HYC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION,GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, MILITARY OR VETERAN STATUS, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY (INCLUDING HIV AND AIDS), GENETI INFORMATION, SEX (INCLUDES PREGNANCY) OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROTECTED BY LAW.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made, if requested, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Drug Medi-Cal Counselor

POSITION TITLE: Substance Use Disorder Counselor FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt

 

PROGRAM: The Starting Point Part-time 20 hours per week 
 
THIS POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Prevention and Treatment Services 
 
SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Substance Abuse Counselor will: 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide substance abuse intervention services to referred clients which includes, but is not limited to, assessments, case management, individual, group and family counseling services  Develops and executes treatment plans, progress notes and other Drug Medi-Cal required documentation  Facilitate didactic groups and program related activities as outlined in the program schedule  Provide resource and referral information for clients and families  Provide accurate and timely documentation of all job-related activities  Attend assigned meetings and training's. Other related duties as assigned.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field is highly desired  Certified in Seeking Safety is highly desired.  Experience working in a community based agency is preferred.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus, but not required. 
 
REQUIREMENTS:  Certificate in a drug/alcohol program through a California approved certified program is required  Minimum (2) years of progressive experience in providing SUD treatment to youth and adult  Experience with intakes, assessments, case management, case reviews and group facilitation are required in order to perform essential duties and responsibilities  Experience with treatment planning and relapse prevention  Valid driver’s license, current auto insurance coverage and good driving record is also required  Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends, as needed  Ability to pass background check and criminal clearance  Ability to successfully pass a TB screening test 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made, if requested, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
       
 
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made, if requested, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Non-Exempt

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Liberty Community Plaza

14181 Telegraph Road

Whittier, CA 90604

(562) 273-0722

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