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Addiction Counselor in Santa Clara County

  • Advent Group Ministries
  • Full time
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  • Santa Clara County
  • 30/09/2019
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Advent Group Ministries is a diverse team of Christians with a common mission: to empower people to restore relationships and break the destructive cycles of abuse and addiction through the hope and healing made possible by Christ’s love and quality treatment

The Addictions Counselor is responsible for bringing a specialized addictions focus to the program, including sharing addiction knowledge and advising addiction focused treatment. Adolescents that may be chemically dependent, sexually exploited and/or behaviorally/emotionally disturbed will be guided, educated and counseled by the Addictions Counselor. The Addictions Counselor will help provide relapse and prevention services for the youth within a group setting and individually.

Qualifications and Skills

*One of the following is REQUIRED:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or Marriage & Family Therapy
  • CCAPP Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC-I or higher)

*Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance as required by Title XXII licensing regulations

*Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with at least 5 years driving experience and no more than 2 points on driving record

*Previous internship or employment in work with adolescents

Benefits:

  • 2 Weeks paid vacation- start accruing immediately (regular full time)
  • Sick Pay-start accruing immediately (regular full time)
  • 10-Paid Holidays
  • Medical paid by employer at 75%
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • If you are interested in this unique and influential opportunity, email your resume to start the process. Persons of ethnic diversity and disability encouraged to apply. Additionally, please visit our website to view the complete job description.



Advent Group Ministries

Advent Group Ministries is a faith-motivated, non-profit, social-service agency providing counseling and addiction recovery services to people of all ages and income levels since 1985. As Christians, we strive to extend the love of Christ to our clients while meeting their specific treatment needs.

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