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Kaiser Permanente Addiction Medicine Counselor III in Downey, California

Provides Chemical Dependency services and psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, significant others of CD patients, and families under indirect supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice. Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.

Provides higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).

Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.

Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.

Participates in clinical case conferences.

Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.

Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.

Provides Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy as assigned.

Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.

May perform mentor functions/clinical direction to CDRP/S Counselors I and II, student interns, licensure candidates and Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates.

Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum of two (2) years post graduate relevant supervised clinical experience in the field of chemical dependency treatment.

Education

Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other field related to behavioral health.

License, Certification, Registration

Current and valid LCSW license issued by the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

May consider LMFT, with a Master's Degree in a Behavioral Health field, job code 65340, for this position.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Addiction Medicine Counselor III

LOCATION: Downey, California

REQNUMBER: 767899

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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