Counselor/Case Manager - Tustin Residential

Job Overview

Prototypes, at the beautiful Tustin Family Campus, 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. The 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.

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Meet assigned deadlines related to client documentation, reporting to funders, and other assignments to ensure the highest care possible for our clients.
  • Follow all HealthRIGHT 360 Policies and Procedures and CARF standards.
  • Assist clients with orientation to program upon admission.
  • For clients assigned to caseload, collects information related to clients' history and current situation.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for documentation of clients' progress in client records.
  • Monitor parent-child interactions to ensure safety and well being of children.
  • Provide monthly reports on clients' progress to assigned social worker.
  • Participation in team and staff meetings and in-service trainings.
  • Maintain and observe all HIPPA regulations that apply.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform successfully in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

  • Must be Certified in the state of CA to deliver SUD treatment services. CCAPP, CADE, CADTP. This is a contractual requirement and non-negotiable regardless of experience and/or education.
  • AA Degree Preferred but not required.
  • 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.
  • Meets professional and ethical standards required per the Certification’s Code of Ethics.

Shift: Sunday-Thursday, 12:00PM - 9:00PM


Compensation: $18.75
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competative benefits package.
City: Tustin, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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