Substance Abuse Counselor

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person?and come from all fields.
We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ?One Phoenix House? we believe in having fun along the way ? embracing ?progress not perfection? as our journey continues.
Phoenix House at Lake Hughes is currently seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor. The Substance Counselor is responsible for the provision of clinical services to clients housed at the LA County Juvenile Camps facility. S/He advocates recovery by serving as a personal guide/mentor for people seeking or in recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction and helping to remove barriers and obstacles to recovery. The Substance Counselor also plans, implements and coordinates an array of comprehensive, individualized services for program participants and performs administrative work in support of the program in addition to facilitating evidence-based substance abuse groups.
Schedule Monday-Friday some Saturdays
BA or higher degree in Behavioral Science (highly desired)
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor OR registered plus the ability to obtain certification within one year
At least 24 months experience working with adolescents
2-3 years progressive experience providing or coordinating social services, preferably within a drug or alcohol treatment setting or transitional housing environment
Please send your resume and employment application to hr.cal@phoenixhouse.org with Counselor-Lake Hughes in the Subject. Should you choose, please send your completed voluntary EEO/OFFCP forms found on phoenixhouse.jobs for assistance with our diversity efforts.
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