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Counselor I

Company: Tarzana Treatment Center
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: Counselor IDepartment:Reports To: As assigned by the Program DirectorPOSITION SUMMARYProvides individual counseling, group facilitation and crisis intervention as part of a multi-disciplinary team.SALARY RANGE 24.75 - $28.50 per hour DOEWe offer a competitive benefits package:Medical InsuranceDental InsuranceVision Care PlanLife InsurancePaid Holidays (12)Paid Vacation TimeSick Time401(k) Retirement PlanCompetitive wagesStability and career advancementContinuing Education OpportunitiesCATEGORIES OF DUTIESALL PROGRAMS:Provides crisis intervention on an as need basis.Attends weekly individual and group supervision.Attends in-service training and educational workshops.Attends all required staff meetings.Cooperates and communicates fully with other staff members regarding patient behavior, progress, activities, etc.Conducts self in a professional manner in areas of dress, language, attitude, and behavior.Exhibits full knowledge and support of the philosophy and objectives of the Agency.Fully understands and maintains policies regarding professional ethics, including appropriate boundaries and patient confidentiality.Other duties as assigned by Director and/or Administration.ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROGRAMS:Completes/Review/Updates Counseling portion of BSAP/ASI within timeframe established by program policy.Completes ASAM screening tool in SAGE EHRInitiates Individualized Treatment Plan on assigned patients and works closely with Case Manager and other members of the Multi-disciplinary team to assure that all identified problems are addressed.Participates in Initial Case Conference within timeframe established by program policy.Participates in Continuing Case Conferences within timeframe established by program policy.Provides regular, comprehensive progress note charting in patient's Medical Record in accordance with JCAHO, State, County and Agency standards, to include individual sessions, group participation, crisis intervention, etc Facilitates educational groups as assigned utilizing approved curriculum according to program schedule.Schedules and conducts regular 1:1 sessions with all assigned patients at least weekly or more often as appropriate or directed.Performs conjoin/family sessions as neededReview s all patient therapeutic writing assignments and provides assistance/feedback as needed.Attends in-service training and educational workshopsHIV PROGRAMS:Provides counseling and testing services; document and track tests results.Provides co morbidity education through outreach, group level and individual sessions.Maintains caseload, charting and documentation of services and referrals provided.Provide data entry and reporting of units of service provided.EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCEHigh School Diploma or GEDRegistered counselors: Current enrollment in an academic Addiction Studies ProgramRegistration or Certification with a DADP- approved State level certification agency. Must be registered or certified upon hire and no later than six (6) months from date of employment.Two (2) years experience working with youthOne (1) year continuous sobriety, if in recoveryOne (1) year experience in a behavioral healthcare setting.LICENSES/CERTIFICATESRegistration or Certification with a DADP-approved State level certification agency. Must be registered or certified upon hire and no later than six (6) months from date of employment.SETTINGTarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, which provides behavioral healthcare services, including chemical dependency.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERTarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. does not discriminate as to race, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation and disability in its hiring practices.ADA REQUIREMENTTarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. supports the American with Disabilities Act. Discrimination is prohibited in all aspects of employment against disabled persons, who, with reasonable accommodations, can perform the essential functions of a job.

Keywords: Tarzana Treatment Center, Lancaster , Counselor I, Other , Lancaster, California

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