Group SUD Counselor II/III

Job Overview

Prototypes Women's center is a 180 bed residential facility for women and women with children. We provide comprehensive substance use disorder, mental health, and psychiatric care by an interdisciplinary team of professionals. Treatment episode ranges in time from 60 days to 6 months. Prototypes is a fast-based environment and serves an acute care population.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitates patient education and group counseling sessions as assigned by the agency.
  • Is familiar with group Evidence Based Practices and is able to deliver sessions with fidelity.
  • Follows the group manual and engages in session preparation when needed.
  • Carefully tracks client progress in group to facilitate accurate documentation of clinical services.
  • Provides the clients with orientation to group treatment culture and norms.
  • Facilitates groups in residential, outpatient, or field depending on assignment and agency need.
  • Seeks clinical consultation and supervision when encountering new and/or high risk clinical circumstance.
  • Works collaboratively with other members of the treatment team including the Case Manager, Clinical Therapist, Medical, and Psychiatrist.
  • Utilizes trauma informed care while applying motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and evidence-based practices.
  • Assists with client program oversight by ensuring groups start and finish on time and that clients maintain compliance with group attendance and expectations.
  • Meets expected client care hours (productivity expectation is 25 client care hours per week).   

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be a certified or registered substance abuse counselor in the State of California.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in a substance abuse treatment setting or related facility.
  • Basic understanding of child development, child abuse, substance abuse and self sufficiency issues.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred California Driver's License with proof of insurance. 
Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Pomona, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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