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CADAC 

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Turning Point Community Programs is seeking a CADAC for our Core Madison program in Sacramento. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) has offered a path to mental health and recovery since 1976. We help people in our community every single day – creating a better space for all types of people in need. Join our mission of offering hope, respect and support to our clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Under the administrative supervision of the Program Director or designee, this position is responsible for providing psychosocial, rehabilitation and recovery-oriented services for adults.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is an at-will direct service position within a program. The position is responsible for

counseling and aiding clients and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse.  Functions as a Personal Service Coordinator for a case load of dually diagnosed clients.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that could be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Assists clients to identify and progress toward their chosen goals.
  • Advocates for clients in all areas of treatment and helps them apply for and receive services.
  • Provides prompt intervention in the event of a crisis both to stop the crisis and to notify, when indicated, persons and agencies necessary for the resolution of the situation. 
  • Interviews clients, reviews records, and confers with other professionals.
  • Formulates program for treatment and rehabilitation of client, including facilitation of support groups.
  • Counsels clients individually and in group sessions to assist client in overcoming alcohol and drug dependency.
  • Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for client.
  • Refers client to other support services as needed such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services, and employment services.
  • Monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy, and adapts treatment as needed.
  • Prepares and maintains reports and case histories.
  • Formulates and conducts programs to promote prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.
  • Safely transports clients and other passengers to and from appointments and activities and other program business relevant to position using own personal vehicle.
  • Provides support and training for other staff members as needed.
  • Adheres to and upholds the policies and procedures of Turning Point Community Programs.
  • Attends staff meetings unless approval for non-attendance is secured from Team Leader or Program Director.

Knowledge Of:

  • Principles and goals of community mental health.
  • Principles and goals of the “self-help model.”
  • Principles and goals of the “consumer-driven model.”
  • Principles and goals of the “harm reduction model.”
  • Principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, and various treatment modalities.
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation’s treatment and programming.

Ability To:

  • Work and communicate with staff, clients, families, community agencies and Professionals.
  • Perform crisis intervention strategies.
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision-making.
  • Be flexible and adaptable in any given situation. 
  • Work as a member of a team.
  • Work under time deadlines and pressures.
  • Work with minimal supervision

Schedule: Monday – Friday or Tuesday - Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Compensation: $ 24.00 - 25.47 per hour

 

Interested? Join us at our open interviews on Thursdays from 2-4PM,

located at 10850 Gold Center Drive, Suite 325, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

-or-

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW!

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Education, Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is through the possession of a CADAC license and varied experience working with dually diagnosed adults (substance abuse and psychiatric disability).

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • Valid CADAC license
  • California driver’s license & current vehicle insurance/registration if driving; and,
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing vehicle safety inspection if more than five years old excluding all modes of two-wheeled transport inclusive of bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 10/4/2022  
Location Core Madison  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  
adjustedSeniorityDate None Specified 


This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://TurningPointCommunityProgramsInc.appone.com



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