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Substance Use Specialist II

The Substance Use Specialist II is responsible for conducting screenings/assessments, educating clients/patients about their different treatment options, facilitating individual counseling and group sessions, provides case management services, develops treatment plans, coordinates care and works with inter-disciplinary team to provide continuity of care.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts comprehensive drug and alcohol and mental health assessments for all new clients using approved screening instruments, such as SBIRT, Addiction Severity Index, and American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
  • Conducts new intakes; provide accurate information and referrals for individuals needing substance use and/or mental health treatment and assists individuals in obtaining other needed social services.
  • Develops individualized treatment plans and monitor progress in achieving goals while participating in HHCLA’s Substance Use Treatment program.
  • Implements and consistently practices harm reduction, trauma informed care, housing first and integrated care interventions.
  • Able to serve a diverse vulnerable client populations and communicate effectively in a culturally competent manner.

 

Required qualifications and Skills

Education and Work Experience:

  • Master’s Level Degree in Social Work/Welfare or Marriage and Family Therapy and registered with the California Board of Behavioral Health
  • At least 3 years’ experience in working in addiction/substance use, homeless services or intensive case management services

 

ITP Lead

The Team Lead coordinates and supervises case managers and/or other housing staff as assigned. Team Leads also ensure case management staff conducts group, individual case management sessions, for clients who are frequent users of the Department of Health hospital and/or medical facilities; and who struggle with mental health, substance use, and/or co-occurring disorders utilizing the principles of integrated harm reduction, housing first, motivational interviewing and stages of change. Additionally, Team Leads work to improve the health of individuals experiencing homeless by assisting with the provision of stable housing, development of a comprehensive treatment plan and facilitating linkages to medical care, mental health care, alcohol/substance use treatment and other supportive services for assigned caseload.

 

PRINICIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees the day to day operations by supporting program staff, assigns caseloads, completes staff performance evaluations, signs timesheets, mileage and other administrative duties.
  • Provides routinely scheduled supervision and consultation to staff adhering to ethical/legal HIPAA standards of practice, HHCLA mission and core values in enhancing professional growth and development.
  • Participates in the recruitment, selection, hiring and training of program staff.
  • Assists with budget line items and complete purchase orders as needed.
  • Plans and coordinates client events, such as Milestone Ceremony, holidays, social activities etc.
  • Assists Program Manager and Director of Homeless and Housing Services with developing, implementing and training staff on agency and program policies and procedures.
  • Ensures program performance measurements are met through ongoing supervision addressing barriers and providing necessary support as they arise.
  • Ensures all supervisees provide an array of quality services to assist clients in reaching their optimum level of functioning and improved quality of life.
  • Ensures staff includes a client centered and harm-reduction approach to services in all treatment and housing activities.
  • Ensures charting and documentation meet HHCLA, quality assurance and funding sources requirement through review of client charts, progress/encounter notes, and caseloads.
  • Develops relationships with representatives in other agencies to support individuals in attaining services such as housing, mental health care, medical treatment, financial assistance, legal advocacy, etc.
  • Conducts comprehensive assessments for service needs, case management services for assigned case load and perform home visits as required.
  • Provides individual/group services to consumers that might include assistance in restoring or maintaining compliance, and linking up to needed community services and support resources, on as-needed basis.

 

REQUIRED

Education and Work Experience:

  • Master’s Level Degree in Social Work/Welfare and registered with the California
  • Board of Behavioral Services as an MFTI or MSW.
  • Minimum one (1) to two (2) years supervisory experience or demonstrated experience
  • leading and/or coordinating the work of staff.
  • 2+ years’ experience in working with culturally diverse populations, including co-
  • occurring and homeless.

 

Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist

The Behavioral Health Therapist will conduct group and individual psychotherapy for clients with co-occurring disorders utilizing a Trauma Informed framework. The Behavioral Health Therapist will integrate the principles of harm reduction, housing first, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, stages of change, Critical Time Intervention and other effective practice that support HHCLA Philosophies. The Behavioral Health Therapist will work as part of an interdisciplinary team under the supervision of the Director for Behavioral Health. The Behavioral Health Therapist will utilize clinical case management as needed to support therapeutic goals and engage clients in person-centered services.

 

Clinical Social Worker/Case Manager — Housing for Health Job

The primary purpose of HHCLA’s Housing for Health (HFH) program is to provide permanent, affordable housing linked to appropriate services for homeless individuals who are frequent users of the Department of Health Services system. The clinical social worker/case manager works directly with program participants and develops, arranges and coordinates treatment services. The clinical social worker/case manager works to improve the health of homeless individuals by assisting with the provision of stable housing, development of a comprehensive treatment plan and facilitating linkages to medical care, mental health care, alcohol/substance use treatment and other supportive services. Once the individual has obtained permanent housing, the clinical social worker/case manager will assist the client in maintaining their housing. This position requires an ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle information with tact and diplomacy.

 

Housing Navigator

Under the direction of the Housing Team Lead, the Housing Navigator works directly with program participants and develops, arranges and coordinates treatment services. The Housing Navigator provides linkage to permanent, affordable housing service for homeless individuals who meet the criteria to available Homeless Health Care Los Angeles Housing Subsidized Programs. The Housing Navigator also works to improve the health of homeless individuals by assisting with the provision of stable housing, development of a comprehensive treatment plan and facilitating linkages to medical care, mental health care, alcohol/substance use treatment, housing retention and other supportive services.

 

Outreach Specialist

Under the direction of the E6 Team Lead, the Outreach Case Manager works directly with program participants and develops, arranges and coordinates treatment services. The Outreach Case Manager provides linkage to permanent, affordable housing service for homeless individuals who meet the criteria to available Homeless Health Care Los Angeles Housing Subsidized Programs. The Outreach Case Manager also works to improve the health of homeless individuals by assisting with the provision of stable housing, development of a comprehensive treatment plan and facilitating linkages to medical care, mental health care, alcohol/substance use treatment, housing retention and other supportive services.

 

Substance Use Case Manager

The Substance Use Case Manager works as a member of the SPA 4 Community Assessment Services Center team to coordinate and provide comprehensive substance abuse screenings, assessments, and follow-up services to clients.

 

Please email resume with completed application to mlopez@hhcla.org

 

or send application package to:

HHCLA

Attn. Maggie Lopez

2330 Beverly Blvd.

LA CA 90057

HHCLA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization  |  Tax ID 95‐4074970