The Long Beach Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) is in immediate need of a Counselor with AOD certification (either CCAPP or CAADE) and is able to supervise interns.
The counselor position provides expertise and guidance to all counseling staff as well as to counsel and teach beneficiaries of the Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC). The successful candidate will assist beneficiaries to understand and overcome social and emotional problems through individual and process group counseling, conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessment interviews with newly admitted beneficiaries, keep beneficiary files up-to-date with proper documentation of counseling and class activities for those beneficiaries assigned, develop individual rehabilitation plans for beneficiaries seen in counseling, assist assigned beneficiaries in preparation for 90-day and 5-month reviews, conduct Christian education classes as assigned, lead other groups or classes as assigned by the Program Manager, teach classes in the program’s educational component and attend weekly Case Conference and provide input to discussion as helpful.
Also, the counselor will handle all counseling related issues in the absence of the Program Manager, including presentation of the most serious issues to the Administrator, provide and maintain counseling statistics for monthly Program reports, document and maintain appropriate Progress Notes in beneficiary files, assess spiritual needs of beneficiaries seen in counseling and make referrals to Chaplain as needed, attend at least one Wednesday night chapel service each month, serve as back-up to other counselors as needed and support other staff of the Program Department as able.
Two Weeks Vacation per Year
7 Holidays per Year
1 Floating Holiday
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