Prototypes, a program of HealthRIGHT 360 (HR360), provides a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder treatment to people in Southern California, with a focus on pregnant/parenting women. Project Enhancing Access to Comprehensive Healthcare (EACH) will improve integration between behavioral and primary health services for our client population by partnering with a local federally qualified health center (FQHC). Prototypes already provides, offer intensive, individualized care coordination to high-need individuals with severe behavioral health issues. The goal of the Prototypes CCBHC expansion is to integrate primary care and behavioral health services for behavioral health clients receiving Outpatient services at Prototypes’ Pomona Women's Campus.
The SUD Counselor III for the SAMHSA Certified Community Behavioral Health Center Expansion (CCBHC-E) grant is responsible for delivering services to a caseload of clients and providing individualized substance use disorder services. The SUD Counselor III is a certified substance use disorder professional who maintains certification from an approved/accredited California agency. The SUD Counselor III works in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure best possible treatment outcome for the client and provide treatment in accordance with HealthRIGHT 360’s philosophy, goals, policies, mission and vision. The SUD Counselor III may provide treatment utilizing different modalities including individual and/or group. Services may be provided in outpatient office, residential treatment, or the field, based on client and program need.
Assists clients with intake, assessment, and orientation to program upon admission or transition in care level.
Helps lead the client through the treatment plan and delivers individual and group substance use disorder services.
Monitors client's progress toward achieving treatment plan goals and provides treatment plan input.
Utilizes trauma-informed care while applying motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and evidence-based practices.
Delivers outpatient clients with a minimum of 1 individual session per week, or as specified in the client’s treatment plan.
Supports client in crisis management services as needed.
Works collaboratively with other members of the treatment team including the Case Manager, Clinical Therapist, Medical, and Psychiatrist.
Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Certification as Substance Abuse Counselor from an approved/accredited California agency
Preferably a minimum of two years’ experience in the human service field and demonstrated expertise in substance abuse treatment, relapse prevention, and recovery
Experience working with clients experiencing acute withdrawal from substances
Knowledge of and experience with providing trauma informed services
Experience delivering evidence-based practices
Background Clearance Required:
CDCR fingerprint clearance
Must not be on parole or probation for a minimum of two years
Skills and Abilities Desired:
Bilingual in Spanish