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Addiction Specialist

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Addiction Specialist in Los Angeles County

  • SSG Project 180
  • Full time
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  • Los Angeles County
  • 18/09/2019
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FORENSIC TREATMENT AGENCY seeking to fill the position of Addiction Specialist to work as part of a multidisciplinary team. Duties will include:

* Individual substance abuse counseling

* Running of behavior modification groups and/or substance treatment groups

* Coordinate services with various public & private community health, mental health, & social service agencies to ensure appropriate services for clients. Transport client(s) to connect with necessary community resources

* Participate, coordinate & implement cooperative arrangements and/or team conferences with various inter-disciplinary team members in the development and implementation of client treatment and aftercare plans

* Conduct substance abuse assessments

* Maintain & submit billing records in a timely manner

* Maintain & update client files and documentation in accordance with DMH or DHS guidelines

* Must be registered or certified with CCAPP

Skills
*Preferred one year of direct service experience in a mental health setting which has an interdisciplinary team approach

*Preferred knowledge of DMH paperwork

*Preferred experience in offender/forensic treatment

*Must have excellent writing & communication skills, strong interpersonal and social skills & good time management skills

*Must have the ability to work both independently & as a member of a team

*Must be open to different treatment interventions including harm reduction

Notes
*Must have own transportation, valid California Driver License, & proof of automobile insurance coverage. We will be running a DMV check.

*Must have strong customer service skills

*Please be looking for a long term position in a young, energetic, enthusiastic team environment.

*Willingness to learn & a positive attitude a must.

Job Type: Full-time

 



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