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SUD/AOD Apprentice Counselor- Correctional Institutions (Northern California)

 

 

For more than four decades Center Point has provided the foundation for change for many families and individuals by assisting them to become responsible members of our communities.

Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing and rehabilitation services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment and homelessness.

Center Point offers rehabilitation and treatment services that interrupt the abusive cycles of psychological, social and economic dislocation by providing critical training and support so that individuals and families can claim self-worth and dignity.

Center Point is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach to join one of our exciting teams as a Certified SUD/AOD Apprentice Counselors at California State Prison, Solano (SOL), and, California Medical Facility (CMF), Vacaville, CA. San Quentin and other institutions in Northern California

About the Position:

As Certified SUD/AOD Apprentice Counselor you will support the community by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDT Program).

Duties:

  • Maintain a consistent and supportive environment for both staff participants.
  • Maintain appropriate and professional boundaries between staff and the participants.
  • Develop a treatment alliance with participants that is mutual, collaborative, individualized, and responsive to all parties changing needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Comply at all times with ethical and moral standards of any social service, profession, certification or license, organizational, and CDCR requirements.
  • Deliver programming and treatment services to the participants.
  • Lead and participate in face-to-face group and individual meetings, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and other therapeutic processes.
  • Work directly with participants to develop and implement treatment service plans and connect participants to supportive networks as they return to the community.
  • Review treatment plans, evaluate and record treatment progress, records visible changes in appearance, behavior and demeanor of program participants.
  • Maintain accurate, timely, and confidential participant records.
  • Compile and evaluate assessments, comprehensive social, legal, and personal histories of program participants..
  • Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative reports, records and plans that are consistent with Center Point standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
  • Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools; the delivery of programming services to the participants.;
  • Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHMS and institutional staff.
  • Understand and appropriately apply Center Point policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.

Qualifications

SUD/AOD Apprentice Counselors must meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

·         Less than four (4) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD Counselor; OR

·         Registered with an AOD certifying organization recognized by DHCS, enrolled in AOD education classes, and one (1) year of experience providing CBT services.

  • Counseling and other skills necessary to develop and maintain a treatment community within a prison setting.
  • Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
  • Possess and maintain the skills necessary to provide process therapy.
  • Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.
  • Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
  • Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.
  • Ability to provide program participants with frequent acknowledgment and reinforcement for positive behaviors, as well as consistent and predictable feedback for negative behaviors, which may include reporting violations to CDCR staff.
  • Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.
  • Ability to type 35+ words per minute.
  • Pass background clearance.

Benefits/Perks

  • Highly competitive compensation, competitive salary 23-28 hourly depending on education and experience 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • 15 days off (PTO/Sick time) increasing with tenure. Paid holidays.
  • 401K with matching contribution & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Team oriented workplace

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

 


SUD/AOD Entry Counselor- Correctional Institutions (Northern California)

 

 

For more than four decades Center Point has provided the foundation for change for many families and individuals by assisting them to become responsible members of our communities.

Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing and rehabilitation services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment and homelessness.

Center Point offers rehabilitation and treatment services that interrupt the abusive cycles of psychological, social and economic dislocation by providing critical training and support so that individuals and families can claim self-worth and dignity.

Center Point is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach to join one of our exciting teams as a Certified SUD/AOD Entry Counselor at California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC), California State Prison, San Quentin (SQ), California State Prison, Solano (SOL), California Medical Facility (CMF), and other institutions in Northern California.

About the Position:

As Certified SUD/AOD Entry Counselor you will support the community by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDT Program).

Duties:

  • Maintain a consistent and supportive environment for both staff participants.
  • Maintain appropriate and professional boundaries between staff and the participants.
  • Develop a treatment alliance with participants that is mutual, collaborative, individualized, and responsive to all parties changing needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Comply at all times with ethical and moral standards of any social service, profession, certification or license, organizational, and CDCR requirements.
  • Deliver programming and treatment services to the participants.
  • Lead and participate in face-to-face group and individual meetings, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and other therapeutic processes.
  • Work directly with participants to develop and implement treatment service plans and connect participants to supportive networks as they return to the community.
  • Review treatment plans, evaluate and record treatment progress, records visible changes in appearance, behavior and demeanor of program participants.
  • Maintain accurate, timely, and confidential participant records.
  • Compile and evaluate assessments, comprehensive social, legal, and personal histories of program participants.
  • Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative reports, records and plans that are consistent with Center Point standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
  • Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools; the delivery of programming services to the participants.
  • Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHMS and institutional staff.
  • Understand and appropriately apply Center Point policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.

Qualifications

SUD/AOD Entry Counselors must meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

·         A Master's Degree or above in social service-related field; AND

o    Licensed by, or registered with, Board of Behavioral Sciences; OR

o    Registered with an AOD certifying organization recognized by DHCS; OR

·         A Bachelor's Degree in a social service-related field, AOD certified, OR

·         An Associate’s Degree in social service-related field, AOD certified, and two (2) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD Counselor; OR

·         AOD certified and four (4) to five (5) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD Counselor.

  • Counseling and other skills necessary to develop and maintain a treatment community within a prison setting.
  • Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
  • Possess and maintain the skills necessary to provide process therapy.
  • Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.
  • Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
  • Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.
  • Ability to provide program participants with frequent acknowledgment and reinforcement for positive behaviors, as well as consistent and predictable feedback for negative behaviors, which may include reporting violations to CDCR staff.
  • Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.
  • Ability to type 35+ words per minute.
  • Pass background clearance.

Benefits/Perks

  • Highly competitive compensation, competitive salary $23-$28 hourly depending on education and experience 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • 15 days off (PTO/Sick time) increasing with tenure. Paid holidays.
  • 401K with matching contribution & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Team oriented workplace

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

 


SUD/AOD Journey Counselor- Correctional Institutions (Northern California)

 

 

For more than four decades Center Point has provided the foundation for change for many families and individuals by assisting them to become responsible members of our communities.

Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing and rehabilitation services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment and homelessness.

Center Point offers rehabilitation and treatment services that interrupt the abusive cycles of psychological, social and economic dislocation by providing critical training and support so that individuals and families can claim self-worth and dignity.

Center Point is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach to join one of our exciting teams as a Certified SUD/AOD Journey Counselors at California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC), California State Prison, San Quentin (SQ), California State Prison, Solano (SOL), California Medical Facility (CMF), and other institutions in Northern California.

About the Position:

As Certified SUD/AOD Journey Counselor you will support the community by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDT Program).

Duties:

  • Maintain a consistent and supportive environment for both staff participants.
  • Maintain appropriate and professional boundaries between staff and the participants.
  • Develop a treatment alliance with participants that is mutual, collaborative, individualized, and responsive to all parties changing needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Comply at all times with ethical and moral standards of any social service, profession, certification or license, organizational, and CDCR requirements.
  • Deliver programming and treatment services to the participants.
  • Lead and participate in face-to-face group and individual meetings, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and other therapeutic processes.
  • Work directly with participants to develop and implement treatment service plans and connect participants to supportive networks as they return to the community.
  • Review treatment plans, evaluate and record treatment progress, records visible changes in appearance, behavior and demeanor of program participants.
  • Maintain accurate, timely, and confidential participant records.
  • Compile and evaluate assessments, comprehensive social, legal, and personal histories of program participants.
  • Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative reports, records and plans that are consistent with Center Point standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
  • Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools; the delivery of programming services to the participants.
  • Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHMS and institutional staff.
  • Understand and appropriately apply Center Point policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.

Qualifications

SUD/AOD Journey Counselors must meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

·         A Master's Degree or above in social service-related field; AND

o    Licensed by, or registered with, Board of Behavioral Sciences; OR

o    Registered with an AOD certifying organization recognized by DHCS; OR

·         A Bachelor's Degree in a social service-related field, AOD certified, and one (1) year of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD Counselor; OR

·         An Associate’s Degree in social service-related field, AOD certified, and three (3) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD Counselor; OR

·         AOD certified and more than five (5) years of experience providing SUDT services as a certified AOD Counselor.

  • Counseling and other skills necessary to develop and maintain a treatment community within a prison setting.
  • Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
  • Possess and maintain the skills necessary to provide process therapy.
  • Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.
  • Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
  • Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.
  • Ability to provide program participants with frequent acknowledgment and reinforcement for positive behaviors, as well as consistent and predictable feedback for negative behaviors, which may include reporting violations to CDCR staff.
  • Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.
  • Ability to type 35+ words per minute.
  • Pass background clearance.

Benefits/Perks

  • Highly competitive compensation, competitive salary $23-$28 hourly depending on education and experience 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • 15 days off (PTO/Sick time) increasing with tenure. Paid holidays.
  • 401K with matching contribution & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Team oriented workplace

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

 


 SUD/AOD Program Director - Correctional Institutions (Northern California)

 

 

For more than four decades Center Point has provided the foundation for change for many families and individuals by assisting them to become responsible members of our communities.

Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing and rehabilitation services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment and homelessness.

Center Point offers rehabilitation and treatment services that interrupt the abusive cycles of psychological, social and economic dislocation by providing critical training and support so that individuals and families can claim self-worth and dignity.

Center Point is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach to join one of our exciting teams as a Certified SUD/AOD Program Director at California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC), California State Prison, San Quentin (SQ), California State Prison, Solano (SOL), California Medical Facility (CMF), and other institutions in Northern California.

About the Position:

As Certified SUD/AOD Program Director you plan, organize, direct and coordinates all aspects of the program and indirectly supervise all staff, develops, interprets, and administers policies and procedures governing the programs, and administers appropriate strategies for recruitment, selection and retention of staff, in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDT Program).

Duties:

  • Be on-site, working an average of forty (40) hours per week, Monday through Friday, during programming hours. Exceptions include vacation, sick leave, CDCR approved meetings, trainings, or State holidays. The CDCR shall be notified seven (7) calendar days in advance of work-related training, events, meetings and planned vacation or extended medical leave that will require the Program Director to be offsite;
  • Produce monthly calendars containing the Program Director’s schedule prior to the beginning of each month;
  • Be available by cell phone at least one (1) hour prior to the start of programming, one (1) hour after programming;
  • Conference by telephone, as often as necessary, but not less than weekly, to review program implementation and contract monitoring and compliance;
  • Oversee the evaluation, selection, hiring and training of the contract staff;
  • Ensure all ARMS entry and reporting requirements are accurate and entered timely, in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, the ARMS Data Sharing Agreement and ARMS training;
  • Secure prior approval when ordering supplies and equipment;
  • Submit the weekly reports;
  • Work with the appropriate institution staff in the planning, direction and coordination of all Program related facility activities;
  • Provide an up to date monthly staffing schedule to CDCR staff assigned to the program by the first day of the month indicating group coverage;
  • Provide an up-to-date monthly schedule to CDCR staff assigned to the program by the first day of the month indicating OMCP Mentor and peer mentor group assignment;
  • Be responsible for the overall supervision and oversight of all contract staff;
  • Implement appropriate strategies for recruitment, selection, and retention of staff;
  • Be responsible for fiscal monitoring of expenditures;
  • Be responsible for implementation of systems and monitoring techniques to assure Agreement compliance;
  • Ensure contract staff compliance with CDCR policies and procedures; and
  • Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHCS and institution staff.
  • Maintain a consistent and supportive environment for both staff and participants.
  • Maintain appropriate and professional boundaries between staff and the participants.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Comply at all times with ethical and moral standards of any social service, profession, certification or license, organizational, and CDCR requirements.
  • Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative reports, records and plans that are consistent with Center Point standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
  • Understand and appropriately apply Center Point policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.
  • Model and demonstrate leadership, integrity, and professionalism.

