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Case Coordinator DUI PART TIME

Outpatient Alcohol & Drug Treatment | Downey, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs, Inc. (SCADP) was established in 1972 in a grassroots effort by community members seeking alternatives to prison for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD). SCADP is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization providing residential treatment services and outpatient counseling services to individuals throughout Los Angeles. Offering services with a continuum of care to underserved and disadvantaged populations.

DUI COURT ORDERED SERVICES

The DUI program meets all established County and State program guidelines and requirements for court-ordered counselling/education, including Wet Reckless, 1st Offender, and Multiple Offender programs.

JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

Under the Supervision of the Program Manager for Court Ordered Services of SCADP, the Case Coordinator assesses participants, develops service plans, and coordinates linkages with ancillary services.  The Case Coordinator provides critical linkages to support services to meet Title 9 requirements, including the administrative needs of the participants, as mandated by the assigning court(s).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts comprehensive screenings and assessments with individuals, facilitates Drinking and Driving (DUI) education and treatment groups
    • Review client court mandated requirements, assess any barriers and develop a service plan.
    • Coordinate individualized planning with clients to meet short- and long-term court and DMV requirements.
    • Provide service linkages and support systems to ensure identified needs are met.
  • Coordinates regular individual and group sessions with clients, records progress as required by Title 9 regulations.  Charts group and individual sessions, reviewing group notes.  Audits client files to ensure that progress notes reflect issues identified in service plan.
  • Provides mandated reports to courts and other referring agencies.
  • Network and communicate with referral agencies and community resources, including other SCADP services.
  • Other duties as may be required to meet program goals, and the goals of program participants.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications

EDUCATION:

  • Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Counseling Certification by an approved accrediting organization (CCAPP, CADTP or CADEE)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1 year of general experience in case management.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding of and familiarity with AOD Programs, substance abuse recovery and related issues
  • Understanding and experience working with recovering individuals and their impacted family members.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

  • Basic Microsoft operating system navigation, including Outlook, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, including dealing with un-cooperative clients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English language.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Active listening (reflective listening)
  • Follow instructions and SCADP procedures
  • Learn and apply principles of client-centered, strength-based counselling (including the principles of the recovery model and trauma-informed practice)
  • Able to identify successes, challenges, and barriers impacting the completion of plans prepared for clients.
  • Apply principles of professional boundaries and ethics to on the job situations
  • Able to de-escalate threatening/volatile situations with clients, or in the workplace.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field.
  • 2 years of experience working with target population
  • Knowledge of/experience with substance abuse services in L.A. County

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs, Inc. (SCADP) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.