Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Deliver programming services to the participants;
- Conduct group and/or individual sessions by utilizing motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and other therapeutic processes;
- Evaluate and document the progress of particpants assigned to their groups;
- Develop treatment plans with participants that is collaborative, individualized, and responsive to all parties changing needs.
- Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools;
- Maintain accurate, timely, and confidential participant records by documenting the delivery of programming services in ARMS;
- Engage participants daily, reinforce group rules and expectation for participations and completion;
- Protect and maintain program participant's health, safety, welfare, and confidentiality of records and participant information.
- Adhere to the scheduled program curriculum
- Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHCS and institutional staff.
- Demonstrates ethical behavioral in order to maintain professional standards and adhering to professional, certification or license, organizational, and CDCR requirements..
- Maintain appropriate and professional boundaries between staff and all participants.
- Attends and actively participates in all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House, state licensing requirements, and CDCR requirements and completes all training on time
- Attends and participates in program and all staff meetings
- Adheres to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as a role model for others
- Understand and appropriately apply Phoenix House policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.
- Other duties as assigned
The incumbent in this position has no supervisory responsibilities
The minimum qualifications for the AOD Counselor classifications are as follows:
A Journey Clinician must meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:
- A Master's Degree in a social service-related field and registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Demonstrated commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE For? Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-Thinking
- Proficiency in MS Office systems
- Ability to utilize an electronic healthcare record
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
- Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
- Ability to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
- Ability to model positive behavior and demeanor
- Understanding of addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
- Understanding of patient development and family systems
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Ability to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and collaborative
- Skills and ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families of various backgrounds
- Bilingual in Spanish preferred
Job location: Calipatria, CA
Job number: 322