Substance Abuse Screener
City of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ

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Substance Abuse Screeners conduct court-ordered screening and assessments related to driving under the influence (DUI); substance abuse, sexual offenses, violent offenses, and other misdemeanor related offenses and disorders. Incumbents are responsible for interpreting the results of approved substance abuse screening instruments, determining the extent of substance use/abuse, and making and monitoring referrals to community resources for education and treatment programs. Incumbents are also responsible for interpreting the results of other screening instruments for non-substance abuse offenders. The Substance Abuse Screener is responsible for writing and submitting to the court noncompliance reports, courtroom testimony, and for documenting and maintaining case file records in accordance with Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) regulations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Substance Abuse Screening Supervisor.


Recruitment closes February 11, 2013. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.


$38,771 - $56,909 annually. Appointment can be made above the minimum depending on qualifications.


Two years of experience in the clinical treatment of drug and/or alcohol abuse


a minimum of 120 documented hours of training in the clinical treatment of drug and/or alcohol abuse.

Minimum of 20 hours annually of continuing education in drug and/or alcohol treatment or prevention.

Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science from an accredited college or university.

An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.


Licensure through the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC), and/or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is preferred at time of application.

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