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Substance Abuse Counselor in *Multiple Locations

  • Alma Family Services
  • Full time
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  • *Multiple Locations
  • 09/08/2018
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Description: Provide drug and alcohol counseling and support to individuals, families and groups. Provide educational workshops regarding the use and effects of drugs and alcohol. Responsible for maintaining and overseeing a regular caseload of clients/probationers. Provide services in a variety of environments and community settings, including, schools, homes, Juvenile Justice facilities , community centers, etc., as appropriate. Provide counseling sessions, assessments, referrals and orientations. Maintains appropriate and timely case files and agency records in accordance with contract and agency requirements; prepares reports as necessary. Assist in developing and improving services to meet or exceed all contracted and/or mandated objectives and goals. Maintain confidentiality as required by HIPAA and funding agencies.

Qualifications: AA or Bachelor degree in a Behavioral Science field with Counseling or Addiction Counseling preferred. Must be certified by a CA state approved counselor-certifying organization and maintain compliance with the requirements for continuing education hours and/or units. 2 years experience providing substance abuse recovery counseling. Knowledge of principles and techniques of social work, case management, crisis intervention. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Must be willing to drive to different work locations. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA Driver’s license, maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the agency.

Alma Family Services

Alma Family Services was established in 1975 in East Los Angeles by parents to provide, along with other purposes, a comprehensive range of multilingual community based services for families including those with special needs. Since its inception Alma has a “whatever it takes” tradition of m...

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