Certified Chemical Dependency Specialist - CENS BOT Pitchess

Type: 
Job
Duties: 
To screen all participants, using a web-based ASAM Criteria Triage Screening Tool.
To refer participants, who are screened as positive for substance abuse or co-occurring disorders to County contracted SUD treatment agencies and follow other policies and procedures specific to each statement of work CENS has.
To collaborate with co-occurring and substance abuse providers, to assure that each client is referred to the right level of care and provider.
To provide case management duties to CENS participants who are screened and referred to Substance Abuse, Mental Health or Domestic Violence treatment providers. This case management will be conducted periodically until the participant completes their intake appointment.
To compile and send reports to the Administrative Coordinator (MIS) and/or county offices within the timeframe outlined in the statement of work, by the CENS Program Manager or Administrative Coordinator.
To keep County’s TCPX computerized probation tracking system up to date.
To provide substance abuse, co-occurring disorders and CENS information to probation officers and staff at Pitchess Detention Center.
To perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: 
Registered with either CAADE or CAADAC chemical dependency programs.
To maintain registration throughout employment or become a certified chemical dependency specialist through a state approved certifying agency on an ongoing basis.
Minimum 1 years’ experience working with probationers, parolees general relief, CalWORKs, DCFS, Medi-Cal and or community clients.
A working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office programs required (Microsoft Word & Excel especially). Additionally, knowledge and training of The ASAM Criteria and a web-based ASAM Triage Screening Tool.
Knowledge of signs and symptoms of domestic violence and mental illness.
Bi-lingual Spanish/English highly desired.
 
Additional Requirements:
Must act in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law confidentiality requirements. Must successfully complete the Center’s HIPAA training, pass the HIPAA test, and receive the Certification of Compliance.
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
Earn 24 hours of continuing education training, with 8 of those hours in HIV/AIDS and other STD training, each year as required per Los Angeles County SAPC.
Registered with either CAADE or CAADAC chemical dependency programs.
To maintain registration throughout employment or become a certified chemical dependency specialist through a state approved certifying agency on an ongoing basis.
Minimum 1 years’ experience working with probationers, parolees general relief, CalWORKs, DCFS, Medi-Cal and or community clients.
A working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office programs required (Microsoft Word & Excel especially). Additionally, knowledge and training of The ASAM Criteria and a web-based ASAM Triage Screening Tool.
Knowledge of signs and symptoms of domestic violence and mental illness.
Bi-lingual Spanish/English highly desired.
 
Additional Requirements:
Must act in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law confidentiality requirements. Must successfully complete the Center’s HIPAA training, pass the HIPAA test, and receive the Certification of Compliance.
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
Earn 24 hours of continuing education training, with 8 of those hours in HIV/AIDS and other STD training, each year as required per Los Angeles County SAPC. Apply Here