Qualifications

SUD/AOD Program Director shall have a working knowledge of SUDT programs and meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

·         A Master’s Degree in a social service-related field and at least one (1) years of supervisory experience working in a SUDT Program; OR

·         A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a social service-related field and at least two (2) years of supervisory experience working in a SUDT Program; OR

·         An Associate’s Degree in a social service-related field and at least four (4) years of supervisory experience working in a SUDT Program; OR

·         Six (6) years of supervisory experience working in a SUDT Program.

  • Counseling and other skills necessary to develop and maintain a treatment community within a prison setting.
  • Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
  • Possess and maintain the skills necessary to provide process therapy.
  • Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.
  • Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
  • Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.
  • Ability to provide program participants with frequent acknowledgment and reinforcement for positive behaviors, as well as consistent and predictable feedback for negative behaviors, which may include reporting violations to CDCR staff.
  • Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.
  • Ability to type 35+ words per minute.
  • Pass background clearance.

Benefits/Perks

  • Highly competitive compensation at $78,000 annually.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • 15 days off (PTO/Sick time) increasing with tenure. Paid holidays.
  • 401K with matching contribution & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Team oriented workplace

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

 


SUD/AOD Associate Program Director - Correctional Institutions (Northern California)

 

 

For more than four decades Center Point has provided the foundation for change for many families and individuals by assisting them to become responsible members of our communities.

Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing and rehabilitation services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment and homelessness.

Center Point offers rehabilitation and treatment services that interrupt the abusive cycles of psychological, social and economic dislocation by providing critical training and support so that individuals and families can claim self-worth and dignity.

Center Point is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach to join one of our exciting teams as a Certified SUD/AOD Associate Program Director at California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC), California State Prison, San Quentin (SQ), California State Prison, Solano (SOL), California Medical Facility (CMF), and other institutions in Northern California.

About the Position:

As Certified SUD/AOD Associate Program Director you provide support to the Program Director in the day-to-day administration of programming activities and provides direct supervision to the Supervising Counselor(s) on site, in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDT Program).

Duties:

  • Be on-site, working an average of forty (40) hours per week, Monday through Friday, during programming hours. Exceptions include vacation, sick leave, CDCR approved meetings, trainings, or State holidays.
  • Be responsible for the overall administration of the day-to-day delivery of program activities in the absence of the Program Director;
  • Provide oversight, training, and support to the Supervising Counselor(s);
  • Coordinate with the Supervising Counselor(s) to develop the monthly reports documenting counseling staff’s progress made towards achieving their AOD certification;
  • Coordinate monthly staff training days with the Supervising Counselor(s);
  • Support the Program Director, as requested; and
  • Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHCS and institution staff.
  • Maintain a consistent and supportive environment for both staff and participants.
  • Maintain appropriate and professional boundaries between staff and the participants.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Comply at all times with ethical and moral standards of any social service, profession, certification or license, organizational, and CDCR requirements.
  • Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative reports, records and plans that are consistent with Center Point standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
  • Understand and appropriately apply Center Point policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.

Qualifications

SUD/AOD Associate Program Directors shall have a working knowledge of SUDT programs and meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

·         A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a social service-related field and at least one (1) years of supervisory experience working in a SUDT Program; OR

·         An Associate’s Degree in a social service-related field and at least three (3) years of supervisory experience working in a SUDT Program; OR

·         Five (5) years of supervisory experience working in a SUDT Program.

  • Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
  • Possess and maintain the skills necessary to provide process therapy.
  • Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.
  • Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
  • Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.
  • Ability to provide program participants with frequent acknowledgment and reinforcement for positive behaviors, as well as consistent and predictable feedback for negative behaviors, which may include reporting violations to CDCR staff.
  • Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.
  • Ability to type 35+ words per minute.
  • Pass background clearance.
  • Model and demonstrate leadership, integrity, and professionalism.

Benefits/Perks

  • Highly competitive compensation at $72,000 annually.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • 15 days off (PTO/Sick time) increasing with tenure. Paid holidays.
  • 401K with matching contribution & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Team oriented workplace

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

 


SUD/AOD Supervising Counselor- Correctional Institutions (Northern California)

 

 

For more than four decades Center Point has provided the foundation for change for many families and individuals by assisting them to become responsible members of our communities.

Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing and rehabilitation services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment and homelessness.

Center Point offers rehabilitation and treatment services that interrupt the abusive cycles of psychological, social and economic dislocation by providing critical training and support so that individuals and families can claim self-worth and dignity.

Center Point is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach to join one of our exciting teams as a Certified SUD/AOD Supervising Counselor at California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC), California State Prison, San Quentin (SQ), California State Prison, Solano (SOL), California Medical Facility (CMF), and other institutions in Northern California.

About the Position:

As Certified SUD/AOD Supervising Counselor you will support the community by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDT Program).

Duties:

  • Supervise approximately eight (8) AOD Counseling staff;
  • Evaluate staff performance and provide applicable coaching and training;
  • Have knowledge of the AOD certification process and regularly monitor counseling staff progress towards achieving and maintaining valid AOD certification;
  • Supervise the orientation and intake processes of all participants newly assigned to programming;
  • Approve and monitor treatment/action plan development;
  • Track all participants (i.e. names of all participants in the program, counselors assigned to participants, stage of program participation, etc.);
  • Provide training, oversight and monitoring of all ARMS documentation to ensure compliance with the terms of this Agreement;
  • Provide training to AOD Counseling staff, including OMCP Mentors;
  • Be responsible for the coordination and supervision of OMCP Mentors assigned to the program;
  • Provide support and additional resources to ensure OMCP Mentors complete the work experience portion of the certification process, including practice of all twelve (12) Core Functions;
  • Provide clinical verification of internship hours for AOD Counseling staff and OMCP Mentors;
  • Verify and record, by the 5th of the month, each OMCP Mentor’s monthly internship hours accrued during the previous month, utilizing CDCR’s OMCP Verification of
  • Internship Hours form in ARMS.
  • Maintain a consistent and supportive environment for both staff participants.
  • Maintain appropriate and professional boundaries between staff and the participants.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Comply at all times with ethical and moral standards of any social service, profession, certification or license, organizational, and CDCR requirements.
  • Deliver programming and treatment services to the participants.
  • Review treatment plans, evaluate and record treatment progress, records visible changes in appearance, behavior and demeanor of program participants.
  • Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative reports, records and plans that are consistent with Center Point standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
  • Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools; the delivery of programming services to the participants.
  • Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHMS and institutional staff.
  • Understand and appropriately apply Center Point policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.

