Substance Use Counselor

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 by California Human Development

Santa Rosa, CA 95402
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Position: Counselor

Closing Date: Open till filled

Status: Regular, Full-Time, Non- Exempt

Hours: 40 hours per week, schedule varies

Location: Santa Rosa

California Human Development (CHD) is a private, non-profit, human services program serving the Northern California Area.

Athena House is a long term residential treatment facility serving adult women who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. The program features a safe, supportive environment in which women who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol may recover and re-enter the mainstream of society, remain out of the criminal justice system and maintain continuous sobriety.

The Counselor is expected to provide individual and group counseling for women in residential treatment. In addition, the Counselor is expected to perform administrative work at the direction of the Assistant Director and/or Division Director.


  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Register, obtain and maintain a Counselor Certification as defined by the California Code of Regulations, chapter 8: Certification of Alcohol & Other Drug Counselors.


  1. Any combination of training and experience that provides the opportunity to acquire knowledge and abilities listed.
  2. One year experience with responsibilities involving alcohol and drug treatment and education program and academic coursework in psychology, sociology and other closely related fields.
  3. C. Some experience with responsibilities involving alcohol and other drug treatment, education programs and possession of a bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology or other closely related fields.

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California Human Development (CHD) is a non-profit organization and a leader in the War on Poverty for nearly five decades. First inspired in service to our state's farmworkers, CHD now serves people of low income from many walks of life-giving 25,000 people a year in 31 Northern California counties a hand up in pursuit of the American Dream.

Reference: 597220922

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