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Alcohol and Drug Counselor I

Compensation: $23.00 - $25.00/Hour

Provide evidence-based assessments, substance abuse treatment, case management and recovery support to youth in Clackamas County middle and high schools.

Job Duties

  • Working collaboratively with school and community partners, receive referrals, conduct assessments, provide appropriate intervention, and make referrals as needed.
  • Participate in direct client alcohol and drug treatment utilizing program guidelines and policies.
  • Work with clients and their family members about treatment, prevention, recovery, crisis management, and navigation of services.
  • Teach alcohol and drug prevention classes to students in a classroom setting.
  • Facilitate groups for adolescents and families to support skills building and the development of sober living skills.
  • Consistently maintain accurate client documentation.
  • Travel to multiple schools and/or community locations to meet with clients.
  • Complete initial and monthly billing functions while adhering to billing deadlines.
  • Provide positive role modeling for youth and families.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Other duties as required.

Job Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A Bachelor’s degree in a related Behavioral Health field is preferred.
  • Must have a CADC I certification upon hire or will be required to acquire this certification within one year of hire.
  • A minimum of one year of experience providing case management, chemical dependency treatment, referrals, assessments, and/or advocacy services is preferred but will train the right person.
  • Knowledge and experience working with community and social service agencies.

Share Your Qualifications

To express your interest in this position, follow these steps:

  • Prepare your resume and cover letter, highlighting your qualifications and four professional references. 
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