PART-TIME Substance Abuse Counselor (AOD)

Location: Mountain View, CA
Date Posted: 06-29-2018
AOD Substance Abuse Counselor – Managed Care
Mountain View, CA

** This is a PART-TIME, Benefits Available, CONTRACT assignment, expected to last around 3-6 months, or longer! **
*** The ideal candidate will be available for 20 hours per week! ***

 Substance Abuse Counselor Job Summary: 
  • Provides group, individual counseling, education classes, orientation, individual appointments, make-up groups for alcohol and drug issues, and in the DUIP Multiple Conviction Program facilitation of continuing care groups.
  • Facilitates and conducts programs for participants in ways to reduce the negative impact of the use of chemical and alcohol involvement.
  • Completes case management, including the maintenance of individual client files, group rosters, and group notes.
  • Monitors client payment history. Keeps management informed on clients in arrears, completing monthly arrearage report. Dismisses clients as directed in accordance with Title Nine.
  • Maintains group sign-in sheets, ensuring group size is in accordance with Title Nine.
  • Conducts re-reinstatements, intakes, transfers, orientation, and other client activities as needed.
  • Directs disposition of sensitive or problematic client situations to appropriate Supervisor.  
Substance Abuse Counselor Background:  
  • Requires in-state Certified AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs) Counselor including the minimum of 2080 hours providing counseling services to persons with alcohol and/or other drug problems.
  • AOD certification and alcohol counseling experience is required, Bachelor’s Degree is a plus.
  • Requires at least 2 years alcoholism counseling experience.
  • At least 1 year experience providing education information.
  • Experience working with Federal and State assistance programs (Medicare/Medicaid/etc) is preferred.
  • Basic computer literacy (MS Office) and typing skills are necessary.

623.201.8732 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
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