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Certified Substance Abuse Counselor / Supervisor

Company: New Day Rehab Center
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR QUALIFICATIONS An Associate degree or equivalent in educational hours in Addictions programming or other behavioral health field. The clinician must at least be a CADC applicant. CADCI or CADCII preferred. Knowledge of and ability to implement recovery models, i.e., motivational interviewing, stages of change, REBT, CBT, 12-step facilitation, and mindfulness. 4. Possess an understanding the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve 5. Ability to operate computer hardware and software (including) Electronic Medical Record software) at a level needed to effectively perform job functions. 6. At least 2 years or equivalent clinical experience or training necessary to provide counseling services to our patient population. 7. Have an understanding of crisis management 8. Maintain compliance with the requirements for continuing education hours and/or units (CEH or CEU) as determined by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs and/or other regulatory agencies. 9. Must be CPR, and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Participate in the development and implementation of client service plans utilizing established treatment models by assessing client behavior. Implement treatment plans utilizing established treatment models. 2. Coach clients in setting their own goals and identifying realistic steps in order to achieve the goals. 3. Evaluate the effectiveness of treatment plans and recommend alternate strategies as necessary. 4. Facilitate both group and individual counseling sessions, build relapse prevention plans, conduct family/support person sessions, and termination sessions. 5. Accurately record all sessions for appropriate billing. 6. Participate in all scheduled staff meetings, supervision sessions, and other departmental and agency meetings. 7. Respect and honor client rights and responsibilities and demonstrate professional boundaries and ethics. 8. Know and adhere to generally accepted treatment standards, departmental rules, company policies and terms and conditions of contracts or grants. 9. Orient new residents to the programs rules, policies, procedures and residents rights. 10. Include residents in their own assessment, evaluation, and treatment planning, providing the patient with a sense of responsibility to their own recovery. 11. Work cooperatively in a team setting to coordinate continuity of care; coordinate with internal and external service providers. 12. Demonstrate responsibility for safety of clients, staff and property; possess familiarity with fire regulations and evacuation procedures. Understand and abide by federal regulation of Alcohol and Drug information, 42CFR Part 2 and HIPAA regulations for client confidentiality. Recovering counselors must be drug and alcohol-free a minimum of two years prior to employment. REPORTS TO: PROGRAM DIRECTOR Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary COVID-19 considerations: Masks and gloves required and provided, social distancing whenever possible

Keywords: New Day Rehab Center, Lancaster , Certified Substance Abuse Counselor / Supervisor, Other , Lancaster, California

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