Qualifications

SUD/AOD Supervising Counselors shall have a working knowledge of SUDT programs and meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

·         A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a social service-related field and two (2) years of experience providing SUDT services, as a certified AOD Counselor, at a responsibility no less than a Journey Level Counselor; OR

·         An Associate’s Degree in a social service-related field and four (4) years of experience providing SUDT services, as a certified AOD Counselor, at a responsibility no less than a Journey Level Counselor; OR

·         Six (6) or more years of experience providing SUDT services, as a certified AOD Counselor, at a responsibility no less than a Journey Level Counselor.

  • Counseling and other skills necessary to develop and maintain a treatment community within a prison setting.
  • Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
  • Possess and maintain the skills necessary to provide process therapy.
  • Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.
  • Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
  • Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.
  • Ability to provide program participants with frequent acknowledgment and reinforcement for positive behaviors, as well as consistent and predictable feedback for negative behaviors, which may include reporting violations to CDCR staff.
  • Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.
  • Ability to type 35+ words per minute.
  • Pass background clearance.

Benefits/Perks

  • Highly competitive compensation at $31 per hour.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • 15 days off (PTO/Sick time) increasing with tenure. Paid holidays.
  • 401K with matching contribution & Life insurance programs
  • Organization committed to community action
  • Team oriented workplace

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

 

 NORTH BAY

 


Human Resources Assistant (San Rafael, CA)

 


OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

 

Under the direction of the Human Resources Administrator the Human Resources Assistant provides administrative support to the Human Resources Department.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

 

Maintains and update personnel files and records, process resumes and maintain resume database. Coordinate interview of candidates with Program Managers. Provide required reports. Handles paperwork for new hires and send rejection letters to candidates not selected. Provides relief for Administrative Assistant as required. Assist with employee benefits administration.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Create and maintain personnel files (ensuring each file is accurate and current).
  • Audit personnel files on a routine basis.
  • Maintains database on personnel file requirements. This includes all demographic information such as address, DOB, job positions, pay rates, etc.
  • Routinely files personnel documents.
  • Place advertisements for open staff positions as directed
  • Maintain job applicant database. Ensures electronic copies are up to date and available when new hires are employed.
  • Track source of referrals for job applicants.
  • Assist in posting job announcements, tracking resumes, responding to applicants and mailing response letters.
  • Schedule job applicant interviews.
  • Coordinate interview appointment schedules with CP Staff
  • Assist with employee benefits administration
  • Send and receive faxes/mail
  • Sends out monthly notifications for upcoming performance reviews in accordance with departmental procedures. Tracks when reviews are outstanding and follows up to ensure receipt.
  • Maintain approved drivers list; adds and deletes drivers from Pull Notice Program as
  • Assists with Benefit Administration as directed by HR Administrator
  • Track TB tests, Certifications required for job, 1st Aid, CPR and drivers license expirations.
  • Assists with Payroll duties as requested. This includes but is not limited to collecting program timesheets, distributing employee paychecks in accordance with department procedures
  • Performs initial background checks through OIG system on all new hires, conducts a monthly check in accordance with department procedures.
  • Other duties as required/assigned

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a Minimum of 4 year of HR experience
  • An understanding of State and Federal Labor Laws
  • Experience with recruitment and benefits administration
  • Proficient in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing
  • Posses analytical and critical thinking skills to conduct analyses and develop recommendations
  • Ability to handle difficult situations/individuals effectively and escalate appropriately/as needed
  • Valid California driver’s license and reliable vehicle


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.


Payroll/Bookkeeping Specialist (San Rafael, CA)

 

 

Due to restructuring in our Human Resources Department we are seeking an experienced payroll specialist - part-time or full-time. This is a full/time position. This position reports to the HR Administrator.

Duties: Payroll

• Process employee data ( new hires, changes, additional earnings and fringe benefits)
• Audit and reconcile a wide range of personnel actions and payroll documents
• Process employee time and attendance data from time cards to process payroll
• Develop in depth understanding of payroll reporting from payroll system to be able to create ad-hoc reports on demand
• Process accurate employee pay
• Ensure that payrolls are processed timely, accurately, and compliantly
• Facilitate and process employee benefits with specific finance/accounting/tax requirements
• Provide assistance to employee and H.R. in the area of pay, benefits and taxes as they relate to pay, how to submit time or time off requests, where to locate forms and information within the company, where to send completed forms, who to contact for benefit questions and how to obtain IRS instructions on withholding issues

Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline (e.g., Human Resources, Business Management or equivalent).

• Minimum of 3 years' payroll administration experience for 100 plus employees.

• Demonstrated success to collaborate with others and think independently.


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.


Addiction Treatment Counselor (Napa, CA)

 

 

Counselors: Non-profit social service agency, in Napa, seeks certified and experienced substance abuse counselors to conduct screening and assessments; provide individual and group counseling; develop treatment plans; create and maintain client charts in compliance with regulatory agencies and funder; facilitate relapse prevention and continuing care services; and provide follow-up and aftercare counseling and case management in residential and out-patient settings. It is mandatory that counselors are registered or certified by a State of California Accredited Institution.Currently looking for counselors in our co-ed residential setting in Napa. The schedule could require weekends/evenings so must be flexible. Prior experience working with clients in a substance abuse treatment program is required. The requirements for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Substance Abuse counselor registration, certification or clinical license from a State of California Accredited Institution; CCAPP, CADTP, BBS (LMFT, CCSW, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience providing substance abuse treatment services with criminal justice populations (state parole and probation) is required;
  • Experience with evidence-based substance abuse treatment models and an understanding of treatment modalities is expected;
  • Knowledge of community resources and services is preferred;
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance;
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record.

