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Certified Counselor in Los Angeles County

  • CLARE|MATRIX
  • Full time
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  • Los Angeles County
  • 12/08/2019
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CLARE|MATRIX is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. We are seeking Certified Counselors in multiple programs.

Preferred candidates have at least 1 year experience as a Certified Counselor for a Mental Health or Substance Abuse Facility

Preferred credentials: NPI Number, C Number, ASAM Certifications, Sage software experience

Please submit resumes to: [email protected]

and  [email protected]

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work in collaboration with Behavioral Health Clinician (Therapist) on treatment plan goals
  • Group Facilitation
  • Provide weekly case management sessions related to treatment plan in collaboration with Behavioral Health Clinician  
  • File compliance ensuring contractual guidelines and CLARE|MATRIX standards are upheld
  • Collaborative team work
  • Ensure client files are upheld and managed to contractual and CLARE|MATRIX standards
  • Conduct goal oriented case management sessions with caseload clients
  • Conduct group counseling and educational sessions
  • Act as a client advocate and assist clients with problem solving
  • Provide appropriate referrals, following up on all referrals and interventions to ensure that the client has access to designated services.
  • Provide crisis intervention and emotional support to clients when appropriate
  • Maintain contact with each client as required by contract and program guidelines
  • Maintain accurate and up to date information in each client’s chart and document client contact by using the EHR system
  • Advocate with primary care providers to ensure access to quality treatment and/or care in collaboration with Behavioral Health Clinician
  • Supervise residents in coordination of daily program activities
  • Assure that all emergency needs of residents are met and these incidents are reported as required
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies including contacting appropriate staff and supervisor(s), interacting with police, fire, and medical personnel as needed.
  • Maintain open, complete, and accurate verbal and written communications with all staff and residents
  • Attend and actively participate in case conferences, related training, and collaborative relationships between CLARE|MATRIX and established partners

 

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

The ideal candidate will have counseling experience in a substance abuse treatment center setting. 

Certification as AOD Counselor is required.   In addition the following are strongly desired/required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health (preferred)
  • At least one (1) year experience working with mental health clients.
  • 2 years’ experience working in the Substance Abuse treatment field.
  • Demonstrable crisis intervention skills
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and counseling skills

CLARE|MATRIX is a nonprofit organization providing effective and compassionate treatment, recovery, and prevention services for alcoholism and substance abuse to individuals, families, and the community. 

 

Since 1970 CLARE|MATRIX has provided quality substance abuse and mental health treatment to men, women, and children in southern California.  

 

Through programs run by a compassionate, committed, results-oriented team of counselors, therapists, and administrators, CLARE|MATRIX continues to build its reputation as a leader in Evidence-Based Treatment practices and continues to break new ground in the areas of positive outcomes, outreach, research, and community involvement. 

 

Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA CLARE|MATRIX maintains 18 facilities in the southern California region; providing services to participants in a manner consistent with its Core Values: Compassion, Teamwork, Integrity, Empowerment and Adaptability.

$42,000



CLARE|MATRIX

CLARE|MATRIX is a nonprofit organization providing effective and compassionate treatment, recovery, and prevention services for alcoholism and substance abuse to individuals, families, and the community. Since 1970 CLARE|MATRIX has provided quality substance abuse and mental health treatment to...

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