Position Description Addiction Prevention Counselor II (on-call) Location San Jose Gish Requisition Number 1115 # of openings 1 Apply Now Title: Addiction Prevention Counselor II Classification: Non-Exempt Salary: $21.75 - $30.45 hourly Actual offers will be determined by the candidates creditable years of experience in conjunction with internal equity considerations and based on the organizations current compensation practices. Job Code: 265 Job Summary Works within the vision, mission and philosophy of the agency. Under general supervision, implements the Addiction Prevention Services (APS) Program at designated schools and in family settings. Fulfills a role in the collaboration and communication between the Agency and the assigned school and Supervisor. Has the ability to provide Level I & II prevention activities. Essential Duties 1. Serves as an active participant in providing EMQFF Addiction Prevention (APS) services with the schools core team (or equivalent) for students referred to Addiction Prevention Services (APS). 2. Works in collaboration with the school staff to identify and provide relevant presentation to school groups (e.g., students, parents, teachers, support staff) as appropriate. 3. Co-leads Addiction Prevention Services (APS) groups following the curriculum. 4. Receives, reviews, and processes referrals of students as necessary. Screens each student referred for Addiction Prevention (APS) services with the support of the Supervisor/Manager. 5. Provides referral sources for students and families for services within the school district as well as the community. 6. Initiates and receives written parental consent for each student candidate. 7. Completes outcome measures and student evaluation of program. Collects all required documentation, such as progress notes, activity notes, evaluations, outcome measures, closing referrals and recommendations, weekly performance reports and notes on drop in visits. 8. Provides initial evaluations, recommendations and follow up (including recourses) at the completion of each group. 9. Employee is required to meet applicable productivity and documentation requirements. OTHER DUTIES 10. Driving to appointments with clients and their families or other key contacts. 11. Physical interactions with children of variable ages such as, but not limited to, games, sports and other activities. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All employees are responsible for keeping job requirements up to date. This can include but are not limited to certifications, licensure, and maintaining a clear criminal record. Education/Experience Requirements Bachelors Degree (BA/ BS) in Mental Health or equivalent or two (2) years of related field experience. Drug and Alcohol training and experience or CAADAC (California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors) enrolled or certification required. Other Specific Requirements Must pass Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), and Child Abuse Index Check (CAIC) background clearance, if applicable. Valid California Driver's license with two years experience driving and clean driving record may be required. Work Environment/Conditions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. In addition, this position requires standing, sitting, walking, climbing, and kneeling. Employee Statement of Understanding I have read and understand the job description for my position. I am able to perform all of the essential functions of this position. I agree to successfully complete all required training indicated for this position. I agree to keep all of my required certifications and licenses current and up to date and provide proper documentation of the same to the Human Resources Department. I agree to comply with all Agency policies and procedures. I agree to comply with the agency compliance plan and all laws, rules, regulations and standards of conduct relating to my position. As an employee, I understand my duty to report any suspected violations of the law or the standards of conduct to my immediate supervisor. As an employee, I will strive to uphold the mission and vision of the organization. All employees are required to adhere to the values in all their interactions with youth and families and fellow employees.