Outreach Counselor
Santa Rosa, CA 
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Posted 1 month ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is recognized as a leader in providing exemplary Alcohol and Other Drug Services providing best practice treatment services for individuals and families. Our mission is Turing Lives Around By Providing Healthy Alternatives to Alcohol and Other Drug Use. Center Point DAAC employees are committed to the values of service, integrity, excellence and teamwork.

Center Point DAAC is currently recruiting for a full time Outreach Counselor

Qualifications:

  • Alcohol and Drug Certification or Registration (California State Approved)
  • Knowledge of drug and alcohol addiction, and the effects of the associated stigma, trauma, STD’s, HIV/AIDS, and other collateral issues
  • Two years of experience working in a substance use disorder treatment program
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct educational and outreach presentations and activities with agencies, community substance use disorder providers, medical and mental health providers and potential participants
  • Provide educational information about medication assisted treatment and available program service and treatment opportunities
  • Screen potential participants in jails, prisons, social service and mental health providers and those participating in substance abuse treatment programs
  • Assist clients in the development of needs and service plans
  • Complete accurate charting and timely documentation and progress notes
  • Coordinate all referral services awith the coordinator and other team members
  • Assist client’s access to community resources including primary care, mental health, social services, housing, and vocational services
  • Assist with follow-up activities and makes referrals for continuing care in the community
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Special Notes/Instructions
Apply to this ad via Local Job Network or fax coverletter and all required certifications/registrations to 707.571.2238. Please title your submission “Outreach Counselor Application”.
Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
2+ years
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