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Group Facilitator - Crownview Co-occurring Institute - Temecula, CA - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Dec 13, 2021

Job Description

Urgently hiring

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$18 - $22 an hour
Job Type
Number of hires for this role
On-going need to fill this role


    • High school or equivalent (Required)

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Disability insurance
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
401(k) matching
Flexible schedule
Life insurance

Full Job Description

AOD/Mental Health Group Facilitator
Title: SUD Counselor/Group Facilitator

Full Job Description

Crownview Co-Occurring Institute (CCI) currently looking for enthusiastic SUD Counselor/Group Facilitator for our IOP/OP program in Oceanside, CA for those suffering with mental illness and chemical dependency.

Group Facilitators are responsible for facilitating group sessions for clients. The group facilitator is expected to be knowledgeable in counseling and therapy methods that pertain to substance abuse and co-occurring disorder treatment. The group facilitator must be able to conduct entire group sessions with the clients, document their participation and experience with the group, create the group topic and utilize various evidence-based curriculum. Group facilitators are responsible for educating the clients on relapse prevention, life skills, psychoeducation, CBT/DBT, grief, community resources, etc. The group facilitator must also create a comfortable environment for the clients, maintain their attention and ensure they are following the group rules established by the facility. The group facilitator works with gender-specific groups in addition to mixed-gender groups.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Uphold and enforce Crownview Co-Occurring Institutes standards, policies and procedures, client rights, and professional code of ethics and conduct.
  • Facilitate groups.
  • Ability to learn, utilize and navigate EHR/Alleva.
  • Ensures clients are informed of inappropriate behavior.
  • Document client progress toward treatment plan goals and objectives in group session notes.
  • Prepare clinical documentation accurately and within agency time frames.
  • Intervene during crisis intervention situations.
  • Participate in Clinical Treatment team meetings with other team members as needed.
  • Participate in the agency’s Orientation training, staff meetings, and in-service training.
  • Adhere to code of ethics, legal aspects of clinical practice, professional standards, duty to warn, abuse and neglect reporting policies and procedures, and exercise professionalism at all times.
  • Exercise awareness in cultural competency, client satisfaction, quality of services, client needs, and overall health and safety staff and clients.
  • Maintains a high degree of self-awareness and the ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Utilizes trauma informed care while applying crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and supervision of the participants.
  • Seeks clinical consultation when encountering new and/or high-risk clinical circumstances.
  • Works collaboratively with other members of the treatment team and communicates any behavioral concerns to the participant’s Case Manager, Clinical Therapist, Medical, and Psychiatrist

Minimum Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school or GED graduate is required.
  • Must be currently certified by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP), California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP) or the California Association of Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE) and maintain this certification without interruption
  • Minimum of two (2) year experience as a SUD Counselor/Group Facilitator
  • Current American Red Cross Adult First Aid, CPR and AED Completion Certificate
  • Must provide documentation of a TB test within the last year
  • Must possess a valid, California driver’s license and have a clean driving record. Access to a registered vehicle with proof of full coverage insurance
  • Must not be on active parole or probation
  • Pass a comprehensive national and multi-jurisdictional criminal background check
  • Pass a drug screen test

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in co-occurring disorders treatment preferred
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with subordinate staff, supervisors, utilization review, managed health care clinicians, medical and mental health professionals.
  • Ability to positively interact and develop rapport with clients in a group setting.
  • Have knowledge regarding counseling and therapy methods utilize for substance abuse treatment.
  • Knowledge of industry standards as related to the position of SUD Counselor.
  • Basic knowledge of PC software programs, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, and other electronic medical record programs is preferred.
  • Written and oral communication skills; must be able to concentrate on work amid distractions such as noise, conversations and foot traffic
  • Must maintain self-control in volatile or hostile situations such as when verbally or physically confronted in an aggressive manner
  • Recognize mood changes or signs of behavior that indicate relapse or mental instability
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision in an unstructured environment with multiple demands
  • Must possess a reading and writing level that provides for clear expression and/or understanding of assignments related to job description.
  • Hours: 8am-4pm

Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

Pay: From $00.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Must wear masks while on shift


  • Minimum of two (2) year experience as a SUD Counselor/Group Facilitator


  • Associate (Preferred)
  • CCAPP, CADTP, or CAADE Certified (Required)


  • Drivers License (Required)

Work Location:

  • Oceanside

Work Remotely:

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
MUST Wear a mask at all times and be fully vaccinated or on board with getting the Vaccine


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • CCAPP, CADTP, or CAADE Certified (Required) (Required)

Work Location: One location

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