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SUD Group Facilitator - Crownview Co-Occurring Institute - Oceanside, CA 92054 - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Jan 03, 2022

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$18 - $22 an hour
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Title: SUD Group Facilitator

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Crownview Co-Occurring Institute (CCI) currently looking for an enthusiastic SUD Counselor/Group Facilitator for our IOP/OP program in Oceanside/Carlsbad, CA for those suffering from 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: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
MUST Wear a mask at all times and be fully vaccinated

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

Education: CCAPP, CADTP, or CAADE Certified (Required)

Drivers License (Required)

Work Location:

Work Remotely: No


315 N Clementine St, Oceanside, CA 92054

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