SUD Counselor

at Episcopal Community Services (view profile)
Location San Diego, CA
Date Posted September 24, 2017
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


The SUD Counselor provides counseling and case management services to clients requesting SUD treatment, including screening, assessment, referrals to treatment, group counseling and individual counseling sessions as needed.


  • Participate in a unified team approach to the provision of SUD treatment.
  • Conduct individual counseling sessions.
  • Conduct screenings, assessments and referrals.
  • Conduct group counseling sessions.
  • Conduct client education sessions.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, timely and legible program records.
  • Monitor and document participant’s program compliance.
  • Performs drug testing urinalysis specimen collections and screening as required.
  • Provide case management services in client’s homes, treatment settings, and other community locations.
  • Participate in Court meetings as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as needed.


  • At least one year of professional experience providing direct, indirect, or support services for alcohol and drug programs dealing with individual recovery or alcohol and drug problem reduction.
  • Certification in substance abuse treatment, or working toward certification (CADC, CAADAC, CASS, etc.).
  • Experience with clients with co-occurring disorders, including substance abuse, required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.


  • Must pass criminal background check through, Live Scan fingerprinting, FBI and Department of Justice
  • Must have CPR certification or be willing to acquire on the job.
  • Must be free of debarment.
  • ECS requires pre-hire medical clearance including drug/alcohol and TB screening.
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