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Mental Health/Drug and Alcohol Counselor

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Mental Health/Drug and Alcohol Counselor in Santa Clara County

  • Advent Group Ministries
  • Full time
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  • Santa Clara County
  • 12/03/2019
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The Mental Health Addiction Counselor is an integral role to our residential treatment and outpatient teams. This person is responsible for providing psych-education recovery groups and individual sessions to all adolescents in our drug/alcohol and CSEC programs on a weekly basis with a caseload of around 10-18 youth. While the focus is recovery from substance abuse/dependence, the mh addictions counselor will be working with co-occurring disorders and will be expected to help address relapses and prevention with the individual’s abilities in mind.

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 following is  REQUIRED:

Master's Degree in Social Work, Marriage, Family and Therapy from an accredited college or university.

Must be registered intern with BBS, certified alcohol and other drugs counselor, registered to obtain such certification with 6 months of hire date or LCSW, LMFT.

*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


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%


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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