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All other queries should be directed to:

Marsha Stewart-Wilson, Human Resources Generalist
Center Point DAAC
Drug Abuse Alternatives Center
2403 Professional Drive, Ste. 102 
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Fax: (707) 571-2238

For additional information or questions, please email Marsha Stewart-Wilson, Human Resources Generalist.


We are actively seeking applicants interested in gaining valuable experience as an Alcohol & Drug treatment counselor. For newly certified AOD counselors, this is an amazing opportunity to develop personal and professional growth.




Alcohol and Drug Counselors
Residential and Detox Programs

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) seeks one Full-Time Residential Counselor for our Turning Point residential treatment facility, and two Counselors, one Full-Time and one Part-Time for our Turning Point Orenda Detox facility. Qualifications:
  • Alcohol and Drug Certification (California State Approved)
  • Training and work experience should clearly demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, including adolescents and their families
  • Demonstrated experience providing substance abuse treatment and detox
  • Experience with substance abuse treatment models and an understanding of treatment modalities is expected
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience delivering evidence-based practices
  • Ability to pass a criminal justice screening process (live-scan)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record
  • Knowledge of addiction, case management, crisis intervention, client centered counseling and group facilitation
  • Knowledge of community resources and services is an advantage
  • Experience in working with a mixed gender treatment population
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is highly preferred
  • Flexible hours, and short notice availability is a must
Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, bilingual and bi cultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.


or fax cover letter, resume and certification to "Residential/Detox Counselors" at (707) 571-2238.

Alcohol and Drug Counselors
Outpatient Services Programs

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) seeks multiple counselors at Center Point DAAC Outpatient Treatment Program, and Drug Court/DUI Program. One counselor in the Drug Court Program must be bilingual.

Counselors assist participants in evaluating needs, develop an individual treatment plan and participate in case management. Group facilitation includes the delivery of evidenced-based curriculum including topics such as Recovery Skills and Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Seeking Safety and Triple P.

Applicant must be registered or certified to provide counseling services in an Alcohol and Drug Program. Online registration available at caade.org. Training and work experience should clearly demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, document chart entries accurately, demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills and have knowledge of evidence-based practices. Familiarity with Title 22 regulations necessary.

Our employees benefit from a team-based approach, with solid support, leadership, and ongoing training from experienced peer and management staff.

Qualifications:
  • Alcohol and Drug Certification or Registration (California State Approved)
  • Training and work experience should clearly demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, including adolescents and their families
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience delivering evidence-based practices
  • Ability to pass a criminal justice screening process (live-scan)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record
  • Knowledge of addiction, case management, crisis intervention, client centered counseling and group facilitation
  • We are currently recruiting for both bilingual and English only applicants
Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, bilingual and bi cultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.


or fax cover letter, resume and certification to "Outpatient Counselors" at (707) 571-2238.

Licensed Clinicians
Outpatient Program

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is currently seeking a highly-skilled and dedicated Part-Time Licensed Clinician to join our team in the Outpatient Services Programs.

The Licensed Clinician is responsible for providing trauma-informed services for program participants. The Clinician provides an environment where the psychological, social and developmental needs of the participants can be addressed. The Clinician conducts assessments and reviews initial assessments and re-assessments to determine medical necessity for Medi-Cal approved treatment services based on ASAM guidelines.

The Clinician provides individual and group counseling that addresses physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; family relationships; the impact of trauma; substance abuse; and co-occurring disorders. The Licensed Clinician prepares treatment plans, manages a caseload of clients, performs a variety of therapeutic interventions and case management duties, advocates for clients' needs, evaluates each client's mental status, identifies community resources and interprets and applies service and billing procedures according to clients' needs. The Clinician maintains up to date records and provides clinical training for program staff.

Applicant must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a minimum of two (2) years of experience providing alcohol and drug treatment program. Training and work experience should clearly demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, document chart entries accurately, demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills and have knowledge of evidence-based practices.

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, bilingual and bi cultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.


or fax cover letter, resume and certification to "Licensed Clinician" at (707) 571-2238.

