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Substance Abuse Counselor
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Job Description

This is a Great opportunity to work for a national organization

The Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for the provision of clinical services to clients for developing treatment plans and ongoing clinical documentation in the clinical management system.

Performs primary counselor duties to clients including screening and intake, psychosocial assessments; development of treatment plans; crisis intervention; group, didactic sessions; discharge summary and planning;

Responsible for timely and accurate completion of client notes, charts, reports, and other documentation related to the treatment and progress of clients in the program. These reports include but are not limited to individual and weekly progress notes, documentation of attendance and participation in-group, didactics. Documentation include Wellegent web-based, electronic and/or paper documents.

Develop positive workplace relationships in accordance with Phoenix House Policy and Procedures with staff and peers by offering appropriate support within a nurturing environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism.

Employee shall be in compliance with ADP requirements for alcohol and drug abuse counselor certification.

Must possess and maintain a valid California Drivers license and a driving record that allows for operation of company vehicles.

2-3 years progressive experience providing or coordinating social services, preferably within a drug or alcohol treatment setting or transitional housing environment.

Computer literate; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Welligent web-based applications.

Good organization skills.

Ability to work evenings and weekends.

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Job Requirements

Bilingual preferred.

Must be Counselor Certified

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
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Substance Abuse Counselor

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