Counselor Case Manager - Tustin Mother and Child Residential

Job Overview

This is a union position.

The Tustin Family Campus program is an 18 month residential treatment program serving 15 mothers with up to 32 children. All residents have open Child and Family Service Cases in the County of Orange. These mothers are working to reunify with their children while at the same time addressing their histories with addiction and mental health. Our treatment team works closely with Orange County Social Services, Orange County Mental Health and Family Court to ensure successful case plan completion and reunification. Clients receive substance abuse counseling and education, counseling and education in parenting and life skills as well as individual and group therapy for both mothers and children. The goal for our clients is that they graduate with custody of their children, affordable housing and a steady income.

The Certified Substance Abuse Counselor is the coordinator of community and client services. This can include outpatient, residential, or detoxification services in areas of domestic violence, substance abuse and issues of mental health. Certified Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for the assessment of need and implementation of care plans. It is usual for clients to have ongoing support needs in areas such as housing, employment, social relationships, and community participation. Certified Substance Abuse Counselor will work closely with case managers, clinicians, and other health specialists to coordinate and monitor client issues. Often Certified Substance Abuse Counselor work in the group environment.


Key Responsibilities

The underlying responsibilities for Certified Substance Abuse Counselors to the client population include:

  • Assessment of needs.
  • Care planning.
  • Substance abuse counseling.
  • Psycho educational group facilitation.
  • Education as needed on an individual basis.
  • Information.
  • Referral.
  • Assist clients in developing a treatment plan.
  • Monitor clients' progress in program and works with client to update treatment plan.
  • Trains and supports clients to independent living skills (cooking, meal planning, shopping, budgeting).
  • Provide individual and group counseling.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • AA Degree Preferred but not required (need high school diploma--minimum).
  • State Substance Abuse Certification required.
  • At least two years of experience working with clients in a Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence and/or related field. 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Dependable automobile and insurance, registration and valid California Drivers License.
  • Knowledge and respect of all confidentiality issues.
  • People oriented.
  • Professional and honest.
  • Other qualifications may be required according to program and/or contractual needs.

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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Compensation: $22.00
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Tustin, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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