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Substance Use Counselor

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POSITION OVERIVEW:

Provides face-to-face services to clients who are involved with state, County, and city entities (e.g., probation, courts), and facilitates access to and completion of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment. Conducts initial screenings using the ASAM Triage tool and determines which Substance Use Disorder services are most appropriate for individuals based on an ASAM brief triage assessment outcome.

PRINICIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Performs outreach in order to engage clients in substance use treatment referral services.

· Verifies client benefits in order to qualify for treatment services and refers for enrollment assistance.

· Provides education to clients about the various treatment settings in order for the client to evaluate the program that will best fit their needs.

· Performs client screenings using the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) triage tool, outreaches to treatment providers for available intakes, schedules intake appointments, and conducts reminder calls and follow-up.

· Documents in the electronic record and captures client service utilization, progress, and outcome information.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Registered and/or certified substance use counselors with CCAPP, CAADE or CADTP and/or Licensed Practitioners of the Healing Arts (LPHAs) (e.g. Registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)).

POSITION OVERIVEW:

Provides face-to-face services to clients who are involved with state, County, and city entities (e.g., probation, courts), and facilitates access to and completion of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment. Conducts initial…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Homeless Health Care Los Angeles offers a very generous benefits package including paid individual and family health insurance, sick time and vacation time.

Homeless Health Care Los Angeles offers a very generous benefits package including paid individual and family health insurance, sick time and vacation time.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required.

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required.

Location

On-site
Los Angeles, CA, USA

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