Req No: 2021-11967 Category: Community/Social Services Type: Full-Time Contract Salary: $20.18 per hour Close Date:
Overview The primary mission of the Center for Alcohol & Drug Studies & Services (the Center) Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP) is to help reduce the incidence and prevalence of driving under the influence and the negative consequences of this behavior for our community and its residents. Our mission is also to assist participants in identifying and seeking solutions of their own alcohol and other drug problems. Under the guidelines established by the State of California and the County of San Diego, DUIP strives to provide the highest quality of counseling services to those who have been convicted of violating the DUI laws.
Responsibilities The DUIP Counselor/Instructor is responsible for but not limited to:
Individual, Group, and Education Counseling 90%
Responsible for facilitating group and education sessions and client interviews in accordance with DUIP philosophy and State/County guidelines. Manages assigned client caseload and progress in accordance with program regulations and State/County requirements. Performs general trauma-informed counseling strategies, including but not limited to, grounding techniques to manage dissociative experiences, cognitive behavior tools to focus on both anxiety reduction, and distress tolerance, and stress management and relaxation tools to reduce hyper arousal. Facilitate collaborative treatment and recovery planning with an emphasis on personal choice and a focus on clients goals. Maintains clarity of roles and boundaries in the counseling/client relationship. Makes appropriate referrals to clinical team when the needs of clients are beyond the scope of practice. Identifies strengths, coping resources and resilience of clients and the importance of ensuring the physical and emotional safety of clients.
Other Duties and Responsibilities as Assigned 10%
Attends monthly meetings and provides case management services.
High school diploma or equivalent
Two years of experience providing Counseling Services in the field of alcohol addiction and/or mental health
Must be certified by an AOD organization or in good standing as an Associate/Intern through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Bilingual in both English and Spanish
Bachelors and/or Masters degree in a social work
ADDITIONAL APPLICANT INFORMATION:
Full and Part-Time job opportunities available
This position will remain open until filled
The COVID-19 vaccine is required by the CSU for all SDSU Research Foundation employees as a condition of employment. Should you be offered a position, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination status. Individuals who obtain an approved medical or religious exemption on file will be required to complete regular COVID-19 testing
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