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Substance Abuse Counselor

Company name
Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS)

Location
Santee, CA

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Program/Department Description
Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms to the MHS core values.  Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.
 
MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details. Eligible part-time employees will receive benefits on a prorated basis. Eligibility for employment with MHS requires satisfactory criminal background clearance including conviction records.
Position Description

Works directly with the resident to:

provide orientation to the treatment program and the concept of sobriety,
develop and implement treatment plans,
provide counseling and recovery services, information and education, vocational training, and relapse prevention,
develop community resources for continued community treatment, and,

Develops a comprehensive treatment plan for each assigned resident and evaluates the progress of the individual residents according to the treatment plan.
Assists other staff in dealing with problematic resident behavior.
Maintains a caseload as prescribed by the Program Manager. Provides a variety of interventions including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, collateral services, and other relevant sobriety-related services to clients.
Documents, reviews and charts client progress and completes all required paper work, on time.
Attends treatment meetings and provides input to treatment plan. Prepares treatment and discharge plans and discharge summaries.
Designates new target goals for clients consistent with overall treatment goals; Initiates appropriate and timely interventions.
Integrates the clinical concept with sound theoretical and practical applications of rehabilitative and individual group and milieu counseling principles.
Provides input to develop and improve program servicing and delivery.
Assures clients are informed of inappropriate behavior, and Assists other staff in dealing with problematic client behavior.
Schedules daily activity and recreational activities and short-term special groups.
Acts as co-leader in assigned groups.

Education/Experience Requirements

Possess or be in the process of obtaining certification for substance abuse treatment as CAADAC, CASS or similar professional.
Two years of providing substance abuse treatment and care to adults.
In-depth knowledge of substance abuse treatment methodologies and diagnostic techniques. Familiarity with San Diego substance abuse services system.

Company info

Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS)
Website : http://www.mhsinc.org/

Company Profile
Mental Health Systems (MHS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to provide innovative and cost-effective mental health and drug and alcohol recovery services. Our agency was established to improve people’s lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies that respect time-proven methods of intervention. Currently, MHS operates more than 85 community-based programs throughout California for people who either cannot afford privately paid services or for whom appropriate services are not otherwise available. MHS services address behavioral health issues through a broad range of prevention, early intervention, integrated treatment, diversion and vocational programs that are culturally appropriate and strengths-based. Our outpatient, residential and home-based programs serve: children, adolescents and transition-age youth; adults and older adults; homeless; veterans and military families; adult offenders under federal, state and county jurisdictions. All programs and services are provided in a client-focused, compassionate manner that underscores MHS’ founding values: Integrity, Excellence, Hope, Action, Innovation and Dignity.

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