Addiction Medicine Counselor II (Per Diem)Moreno Valley, CA
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Addiction Medicine Counselor II (Per Diem)
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Provides Chemical Dependency services to adults, adolescents and significant others of CD patients under supervision.
- Under the direction of a licensed clinical supervisor performs the following:
- Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice.
- Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.
- Identifies need for higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).
- Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.
- Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.
- Participates in clinical case conferences.
- Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.
- Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.
- May provide Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy only under licensed supervision as assigned.
- Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.
- May perform mentor functions to Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates as assigned.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of two (2) years supervised and related (may include adolescent, adult, family, co-dependent) work experience in the field of chemical dependency treatment. Will consider successful completion of a KP addiction medicine internship in lieu of experience.
- Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other field related to behavioral health.
- Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (California) OR Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Registration (California) OR Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (California)
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