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|Date Posted||November 24, 2017|
We are seeking a Treatment Counselor II to join our team! You will provide recovery-oriented rehabilitation services in group or individual settings.
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Deliver treatment services to the participants;
- conduct group and individual meetings;
- Evaluate the progress of the participants assigned to their groups;
- Work directly with the participants to develop and implement a treatment service plan;
- Coordinate with the community resources to develop a transtional plan for continued community program activities;
- Work with the participant to create a support network for the participant's return tot he community;
- Shall work collaboratively with the referral and funding sources;
- Coordinate with and support Counselor I and Cousnelor III to address safety, security, and if necessary removal of participants from the program;
- Work collaboratively with all criminal justice supervision-California Department of Corrections, Probation Department (s), County of Yolo Sheriff's Department;
- Work collaboratively with various supervision agencies-Child Protective Services, Veterans Association;
- Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of Fourth & Hope Walter's House;
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Experience consisting of three (3) years of providing direct substance use counseling services, including criminal justice population required;
- At the time of hire, must be certified as an AOD Counselor with a certification recognized by DHCS;
- Knowledge of offender populations, criminal subcultures, and cultural differences, substance use assessment tools, therapeutic community concepts, cognitive behavioral treatment,
- Must have valid driver's license and ability to obtain and maintain vehicle insurance;
- CPR Certification, First Aid Certification and an annual Tuberculosis test.
- Encompass strong adherence to counseling Code of Ethics/Conduct;
- Take initiative and problem solve;
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing;
- Monitor, assess, evaluate and resolve community conflict issues;
- Coordinate program activities with participants and staff;
- Respond to requests and inquiries from participants and public;
- Maintain confidentiality;
- Follow policy and adhere to procedures;
- Drive participants to various destinations.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination of experience and trainingthat would likely provide the requred knowledge and abilities in qualifying. A typical way to obtain knowledge and abilities would be:
- Current active AOD Counselor certification recognized by DHCS and;
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 3 years social service experience or:
- Associate's Degree in social services or related field;
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college with a degree in Addiction Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology or a related field is preferred.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time in both indoor office and external program environment; occasional bending and stopping, typing and operating assigned equipment. Reasonable accommodations for physical requirements will be considered and made on a case-by-case basis. Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made to the H.R. Director.
- Must possess current and valid California driver’s license, including a driving record acceptable to F&H insurance company.
- Must be insurable by F&H insurance carriers
- Be available for call-back to program as needed.
- Provide required proof of legal right to work in the United States.
- Must provide T.B. clearance from a medical professional.
- Must provide DMV print out
- Must be able to support a flexible schedule, including evening, nights, weekends and graveyard shifts.
Fourth & Hope is an equal opportunity employer.