County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Alcohol and Other Drug Services Specialist

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on May 4, 2019

Alcohol and Other Drug Services Specialist Bilingual (Spanish)

$5,130 - $6,238/Monthly

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be either: Three years of experience equivalent to the Sonoma County class of Alcohol and Other Drug Services Counselor II and academic course work that directly relates to the knowledge and skills listed, including college level coursework in sociology, psychology, alcohol and drug treatment and closely related fields. A bachelor's degree in any of the areas described is highly desirable.

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Four years of experience with responsibilities involving the development, implementation and administration of alcohol and drug treatment and education programs and academic course work that directly relates to the knowledge and skills listed, including college level coursework in sociology, psychology, alcohol and drug treatment and closely related fields. A bachelor's degree in any of the areas described is highly desirable.

Special Qualification: All employees of this class must register, obtain, and maintain a Counselor Certification as defined by the California Code of Regulations, Chapter 8: Certification of Alcohol and Other Drug Counselors. Upon appointment to this class, employees will have six months to register and five years to obtain Certification from an ADP approved certifying organization whose curriculum includes a minimum of 240 hours of formal classroom training. Human Resources will waive the Counselor Certification requirement for licensed professionals (or registered interns) who successfully pass a written examination similar to that administered for Certification. This examination will be administered by the Sonoma County Human Resources Department, and will be designed to measure those areas included in the curriculum required for certification.

 

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