Position: Counselor / Case Manager
Status: Regular, Full Time, Non Exempt
Hours: 32-40 hours per week
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
CALIFORNIA HUMAN DEVELOPMENT is a private, non-profit organization providing a variety of services throughout the Northern California area. CHD is committed to implementation of an Affirmative Action Policy and the Americans with Disabilities Act in its recruitment selection and placement of all personnel. CHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
California Human Development (CHD) has provided services in California for more than 30 years. The corporation’s mission is “to create paths and opportunities for those seeking self-sufficiency, independence and dignity through education, training, housing, and other services.”
The Counselor is expected to provide individual and group counseling for men in residential treatment. In addition, the Counselor is expected to perform administrative work at the direction of the Program Coordinator.
Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator the Counselor will perform the following duties:
A. Provide one-on-one counseling and treatment planning for residents in various stages of treatment.
B. Deliver case-management to residents and contact outside agencies in order to refer residents for other services as appropriate.
C. Facilitate group counseling sessions for residents.
D. Lead seminars which are pertinent to issues related to recovery.
E. Complete required paperwork regarding services provided to residents.
F. Supervise and monitor client medication plan.
G. Participate in weekly staff meeting.
H. Perform administrative tasks as assigned.
I. Other duties as assigned.
THE COUNSELOR / CASE MANAGER MUST MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS:
A. Work and communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups both orally and in writing.
B. Write business correspondence memorandums, reports, plans and procedures.
C. Bilingual English, Spanish highly desired.
A. Ability to use arithmetic skills normally applied in this position.
B. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages.
C. Create and interpret charts and graphs.
A. Establish and maintain productive relationships with participants, employers, management, and professionals from CHD and external agencies and the general public.
B. Solve problems and resolve conflicts effectively.
C. Lead and motivate people.
D. Maintain appropriate boundaries with clients and staff both on and off duty as defined by agency ethical codes.
E. Use effective judgment in crisis situations.
F. Work with computer database programs.
G. Identify, implement and coordinate educational and self-enrichment training for residents.
H. Follow-through on activities and responsibilities in a prompt and punctual manner.
A. High School Diploma or GED
B. Certification with a California Dept. of Drug and Alcohol Programs or with a County of Sonoma approved certifying agency or be registered with such agency and attending classes toward certification.
A. The Counselor must have any combination of education and experience which has provided basic counseling skills, knowledge of men's issues in recovery and knowledge of the 12 Steps.
B. Applicant should be familiar with the local community.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, ETC.:
A. A Valid California Driver’s License.
B. Proof of insurance on personal automobile.
C. Satisfactory DMV printout of driving record.
D. Certification with a California Dept. of Drug and Alcohol Programs or with a County of Sonoma approved certifying agency or be registered with such agency and attending classes toward certification.
E. May also require, for staff working with youth, a fingerprint clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice as well as a TB test.
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• Applications can be downloaded from our website at www.cahumandevelopment.org.
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