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Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor in Yolo County

  • Fourth and Hope
  • Full time
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  • Yolo County
  • 10/01/2019
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Fourth and Hope is seeking to hire full-time and part-time Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor(s) to join our talented staff at Walter’s House, an inpatient residential drug and alcohol (AOD) treatment facility, located in Woodland, CA. Fourth and Hope is looking to hire as soon as possible.

Summary

The Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (AOD) will have a case load assigned to them and will be responsible for facilitating groups, as well as one on one counseling sessions. This is a certificated position and requires an in good-standing certification through the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) and maintain a CADC-CAS, CADC-I, CADC-II, and CADC-III.

Responsibilities – Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (AOD)

  • Provide one on one counseling and case management sessions;
  • Facilitate and co-facilitate group counseling and educational sessions;
  • Keep and maintain detailed treatment and progress notes;
  • Develop appropriate plans for treatment based on individual history, needs;
  • Provide appropriate referrals and act as a client advocate, when appropriate;
  • Provide crisis intervention and emotional support to clients, when appropriate;

Qualifications – Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (AOD)

  • Maintains in good-standing CADC-CAS, CADC-I, CADC-II, or CADC-III.
  • Proficiency in Spanish, as well as English, is highly desirable;
  • Previous experiencing in counseling, social work, or other related fields;
  • 3+ years of experience in AOD in a residential setting, preferred
  • Exercises mature judgment and projects a professional demeanor;
  • Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills;
  • Excellent professional and personal boundaries with clients;

Other Requirements  Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (AOD)

  • Must possess current and valid California driver’s license, transportation;
  • Upon hire, employee will be required to complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, background check and live scan, TB clearance
  • Candidates in recovery must have three (3) years ongoing sobriety;
  • Shall maintain CPR/First Aid Certification;

Benefits Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (AOD)

  • Medical
  • Dental, Vision
  • Retirement
  • Life Insurance



Fourth and Hope

A Mission to Change Lives: To feed, clothe, shelter and facilitate recovery to those in need and to show the love of Jesus Christ in words and actions.

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