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Addiction Medicine Counselor III (Bilingual)

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by Kaiser Permanente

West Covina, CA 91793
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Provides Chemical Dependency services and psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, significant others of CD patients, and families under indirect supervision.

Essential Functions:

+ 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:


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


+ Master's degree in social work, psychology, sociology or other field related to behavioral health.

License, Certification, Registration

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

+ May consider LCSW, with a Master's Degree in Social Work, job code 16565, for this position.

Additional Requirements:

+ Bilingual (English/Spanish)Level II.


+ This is a case carrying position.

+ Must successfully pass or have passed the bilingual test within the last twelve (12) months or be active in the QBS program.

+ May be filled by LCSW or LMFT.


TITLE: Addiction Medicine Counselor III (Bilingual)

LOCATION: West Covina, California


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.

Reference: 598932608