SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER COUNSELOR
The Counselor is responsible for providing effective assessment, counseling education, support and residential treatment for chemically dependent individuals and their families. The Counselor will support participants to reduce the harm associated with substance abuse, help them work towards the eliminations of substance abuse by developing healthy lifestyles without reliance on drugs and alcohol. Performs case management, customer outreach, and provides specialized services for program participants. Compiles information, prepares required reports, and performs accurate data entry and recordkeeping. Oversee and coordinate all that is required in the maintenance of managing
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Client Case Management - Communication with Probation / Parole Agents, Attorneys / Medical Physicians / Case Managers
Probation and Court Department Reporting – (Proof of Enrollment, Weekly / Monthly Progress Reports, Completion Letters.)
Client Treatment Planning.
Client Admissions, Discharges, ASI’s, (New) Client Screenings (ASAM Criteria)
Client (1 on 1 / Individual Sessions).
Client Initial Assessments.
Client Treatment Documentation (Progress Notes, SOAP’s, PIRP, DAP.)
(Daily) Census Reporting
Weekly Client Census Reporting.
Daily House / Chores Inspection.
Coordinate Daily House Activities and Functions.
Record-Keeping / Inventory of Client Medications In Files - (Medication Counts, Receiving, Storage, Monitoring,
Create / Modify Necessary Forms (Med-Logs, Appointment Schedule, Client Sign-Out-Sign-In, Group Schedule, Menus.
Disposal, Creating-Modifying Client and Staff Shift Meds Logs,)
Client Urinalysis Testing, Reviewing and Reporting
Grocery Food Order List
Costco Cleaning Supplies Order List
Donations – Receiving.
Office Supplies Order List
Monthly In-House Fire-Drills.
Coordinate A.A. / N.A. In-House Meetings.
Perform and Report Minor / Moderate / Severe House Repairs.
Refer client/s if/and when necessary (Detox, O.C.G., P-90, Free At Last, etc.)
Community Outreach/Connect Clients to Community Resource Centers, Coordinate appointment (G.A., Medical, Dental, Mental Health)
Vocational Rehab Services, Insurance Coverage, Housing, etc.)
Files Review and Compliance.
(Client, Facility) Incident Reporting.
Supervise / Train / Assist Staff – New Employees.
Reviewing / Reporting Staff’s Work and Performance.
Review and Approval Staff’s Requests for Time-Off.
Staff – Evaluations Preparation and Reporting.
Reporting and Reviewing - Staff Write-Ups / Relapses / Preparation - Termination Process – Letters
Urinalysis Testing of Subordinate Staff,
Review Staff Pay Advance Requests
Record-Keeping, Reporting of Staff Absences (Sick Leave, Un-Excused, Vacations.)
Staff Incident Reporting
U.O.S. Monthly Reporting
Clean DMV Record (Preferred)
Transport clients (if needed).
Staff May be transferred to a comparable facility or within agency at the discretion of the agency.
SUPERVISOR: MEN'S SERVICES DIRECTOR
A resume/application must be emailed / mailed or hand delivered to The Latino Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, 1001 Sneath Lane Suite #307 San Bruno Ca., 94066 Tel (650) 244-1444. All Resumes/applications will be pre-screened and only qualified applicants will be interviewed. The Latino Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, Inc., offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental handicap, disability, marital status, age, gender or sexual orientation
Project Funded by San Mateo County, and City and County of San Francisco.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $19.00 to $23.00 /hour
For 28 years, starting in San Mateo County, The Latino Commission (TLC) has worked within the Latino community providing culturally rooted healing interventions for individuals and families.
We are recovery community organization (RCO), an independent, non-profit organization led and governed by people of local communities of recovery. We operate Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) certified California state-licensed adult recovery facilities in San Mateo, San Francisco, and Tulare Counties providing residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment for men, women, and young women with child, transitional sober living environment for both men and women, health education, teen pregnancy prevention programs, case management; safety-net services, and public awareness.
We provide culturally competent services with 25 fulltime staff, 15 part-time staff, 20 volunteers and volunteer board members who are reflective of our community. More than 90% of staff speak Spanish and 85% are living in recovery.