Drug And Alcohol Counselor


Job Overview

AACI is one of the largest community-based organizations advocating for and serving the marginalized and vulnerable ethnic communities in Santa Clara County. Our mission is to strengthen the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health and well-being.

AACI’s ADAPT program is looking for a Adolescent Substance Use Treatment (SUT) Counselor.  The SUT Counselor works with a multidisciplinary team to ensure delivery of services that meets the needs of the client and the client’s family.  The SUT Counselor provides individual therapy and/or rehabilitation, and case management, utilizing an array of evidence-based and trauma-informed interventions.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide culturally sensitive, client centered substance use treatment to youth and their families including individual/group/family counseling/rehabilitation and collateral services
  • Develop culturally relevant assessment and treatment plans
  • Facilitate referral linkages to community resources and appropriate agencies, and perform case management services
  • Document and maintain clinical records per appropriate standards and regulations
  • Participate in clinical supervision, consultations, and trainings
  • Meet applicable productivity requirements
  • Participate in on-call after hours rotation
  • Complete and maintain LPS 5150 Authorization certification and provide officer of the day support (Licensed Clinicians only)
  • Complete other duties and related projects as assigned


    • Registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences or CADC Certified
    • One year or more of directly related experience providing substance use treatment to youth
    • Understanding of cultural issues, community resources and family dynamics
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships
    • Ability to possess and maintain a valid CA Driver’s License, must have suitable vehicle for agency travel and current automobile insurance.
    • Ability to learn and apply clinical skills
    • Knowledge of community resources and networks.

Why work for AACI?

  • Flexible schedule and your Birthday off!
  • Partially Remote
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time
  • Comprehensive benefit plan with four Health Plan Options (we pay 95% of premiums!)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with match
  • Professional development opportunities, and no cost to you CEUs
  • Eligibility for student loan repayment assistance
  • Company laptop and cell phone stipend
  • Paid annual license fee
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Work life balance
  • Positive work environment
  • AACI named Bay Area Top Workplaces 2019

Apply now and join a great team of caring people.

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