Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee (SUDPT)

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Post Date: Jul 04, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - Washington - Seattle
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Job Title: Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee/Intern (Must have WA State SUDPT license)
Pay Range: $19.63 - $21.68 per hour
Location: Eastlake/Downtown
Days Off: Saturday, Sunday
Shift: Day
Insurance Benefits: Dental, Life, Long-term Disability, Medical (no premiums/payroll deductions for employee coverage)
As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee/Intern provides services to clients who are identified as impacted by alcohol or other drug use. This position works cooperatively with agency staff and community resources to provide a range of services to clients with drug and alcohol problems.
Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee/Intern is a position available to qualified individuals who have not yet obtained licensing as a Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) through the Washington State Department of Health. The goal for each individual hired into this position is to complete the required supervision hours and take & pass the Washington State SUD exam for full licensure (SUDP)
•        Licensed by the State of Washington as a Substance Use Disorder Professional – Trainee (SUDPT).
•        Be willing to seek to understand each client's unique circumstances and personal preferences and goals and incorporate them into the crisis response to help the client regain a sense of control.
•        Assist clients in accessing internal resources to reinforce the client's ability to resolve crisis on their own.
•        Assist clients in identifying unmet needs that may be causing them to have recurrent crisis.
•        Have a strong understanding of recovery and resilience, the value of client partnerships and client choice, and the balance between protection from harm and personal dignity.
•        Strong knowledge of relevant community resources and methods for accessing them.
•        Possess strong communication and writing skills.
•        Ability to work flexible hours as required by program and staffing needs.
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•        Associates degree in a relevant social science.
•        Valid Washington State driver's license and insurable driving record.
•        Knowledge of de-escalation skills, crisis intervention & stabilization, and harm reduction strategies.
•        Bicultural and/or bilingual background/experience.
•        Experience working with adults who are homeless and/or disabled by mental illness.
DESC is committed to diversity in the workplace, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all staff members and applicants. The Agency will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in any employment practice, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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