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SUBSTANCE ABUSE THERAPIST in Commerce, CA at Penny Lane Centers

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking individuals to join our team who have high standards and a desire to positively impact the lives of others. 


The Substance Abuse Therapist will provide mental health services including individual, group and family therapy in the clinic, school, residential main facility and client’s home. The Substance Abuse Therapist will be working within the context of a team to provide mental health and/or substance use disorder services to clients that meet medical necessity. The Substance Abuse Therapist works collaboratively with the team to assess and link the client and families to needed community services and coordinates all the services that the client receives. The Substance Abuse Therapist documents all services according to Department of Mental Health, Department of Health Care Services Alcohol and other drug standards (AOD), Department of Public Health Substance Abuse Prevention Control (SAPC), Joint Commission, and Penny Lane guidelines.

The Substance Abuse Therapist is an energetic self-starter who is able to function comfortably in a team environment or independently and relates well to co-workers and County representatives. This position requires flexibility and the ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.  The individual in this position must be able to assume a wide range of responsibilities, provide timely responses to requests and deadlines and works well under pressure.

Position Location: Commerce, CA

Salary Range: $50,450 up to $62,500 per year

Job Requirements

  • Must be registered or licensed with the Board of Behavioral Sciences or the Board of Psychology.
  • Clinical experience and/or training in substance use disorders, working in a drug treatment facility or mental health clinic preferred.
  • Valid California driver’s license; current automobile insurance; have and maintain a clean driving record acceptable to the organization’s insurance company; have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work hours.