Drug and Alcohol Counselor
San Gabriel Children's Center
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Post Date: Oct 03, 2019
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - California - Covina
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Description
Summary:
This position will support group mental health treatment of residential boys between the ages of 12 - 18 in a mental health clinic and a residential setting. Provides substance abuse counseling, training and education.

•        Provides group substance abuse counseling for youth ages 12 to18 years old who abuse substances or are at risk.
•        Provides substance abuse education to youth at risk for using substances.
•        Educates staff about substance abuse. Assists them in identifying signs and behaviors of a person abusing substance.
•        Counsels clients, individually and in group sessions to assist in overcoming or preventing dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
•        Counsels caregivers to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients with substance abuse issues.
•        Provides clients or caregivers with information about addiction issues and available services and programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.


Requirements:
•        High School graduate required and have previously been employed as a staff or volunteer at a group home or short-term residential therapeutic center for at least one year or have a Bachelor of Art or Sciences Degree. Other education/experience may qualify.
•        Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor
•        Obtain, within 30 days of employment, Pro-ACT, Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification and maintain such certification current through the term of employment with SGCC.
•        Maintain a valid driver’s license and provide proof of insurance if transporting clients/families. Must have held a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 5 years.
•        Must be able to obtain and maintain Live Scan clearance, pre-employment physical, TB test and drug test.


Contact Details
Name: Brigid Chapman
Address: 2200 E. Route 66 #100
Ph: 6268592089
Email: jobs@sangabrielchild.com