Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Position Purpose: The Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (AOD) Intern position provides the opportunity to gain the necessary skills and experience to work as a Drug and Alcohol counselor in a supervised setting. Reporting to a supervisor and under the supervision of a licensed or certified program management associate, the intern will provide group, individual counseling, alcohol and other drug assessments, education classes, orientation, individual appointments, and make-up groups for alcohol and drug issues.
Prior to conducting services without direct supervision, each intern shall observe at least three hours of face-to-face interviews, 12 hours of educational classes, and 20 hours of group counseling sessions that are conducted by a certified
Facilitates and conducts alcohol and drug dependency groups, individual face-to-face sessions, and education services for participants in ways to reduce the negative impact of the use of chemical and alcohol involvement
Completes case management, including the maintenance of individual program participant files, group rosters and group notes
Monitors program participant payment history, completes and submits to management monthly arrears report
Processes program dismissals and program completion paperwork; submits for approval as directed. Maintains group sign-in sheets.
Conducts re-reinstatements, intakes, transfers, orientation, and other program participant activities
Directs disposition of sensitive or problematic program participant situations to appropriate Supervisor
Attends weekly mandatory staff meetings/trainings
Attends weekly progress review meetings with supervisor
Education/Experience: High School Graduate or equivalent and currently enrolled in an Alcohol/Drug Studies Educational Program as required by the certifying agency. Meet Title Nine hiring requirements for an intern position is desired (observed at least three hours of face-to-face interviews, completed 12 hours of educational classes, and 20 hours of group counseling sessions that are conducted by a certified counselor). Previous paid/volunteer experience in a substance abuse setting, bilingual (English/Spanish) desired
License/Certification:Registered as AOD Counselor in the State of California, and in good standing with certifying agency; has less than the minimum 2080 hours of experience in providing educational counseling services to persons with alcohol and/or other drug problems.
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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