Health Services HIV/HCV Testing Counselor
Redwood Empire Addictions Program

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is seeking one part-time HIV/HCV Testing Counselor. This position will work as a member of an outreach, testing and counseling team. The position also includes working in our Syringe Exchange Program.

Qualifications:
  • Education and/or experience which demonstrates knowledge of HIV/HCV/AIDS, addiction and treatment.
  • Understands OraQuick Rapid HIV Testing Guidelines and Quality Assurance protocols.
  • Experience in community health outreach work with a focus in substance abuse and recovery.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of harm and risk reduction approaches and linkages to care
  • Knowledge to provide informational and educational sessions to individuals at treatment programs and in the community.
  • Knowledge of public health programs, and community resources available in Sonoma County.

The requirements for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Education and/or experience which demonstrates knowledge of HIV/HCV/AIDS, addiction and treatment.
  • HIV Testing Certificate by the Office of AIDS
  • Valid California Driver's License with a good driving record
  • Responsible for safe transport of biohazard materials

Position is 25 hours per week and works evenings and/or weekends where high-risk population may be found.

Please submit resume, cover letter and license and/or certification to Human Resources via email at employment@daacmail.org or fax at (707) 571-2238. Please indicate "Health Services HIV/HCV Testing Counselor" on all correspondence.

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, bilingual and bi cultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.


or fax cover letter, resume and certification to "Testing Counselor" at (707) 571-2238.

On-Call Methadone Dispenser

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) Redwood Empire Addictions Program (REAP) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following position: On-Call Methadone Dispenser - We are looking for a Psych Tech/RN/LVN to be available on-call to fill-in for employee absence.

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for the preparation/administration of medication and maintenance of records for REAP patients during clinic hours. Candidates must be comfortable in a harm-reductive setting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Prepares, dispenses and cleans up after daily medication dispensing. Evaluates side effects and patient's reactions to medication on a daily basis. Maintains accurate and thorough documentation of medication inventory. Maintains accurate and thorough reconciliation of medication inventory. Responsible for the thorough and accurate documentation of Physician's orders. Apprises Medical Director of changes in patient's medical condition Participates in staff meeting on a quarterly basis to stay connected to client care.

Availability needed for early morning hours within hours of operation: Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Training schedule is TBD.

Center Point DAAC is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, bilingual and bi-cultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.


or fax to "On-Call Methadone Dispenser" (707) 571-2238

Part-Time Med Tech - Residential Program

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is currently seeking a Part Time (25 Hours Per Week) Med Tech to work in our Turning Point 112 - bed residential program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Med Tech provides administrative support in the medical services section of the residential program. He/She will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of client medications, including maintaining and filing all required medical documentation. He/She will monitor clients taking prescription medications. He/She will be responsible for ordering, monitoring and tracking all client medical prescriptions, first aid, medical supplies, and keeping the medical room clean and well organized.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualified applicants must have good written and verbal communications skills, possess basic computer skills, accurate mathematical calculation skills and the ability to complete job responsibilities with minimal supervision.

Current CPR/First Aid certification required.
Center Point DAAC is an equal opportunity employer.


or fax to "Part-Time Med Tech" (707) 571-2238

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It is BIOGENETIC

  • You don't choose to acquire it.
  • A family history of drug/alcohol problems puts you at greater risk.
It is a PRIMARY Illness
  • If you have chemical dependency, it's not a symptom of some other problem.
  • If you have chemical dependency and other problems, your chemical dependency will interfere with treatment for other problems unless the chemical dependency is also treated.
It is a CHRONIC Illness
  • It won't go away because you ignore it, don't like it or don't want to believe you have it.
  • It's not "just a phase".
It is a PROGRESSIVE Illness
  • Without treatment it will eventually get worse.
  • It usually gets worse more quickly for women and young people.
If left Untreated, Addiction can be FATAL
  • Drinking and driving
  • Overdose/alcohol poisoning
  • Disease
  • Organ Failure
  • Violence
  • Suicide

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"I've got a good life now. My family, my friends, this school, they all came out of my being an addict and wanting a better life."
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(877) 888-DAAC(3222) or (707) 544-3295