- To be considered for a Drug and Alcohol Counselor Position you must be certified by or at least register with one of the following entities (being register for school only does not count):

  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAAP) Accredited Program– CertifiedAddiction Treatment Counselor
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP) Accredited Program – CertifiedAlcohol & Other Drug Counselor


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.


Cook (Napa, CA)

 

 

Center Point, Inc. seeks an experienced and qualified cook to prepare meals for the Co-Ed community based substance use disorder residential treatment facility in Napa, CA.

 

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

 

Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Cook prepares meals for Center Point residential programs, drafts menus for approval, prices items, and when necessary purchases food and non-food items at local markets. The Cook maintains a perpetual inventory of food stock and rotates the stock according to date of purchase. The Cook maintains the kitchen in accordance with the Health Department and State Licensing regulations. The Cook also supervises and trains clients assigned to work in the kitchen.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

·         Prepares at least two week menus and submits for approval.

·         Maintains perpetual inventory of food and non-food stock.

·         Rotate food stock according to date of purchase.

·         Labels all food in storage, including date cooked or at time of opening container.

·         Prepares nutritious meals for Center Point Residential facilities.

·         Prepares foods for special occasions including, dinners, special functions, and meetings.

·         Supervises and trains clients assigned to work in the kitchen.

·         Maintains inventory of donated food and non-food items.

·         Maintains kitchen in a clean and health manner.

·         Interacts with clients and staff in a culturally sensitive manner.

·         May perform floor coverage duties.

·         Oversees the cleaning of the kitchen, including the operation of the dishwasher.

·         Transports clients as needed using Center Point vehicles

 

MINIMUM STANDARDS

·         Consistently performs above standard all regular functions of the position

·         Shows initiative and eagerly assumes additional tasks and responsibilities beyond defined job duties.

·         Is organized, meets deadlines and is prompt and accurate with project assignments (submits work on time, is accurate and has not needed reminders).

·         Is responsive to and respectful of supervisor’s concerns, training, directions, assignments (is agreeable, remembers deadlines, time frames and important issues and is accountable for actions and attitude; maintains fiscal responsibility in all areas).

·         Demonstrates effective communication skills with other staff, departments, and agencies. Seeks supervision prior to making key decisions; debriefs thoroughly and in a timely manner.

·         Demonstrates acquisition of new skills (attends trainings, engages in school/certification process, learns new clinical/programmatic or fiscal skills).

·         Adheres to and upholds Center Point policies, procedures and philosophy/functions as a role model for Center Point concepts.

·         Maintains professional, courteous interaction with clients, the public, board members, and senior management.

·         Productive, adaptable, and cooperative. Works well in coordination with peers and other program staff.

·         Seeks to solve problems in a timely manner.

·         Preparation of creative and nutritional weekly menus for all residential facilities and agency functions.

·         Stores and handles food according to State licensing and Health Department standards.

·         Eliminates waste, maintains inventory, practices cost containment.

·         Possesses a current California Driver’s license

·         Possesses a current Food Handlers Certification/Card

·         Has a current, negative TB test on file

 

EDUCATION/VOCATIONAL PREPARATION

 

A high school diploma or GED certificate is required. Two years experience in food service and the preparation of large quantities of food essential. The ability to follow directions is essential. Knowledge of health and safety regulations is required. Knowledge of dietary and nutrition protocols is essential. Recovering individuals are encouraged to apply.

 

Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.


Part Time Licensed Therapist/Social Worker (San Rafael, CA)

 

 

Center Point seeks a part time licensed therapist, licensed counselor, or licensed clinical social worker (LMFT/LCSW/LPCC) for our outpatient and residential substance use and mental health disorder treatment programs in Marin County (San Rafael).The ideal candidates will have experience addressing:

 

  • Substance use and mental health disorders
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Sexual and physical abuse and related conditions
  • Conducting substance use and mental health disorder assessments, developing DSM V diagnoses, and preparing narrative reports and clinical summaries
  • Facilitating groups, couples, individuals and family therapy sessions
  • Knowledge of behavioral effects of HIV/AIDS, depression and physical/sexual/emotional abuse

 

 

The requirements for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Possess and maintain a valid California clinical license in good standing with respective licensing Board
  • The license must be without prior or current disciplinary action.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance

 

 

Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record

 


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Addiction Treatment Counselor (San Rafael, CA)

 

 

Counselors: Non-profit social service agency, in San Rafael, seeks certified and experienced substance abuse counselors to conduct screening and assessments; provide individual and group counseling; develop treatment plans; create and maintain client charts in compliance with regulatory agencies and funder; facilitate relapse prevention and continuing care services; and provide follow-up and aftercare counseling and case management in residential and out-patient settings. It is mandatory that counselors are registered or certified by a State of California Accredited Institution. Currently looking at residential and outpatient programs for both men's and women's settings. The schedule could require weekends/evenings so must be flexible. There are openings for dayevening, and nighttime shifts. Prior experience working with clients in a substance abuse treatment program is required. Clinical Supervision towards licensure may be available for AMFT, APCC, and ACSW level clinicians . Positions are currently available in Marin County. The requirements for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Substance Abuse counselor registration, certification or clinical license from a State of California Accredited Institution; CCAPP, CADTP, BBS (LMFT, CCSW, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience providing substance abuse treatment services with criminal justice populations (state parole and probation) is required;
  • Experience with evidence-based substance abuse treatment models and an understanding of treatment modalities is expected;
  • Knowledge of community resources and services is preferred;
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance;
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record.

