Clinician - Cal CRG

Job Overview

This is a union position.

CRG program is designed to provide Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment and Mental Health (MH) treatment. CA CRG will work with individuals residing in Contra Costa County via various modalities, including individual counseling sessions and group therapy sessions utilizing evidenced based curriculum.

The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing safe, supportive, and confidential counseling; maintaining a culturally competent stance; and creating and maintaining a trauma informed program environment. Conducts mental health and substance use disorder assessments and evaluations to identify behaviors and problems related to a client's substance use and potential co-occurring disorders.

Links clients with the appropriate resources to meet their physical and mental health needs.

Facilitates psycho-education groups on a variety of core curriculum and provides crisis management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides diagnostic feedback and assessment information to facilitate accurate level step up or step down services to support client’s goals.
  • Facilitates individual and psycho-education groups on a variety of core curriculum topics including Seeking Safety and Thinking for Change.
  • Coordinates discharge planning with client’s Re-Entry Network Field Office Coordinator (FOC). Provides consultation to staff regarding symptom management, mental health conditions and crisis intervention strategies. 
  • Maintain files in accordance with governing standards and regulations. Maintain records and documents individual and group services.
  • Conducts assessments, develops treatment plans, completes release and consent forms, and collect qualitative and quantitative data regarding program success. In addition, develops and implement outcome evaluation.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Licensed with Board of Behavioral Sciences or Board of Psychology or registered intern working on getting licensed.
  • Minimum two years of experience in a substance abuse treatment or community mental health setting.
  • First Aid certified within 30 days of employment.
  • CPR certified within 30 days of employment.
  • A valid California driver’s license Experience with mental health assessment and diagnosis.
  • Experience establishing supportive relationships and working with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self-sufficiency.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competative benefits package.
City: Antioch, CA
Hours/wk: 40