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Substance Abuse Counselor - Psychiatry Resources

San Diego, California
Job ID 8060 Date posted 01/17/2022 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Clinical Professionals

This is a casual, contract-funded position with a contract renewal date of June 30, 2024.


Schedule: Days, 8-hour shifts

FTE: Full-Time, 80 hours per 2 week pay period

Location: Plaza Campus


The Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC) provides assessment, treatment planning, and case management services for patients served in the Psychiatry Dept's mental health treatment programs. The SAC develops substance abuse treatment services, including individual, family, crisis intervention, and group treatment, as well as provides training to the clinical team re substance abuse and co-occuring disorders issues. Additionally, the SAC interfaces with primary care physician, schools and agency partners, e.g., DSW, Probation, Juvenile Justice, etc. to assist patient and family with school and community resources. The SAC maintains a caseload of patients, according to department standards, and documents services in the required MIS format and within prescribed timelines.


High School diploma

1 year of experience

Experience in treatment of substance abuse and addictions in mental health or substance abuse treatment program


2 years of experience

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor

Experience in a child and adolescent treatment setting

CADC or CATC certificate in teh state of California


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