- To be considered for a Drug and Alcohol Counselor Position you must be certified by or at least register with one of the following entities (being register for school only does not count):

  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAAP)Accredited Program – Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)Accredited Program – Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor

Salary:

Registered: $21-$23/HR (Depending on experience)
Certified: $24-$26/HR (Depending on experience)


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Drug and Alcohol Counselor - Women and Children Program (San Rafael, CA)

 

 

Join Center Point in our innovative work changing lives and connecting communities. Whether you are looking for an internship opportunity or full-time work, Center Point is a remarkable place to put your time and talent into action.

Center Point Inc. is currently recruiting for a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor for our Women and Children residential program in San Rafael.

The ideal candidate has experience working in a substance abuse residential treatment milieu, and knowledge of gender-responsive, trauma and women services. In this position, you will gain experience working in a Women and Children oriented treatment program, collaboratively with multi-disciplined team members and agencies, and experience the success of Women and their Children rebuilding their futures. Clinical Supervision towards licensure may be available for AMFT, APCC, and ACSW level clinicians.

Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position.

  • Facilitates individual sessions with each caseload client on a weekly basis.
  • Facilitates groups/classes as assigned.
  • Collaborates with clients on individual treatment plans based on clinical assessments and clients self-determined goals.
  • Refers clients to internal and external resources in a timely manner.
  • Performs house runs and documents any issues that are found to ensure safety and security of the program.
  • Supervises medication distribution and is available on the staff phone when assigned to do so.
  • Maintains documentation standards in Electronic Medical Records of all client sessions and groups/classes as required.
  • Maintains clients Electronic Medical Records according to program and agency policy.
  • Communicates and works with the team to ensure the best clinical experience for the client.
  • Remains flexible with duties and schedule to support program needs.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Drug & Alcohol Certification from a State of California Accredited Institution or MFTi/MFT/LCSW
  • Minimum two years experience working in residential treatment programs.
  • First Aid Certified & CPR Certified within 30 days of employment
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, homelessness, and other potential barriers to economic and social self-sufficiency.
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, and reliability are imperative.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance;
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record.

 

To be considered for a Drug and Alcohol Counselor Position you must be certified by or at least register with one of the following entities (being register for school only does not count):

  • Addiction Counselor Certification Board of California Affiliated with California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE) Accredited Program – Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP) Accredited Program – Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Accredited Program


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Program Manager for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs (San Rafael, CA)

 

 

Center Point, Inc. is seeking a Program Manager for a Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program. The Program Manager is responsible for the overall supervision and coordination of one of the Agency’s residential substance use and mental health disorder programs. Center Point’s programs serve women, women with children, and men as well as those involved in the criminal justice system, homeless populations, cultural and ethnic minorities, and those with co-occurring disorders. The Program Manager provides counselor supervision, programmatic and clinical oversight (depending on credentials and scope of practice), facilitates direct services, and represents the agency at stakeholder meetings and presentations. Successful candidates must possess a clinical license or a counselor certification, have experience providing supervision, and must have a background in Drug Medi-Cal and Department of Health Care Services regulations and standards.

 

Our Mission

Center Point’s mission is to provide comprehensive social, educational, vocational, medical, psychological, housing and rehabilitation services to combat social problems such as substance abuse, poverty, unemployment and homelessness.

Center Point offers rehabilitation and treatment services that interrupt the abusive cycles of psychological, social and economic dislocation by providing critical training and support so that individuals and families can claim self-worth and dignity

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

·         Supervision and Oversight of residential treatment and case management services;

·         Oversight of assessment procedures and outcomes and review of continuing stay justifications;

·         Review of ASAM-based assessments and oversight of the development of Treatment Authorization Requests;

·         Evaluation of assessments and determination of appropriate modality of treatment;

·         Review and approval of treatment plans, treatment plan reviews, and justifications for continued treatment;

·         Oversight of client charts, including progress notes, discharge planning, and care coordination;

·         Supervision of group facilitation and compliance with evidence-based practices;

·         Implementation, training, and supervision of evidence-based practices;

·         Conduct training and supervision to ensure program fidelity to proscribed models of care;

·         Standardizing systems of care.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Submission of monthly CalOMS, DATAR, Grant, and other data and narrative reporting;

·         Oversight of monthly service utilization, DMC billable units of service, and utilization of grant funded services;

·         Compliance with all data entry requirements to include Electronic Health Records, County Information Systems, Federal Grant Data Systems, etc.;

·         Compliance with all DHCS and DMC regulations, standards, and guidelines;

·         Supervision, training, and development of program staff;

·         Compliance Monitoring and participation in Utilization Reviews and Continuous Quality Improvement;

·         Maintaining client charts in compliance with licensing, grant, and contractual requirements.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Professional License (LMFT, LCSW, etc.) plus a minimum of five years of experience supervising counseling, case management, and support staff in substance use disorder programs is desired.

·         A Substance Abuse Counseling Certification from a State of California Accredited Certifying Board is required unless possess a professional license.

 

Desired EXPERIENCE

·         Development of Treatment Authorization Requests in a managed care environment;

·         Experience conducting Utilization Review of program services;

·         Proven leadership skills, including the ability to motivate, inspire and influence others;

·         Experience with data collection, statistical analysis, and narrative report writing;

·         Must be knowledgeable about the Department of Health Care Services and Drug Medi-Cal regulations, standards, and guidelines, including the rules and regulations affecting the clients served;

·         Experience facilitating, training, and oversight of evidence-based treatment models;

·         Experience training and supervising cognitive behavioral therapy and other substance use disorder counseling methods, motivational interviewing, stages of change theory, and behavioral interventions;

·         Experience working with Criminal Justice, homeless, and at-risk populations;

·         Previous experience in staff supervision, quality assurance activities, providing clinical direction, and designing therapeutic interventions.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 


 

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Case Manager (Oakland, CA)

 

 

Join Center Point in our innovative work changing lives and connecting communities. Whether you are looking for an internship opportunity or full time work, Center Point is a remarkable place to put your time and talent in to action.

