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SUD Counselor The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center 1124 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90502 Full-time - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Dec 13, 2021

Job Description

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    • Master's (Preferred)

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Health insurance
Dental insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
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Full Job Description

Options for Recovery Women’s Perinatal Outpatient Substance Use Disorder program is seeking two dynamic Substance Use Disorder Counselors/Case Managers to interact with clients on a day-to-day basis by providing individual, group counseling, crisis intervention, and case management services. We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have experience in working with pregnant and parenting women.

Options for Recovery has provided steadfast commitment and exceptional recovery-focused, quality care to women for the past 30 years. Our staff are experts in the field of behavioral health care, providing leading-edge substance use treatment for women and their children. Options for Recovery offers competitive salaries and benefits, comprehensive job training, a supportive learning environment, ongoing education in the use of evidence-based practices and the opportunity to further develop and improve clinical skills.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Behavioral Sciences, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or SUD counseling certificate may be accepted in lieu of degree depending on experience
  • Registered and/or certified as a SUD counselor with a California certificate agency such as CAADE, CCAPP, or CADTP
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years’ experience providing counseling and/or case management services to women in the Substance Use Disorder field highly desirable.
  • Possess an understanding of the nature of the disease concept and its respective recovery processes;
  • Must demonstrate knowledge to develop, implement, and direct treatment plans that encourage problem-solving skills and promote growth for clients.

Description of Duties

  • Counselor/ Case Manager will conduct assessments and develop mutually agreed upon treatment plans with measurable treatment goals and objectives for all assigned clients. Assessments include ASAM, Bio-Pyscho-Social and additional assessments as needed.
  • Counselor/ Case Manager will conduct therapeutic groups, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Process Groups, Drug and Alcohol Educational Groups, Life Skills Groups and provide general supervision of all clients ;
  • Assist with drug testing procedures
  • Counselor/ Case Manager will perform individual one-on-one sessions at least 2-3 per week for all assigned clients;
  • Attend and participate in supervision sessions, clinical meetings and training courses as required.
  • Develop and complete client treatment plans, letters, and other correspondences that provide advocacy for clients.
  • Research and assist clients with all case management needs including but not limited to( applying for medi-cal, locating medical providers, support with family and legal issues, attaining housing)
  • Provide supportive care to women as they transition from the various levels of care.
  • The ability to multi-task and complete all EHR and File documentation and charting by the designated deadlines with minimal errors.
  • Complies with productivity standards of the Agency and maintains an appropriate caseload to reach the budgeted daily expectation of billable hours.
  • The desire to become familiar with all operational policies and procedures of Options for Recovery and contractual agreements with Los Angeles County Substance Abuse Prevention and Control.
  • The ability to provide clinical consultation and referral resources to family members, and others to help support clients in their recovery.
  • Collaborates with members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team for the delivery of a full spectrum of clinical services.
  • The ability to collaborate with and build trusting relationships with clients, other professionals involved with clients treatment and family in order to help clients achieve long-term success.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • Master's (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location



1124 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90502

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