical assessments and clients self-determined goals.
  • Refers clients to internal and external resources in a timely manner.
  • Performs house runs and documents any issues that are found to ensure safety and security of the program.
  • Supervises medication distribution and is available on the staff phone when assigned to do so.
  • Maintains documentation standards in Electronic Medical Records of all client sessions and groups/classes as required.
  • Maintains clients Electronic Medical Records according to program and agency policy.
  • Communicates and works with the team to ensure the best clinical experience for the client.
  • Remains flexible with duties and schedule to support program needs.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Drug & Alcohol Certification from a State of California Accredited Institution or MFTi/MFT/LCSW
  • Minimum two years experience working in residential treatment programs.
  • First Aid Certified &_ CPR Certified within 30 days of employment_
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, homelessness, and other potential barriers to economic and social self-sufficiency.
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, and reliability are imperative.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance;
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record.

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
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Accredited Program

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00 to $21.00 /hour


  • Substance Abuse Treatment Counseling: 2 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • San Rafael, CA 94901 (Required)


  • RAS, CWTS, CATC, CAODC, CADC, MFTi, MTF or LCSW (Required)

Center Point, Inc

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