The residential drug and alcohol counselor provides substance use treatment services including individual and group counseling, case management, and other supportive services for adults suffering from substance abuse.
Facilitate weekly process and education groups based on structured, evidenced based curriculum.
Conduct individual counseling sessions with clients to monitor progress and program participation.
Conduct intakes, assessments and exit interviews to support client flow.
Write thorough and goal oriented client treatments plans, assessments and notes in accordance with current state and county regulations and statutes, and Pathway Society policies and procedures.
Must ensure that all beneficiary treatment plans, notes, and files are sufficiently maintained to not exceed five percent billing disallowances under DHCS, Drug Medi-Cal post services payment compliance audits
And more . . .
High School diploma, GED, or equivalent education and at least two-years practical experience in drug/alcohol field; minimum one-year experience for applicants with a certificate in drug and alcohol studies.
Registered with an alcohol and drug certifying organization approved by DHCS; Certified AOD counselor preferred (CADC). Must maintain active status of licensure and continuing education as required by licensing board in accordance with agency policy and procedure.
Bachelor's degree in a social services related field is preferred but not required