SUD Counselor II/III - Group Facilitator

Job Overview

Prototypes Behavioral Health is a seven acre campus with multiple programs serving clients in need of substance abuse and/or mental health treatment and/or housing.  We provide comprehensive substance use disorder, mental health, and psychiatric care by an interdisciplinary team of professionals. This position is for a temporary group facilitator in our substance abuse outpatient program.

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 preferred.
  • California Driver's License with proof of insurance.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, by September 30, 2021, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.


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

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