Phoenix House Counselor in Lake Hughes, California

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.

Under the supervision of the Phoenix House Program Director, the Counselor will deliver treatment services to individuals in the facilities. Responsibilities will include one-on-one counseling, facilitating groups and workshops, evaluating and documenting the progress of the clients, and developing/implementing a treatment service plans.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; and must be certified as an AOD Counselor, with a certification recognized by DHCS or willing to register for certification before starting

EXPERIENCE:

  • Practiced at delivering treatment services to clients (preferred)

  • Past involvement in conducting group and individual meetings (preferred)

  • Qualified to work collaboratively with the CDCR and institutional staff

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to participate in all staff meetings to help assess and evaluate all residents’ behavioral patterns and progress, attitudes

  • Capability to engage with Phoenix House and correctional staff at all levels and follow up on clients' appointments.

  • Skilledin observing and evaluate clients, and relate all information for clinical application and client records

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law:Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled