Certified Substance Abuse Counselor- Journey - California Men's Colony (CMC)
Company: Amity Foundation
Location: San Miguel
Posted on: May 3, 2021
internationally acclaimed Teaching and Therapeutic Community is
seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to
teach, learn and join our community as a, Certified
Substance Abuse Counselor- Journey at our in-prison
facilities. This groundbreaking opportunity not only will be
working in our prison programs to help the inmate population but
will also enhance your training and experience in the
Foundation is a safe place where people can change in an
environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed;
responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Amity is
dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized
by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration,
poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Amity is committed to
research, development implementation and dissemination of
information regarding community building.
Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal
As Certified Substance Abuse Counselor-
Journey you will support the community
by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services
provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program
What You Will Do:
Deliver treatment services of
Lead and participate in face-to-face group and individual meetings,
motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and other
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
Maintain accurate, timely, and confidential participant
Compile and evaluate assessments, comprehensive social, legal, and
personal histories of program participants.
Summarize participants background, treatment plan, and recovery
Prepare reports as assigned. Prepare accurate, concise, informative
reports, records and plans that are consistent with Amity
standards, and comply with applicable clinical and administrative
Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools; the
delivery of programming services to the participants.
Liaise with transition/reentry staff, plan and prepare transitional
documents as directed by CDCR for continued community program
Effective implementation of scheduled program
Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHMS and institution
- Ensure that
excellence and integrity are applied to professional
responsibilities in order to provide optimal services to
and appropriately apply Amity policies and procedure, and adhere to
agency-wide practices and regulations.
ethical behavior in order to maintain professional standards and
safeguard the participant.
- Protect and
maintain program participant's health, safety, welfare, and
confidentiality of records and participant information.
awareness of current training issues, needs, and
in monthly, block, cross-training, curriculum training, technical
assistance training or other training as appropriate.
- Other duties
What You Will Bring:
- A Master's Degree in social service-related field
and registered with an AOD certifying organization recognized by
DHCS OR A
Bachelor's Degree in a social service-related field, AOD certified,
and ONE year of certified experience
providing SUDT services as a certified
AOD counselor OR an Associates' Degree in a social service-related
field, AOD certified, and THREE years of
certified experience providing SUDT services as a
certified AOD Counselor OR a High School
diploma and AOD certified and
more than FIVE years of certified
certified SUDT services as a
certified AOD counselor.
An understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance
abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and
social effects of drug abuse.
An understanding of SUD program curriculum, objectives, and best
practices for implementation.
interpersonal, written communications and typing
knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, and Access.
Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures
generated by association with substance abuse treatment
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.
Ability to develop a treatment alliance with participants.
Demonstrate ethical behavior in order to maintain professional
standards and safeguard the participant.
Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty,
institution staff, and program participants; and model
professional, effective work habit and responsible
What We Offer
Employer Sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision.
Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.
401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs
Organization committed to community action
Community oriented workplace
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