Case Managers assist Addiction Treatment Counselors in the provision of services to Center Point clients. 

 

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Conduct screening and assessments.
  • Make referrals for placement in various modalities of substance abuse treatment and provide follow-up services, Including coordinating community services, developing employment and housing resources.
  • Maintaining participant files and documentation of services.
  • Collecting and analyzing participant data.
  • Conducting monitoring and case management visits with treatment providers and criminal justice agents.
  • Engaging in ongoing communication with program participants, treatment staff, and parole agents of record.

 

The requirements for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Two years of experience working with substance abuse and criminal justice populations (state parole and probation) in a treatment or case management environment is necessary
  • At least a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Pass and maintain California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation security clearance.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 
Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

 


 CBT Facilitator (Oakland, CA)

 

 

Under the direction of the Casework Supervisor, the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Facilitator provides evidence based CBT programs and other life-skills programs to parolee participants in group and individual meetings, classes and workshops. CBT Facilitators conduct groups and other therapeutic practices with fidelity to the curriculum. CBT Facilitators are required to model the values of Center Point, Inc. as contained in the Center Point Concepts and are also required to uphold Center Point's philosophy and standards of care. CBT Facilitators provide program security, monitor client behavior, facilitate group counseling activities, and provide educational and community service activities to the clients. CBT Facilitators also engage in program activities such as urine collection, facility maintenance, and program outreach.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

 

The following responsibilities and duties are general in nature and are intended to define a framework of job responsibilities and duties for the employee. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be done by the employee. All Center Point employees are required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor. All Center Point employees are responsible to carry out assignments in a professional manner including thoroughness and timeliness.

 

Primary Duties

 

  • Model Center Point Concepts and appropriate pro-social conduct.
  • Facilitate various CBT curriculum and leads group and individual life skills and educational sessions and activities as assigned.
  • Participates in the evaluation of parolee participant progress and makes recommendations for participant advancement in the Phase system.
  • Under the supervision of the Casework Supervisor, administers client centered interventions and helps resolve client difficulties and barriers to progress. Establish trusting relationships with clients.
  • Interact with diverse client population in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Maintain group and individual session notes and prepare participant chart documentation as necessary. Detail major activities in daily shift log.
  • Conducts hourly fire and security rounds.
  • Performs client outreach.
  • Collect urine samples for anti-drug testing.
  • Coordinates weekly urinalyses schedule as directed by the Casework Supervisor.
  • Supervise participant activities, conduct and behavior, including facility and community chores and adherence to rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide information about the program to the public.
  • Works with and monitors parolee participants during community service and volunteer activities.
  • Inspect facilities for maintenance needs and perform same.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Standards

 

  • Actively monitors clients, floor coverage, rules and program structure/facilitates daily treatment activities.
  • Maintains safety and security of clients and cleanliness of facility.
  • Maintains client charts to Center Point and CDCRIOOS standards.
  • Punctual and dependable/timely and accurate completion of all charting and log requirements.
  • Functions as a role model for Center Point concepts/philosophy/maintains standards of quality.
  • Provides sound clinical interventions/provides appropriate case management/creates sanctuary/ maintains confidentiality.
  • Seeks supervision/responds to supervision/briefs supervisor/seeks to further knowledge through reading, probing, and on the job training/attends all training sessions.
  • Productive and cooperative/responds to the needs of the clients without self interest/does not change program structure, rules, philosophy based on personal bias or ego.
  • Shows initiative and is a pro-active member of the team/adequately prepares for groups, staff meetings, clinical reviews/facilitates curriculum with fidelity to the model.
  • Performs above standard without continual reminders by supervisor.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a CDCR security clearance.
  • DV Certification (a plus)

 

Agency offers a range of benefits and a competitive salary.

 


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Substance Abuse Counselor (Oakland, CA)

 

 

Counselors: Non-profit social service agency seeks certified and experienced substance abuse counselors to conduct screening and assessments; provide individual and group counseling; develop treatment plans; create and maintain client charts in compliance with regulatory agencies and funder; facilitate relapse prevention and continuing care services; and provide follow-up and aftercare counseling and case management in out-patient settings.

 

The schedule could require weekends/evenings so must be flexible.

We are looking for Counselors in our Oakland facilities.

Prior experience working with clients in a substance abuse treatment program is required.

The requirements for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Substance Abuse or Mental Health or License Counseling Certification from a State of California Accredited Institution; MFT, RAS, CAS, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience providing substance abuse treatment services with criminal justice populations (state parole and probation) is required;
  • Experience with evidence-based substance abuse treatment models and an understanding of treatment modalities is expected;
  • Knowledge of community resources and services is preferred;
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance; and
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record

Transitional Housing Placement Coordinator (Oakland, CA)

 

 

The Oakland Parolee Day Reporting Center is operated by Center Point under contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The Agency provides comprehensive, evidence based case management services, individualized assessments, service planning, education, relapse prevention, life skills training, job preparation and placement services all within a centralized community based location.

Center Point is currently seeking a Transitional Housing Placement Coordinator for the Day Reporting Center in Oakland.

Responsibilities include, but shall not be limited to, the following:

  • Identifies, organizes, maintains and disseminates housing information conducive to long term recover, and stable housing (e.g. shared, supportive, subsidized, clean and sover, moderate income housing, etc.)
  • Locates market-rate housing opportunities such as Craigslist and/or other sources.
  • Mentors the parolee in disclosing appropriate information regarding past convictions and/or parole status when attempting to secure housing.
  • Creates housing placement plans with each parolee based on his/her goals and needs related to housing.
  • Provides referrals to community housing and related resources.
  • Follows up with the parolee regarding housing application submittals and other aspects of their search.
  • Ensure parolees adhere to all rules and requirements of the TH.
  • Prepares for and facilitates weekly housing meetings to share current opportunities to help parolees complete housing applications and provide information identifying practices of a good tenant.
  • Oversees transitional housing in the community to ensure the facilities are in compliance with contract requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • AA or AS degree and a minimum of two (2) years as a THPC or similar position, or a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of four (4) years of experience as a THPC or similar position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Drug & Alcohol Certification from a State of California Accredited Institution.


