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Substance Abuse Counselor

position type: full-time salary range: department: Behavioral Health county: Humboldt County location: Arcata
open date: March 15th 2019 closing date: Open until filled notes: All are welcome to apply, American Indian Preference will be given (42 CFR 136.42). attachment: Please download this PDF

Job Description

Counsel and assist individuals dealing with alcohol and/or other substance abuse problems. Provide multi-faceted substance abuse prevention activities for the American Indian community. Provide early intervention treatment opportunities for youth substance abusers and their families. Provide treatment and recovery support services to eligible clients. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Educational degrees must be from a US Department of Education accredited school. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, have graduated from a formal addiction studies program, and be registered as a substance abuse counselor intern. Registration must be from an accredited program approved by the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP).

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