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.


 Licensed Therapist/Social Worker or MFT Intern/LPHA (Fremont, CA)  

 

 

Center Point seeks a fulltime licensed therapist, licensed counselor, or licensed clinical social worker (LMFT/LCSW/LPCC LPHA) Intern for Access Point/Call Center, Fremont California  in Alameda County. The  will have experience addressing:

  • Substance use and mental health disorders
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Sexual and physical abuse and related conditions
  • Conducting substance use and mental health disorder assessments, developing DSM V diagnoses, and preparing narrative reports and clinical summaries
  • Knowledge of behavioral effects of HIV/AIDS, depression and physical/sexual/emotional abuse

The requirements for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Possess and maintain a valid California clinical license in good standing with respective licensing Board
  • The license must be without prior or current disciplinary action.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance

Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record
 
Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Addiction Treatment Counselor (Contra Costa County, CA)

 

 

Counselors: Non-profit social service agency in Contra Costa County (Richmond and Concord Areas) seeks certified and experienced substance abuse counselors to conduct screening and assessments; provide individual and group counseling; develop treatment plans; create and maintain client charts in compliance with regulatory agencies and funder; facilitate relapse prevention; and provide case management in out-patient settings. It is mandatory that counselors are certified by a State of California Accredited Institution. There are openings for dayevening, and nighttime shifts. Prior experience working with clients in a substance abuse treatment program is required. Clinical Supervision towards licensure may be available for AMFT, APCC, and ACSW level clinicians. Positions are currently available in Contra Costa County. The requirements for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Substance Abuse counselor certification or clinical license from a State of California Accredited Institution; CCAPP, CADTP, CAADE, BBS (LMFT, CCSW, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience providing substance abuse treatment services with criminal justice populations (state parole and probation) is required;
  • Experience with evidence-based substance abuse treatment models and an understanding of treatment modalities is expected;
  • Knowledge of community resources and services is preferred;
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a criminal justice security clearance;
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record.

 

- To be considered for a Drug and Alcohol Counselor Position you must be certified by or at least register with one of the following entities:

  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAAP) Accredited Program– Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP) Accredited Program – Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor
  • California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE) Accredited Program – Alcohol and Drug Studies


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

  

 


 

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Residential Monitors for Co-Ed Residential Treatment Program (Fair Oaks, CA)

 

 

Center Point Inc. is seeking Residential Monitors and Overnight Awake Monitor for its Residential Program located in Fair Oaks, CA.

 

The Residential Monitor positions are responsible for assuring program Security at Center Point's coeducational residential drug treatment facilities. The Residential Monitors should be prepared to handle incidents, household emergencies and client crises when they arise, and, when necessary contact the Counseling Supervisor, Program Manager or Management staff.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Make hourly safety and security rounds.
  • Supervise clients and ensure that clients adhere to the activity schedule.
  • Wake residents according to schedule and program needs.
  • Completes assigned administrative tasks.
  • Exchange thorough exchange of shift information with day staff. Complete incident reports as required and briefs Program Manager on all concerns.
  • Fill out nightly shift reports and where necessary, incident reports.
  • Briefs Program Manager and Supervising Counselor on pertinent client and facility concerns
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Transports clients as needed using Center Point vehicles
  • Other duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 21 years of age and possess as a minimum a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Trained and certified in CPR and the administration of first aid services within 30 calendar days.
  • Able to obtain and maintain criminal justice clearance.

Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselors (Fair Oaks, CA)

 

 

Center Point, Inc. is currently seeking qualified and experienced Certified Substance Use Disorder Counselors for positions in the Agency’s Co-Ed Residential Program in Fair Oaks, CA. The ideal candidate has experience working in a substance use treatment and withdrawal management/detoxification environments with diverse populations. Experience should include the ability to facilitate and document group and individual sessions.


Center Point seeks experienced counselors to conduct screening and assessments; provide individual and group counseling; develop treatment plans; create and maintain client charts in compliance with regulatory agencies and funder; facilitate relapse prevention and; oversee continuing care services.

 

KEY RESPONSABILITIES

  • Experience assessing client needs
  • Individualized Treatment Planning based on client assessments
  • Progress Notes and other necessary documentation that clearly reflect objectives of treatment plan
  • Referrals to internal/external resources based on the clients individualized treatment plan
  • Actively participate on the program’s treatment team and attends case conferences to exchange client updates, identify client needs, and collaborate on treatment strategies.
  • Maintain an active caseload of clients, including all documentation, quality assurance, and data entry
  • Perform treatment activities in compliance with all regulations and guidelines, including DHCS Licensing and Certification Standards, Title 22 Drug Medi-Cal, 42 CFR, Part 2 confidentiality and HIPAA privacy standards.
  • Provide evidence-based, culturally competent, trauma-informed, individualized treatment and recovery services, including:
  • Facilitate orientation and provide individual counseling for intake, assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention, and discharge planning.
  • Conduct comprehensive, individualized screening and assessments, including the ASAM.
  • Facilitate educational workshops, process groups, and recovery services.
  • Complete progress notes and ensure all client file documentation is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Participate in quality assurance activities including peer review, URC, supervision meetings, corrective action responses, data collection and reporting.
  • Provide comprehensive discharge planning, including collaborating with other members of the treatment team to provide referrals and establish linkages to ongoing community supports.
  • Works well with others, team/collaborative approach
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written

REQUIREMENTS


Applicants must be certified or currently registered and actively working toward certification as an alcohol and drug counselor in compliance with all DHCS standards. Candidates must have two years of experience in behavioral health services.

EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Counselor Certification recognized by DHCS
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment
  • CPR Certified within 30 days of employment
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Bilingual proficiency preferred.

 


Center Point is an equal opportunity employer.

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