ADP Team Supervisor-Practitioner
The County of Santa Barbara Alcohol and Drug Program (ADP) is an integrated department within the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services (ADMHS) agency. County ADP is responsible for the management and oversight of the entire alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention and treatment continuum of care within Santa Barbara County. Though primarily an administrative office, County ADP staff are also called upon to provide direct clinical services including but not limited to screening, brief intervention and referrals to treatment for clients and or their families in need.
THE POSITION: Under direction of the Alcohol and Drug Program Manager in the Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health Services Department, provides administrative supervision and, within the scope of their licensure and/or area(s) of expertise, clinical supervision, for a team providing assessment, treatment, and rehabilitative services to individuals with serious mental illnesses and co-occurring conditions; provides treatment services directly to clients; supervises the staff and daily operations of an administrative/prevention services or treatment services unit; administers and coordinates intern and/or staff training and development programs; provides professional consultation services to local communities, agencies, coalitions, and contract service providers; and performs related duties as required.
The Ideal Candidate will possess administrative and clinical skills, and desire to administer programs more than provide direct clinical services. He/she will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable researching complex data, meeting deadlines and working collaboratively with multidisciplinary administrative and clinical teams.
Incumbents in this class work within a system of interdisciplinary departmental teams and/or contract service agencies providing assessment, prevention, intervention, treatment, and related ancillary support services via an integrated service delivery system to people with alcohol and other drug-related problems, mental illness, and/or co-occurring conditions.
For more information regarding Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services programs please visit http://www.countyofsb.org/admhs/.
1. A licensed MFT or LCSW with the State of California’s Board of Behavioral Sciences and three years of post-licensure experience, including one year of providing or coordinating alcohol or other drug abuse administrative, prevention, or treatment services; or,
2. possession of a master’s degree in a health, social sciences, or closely related field and three years of experience providing or coordinating alcohol or other drug abuse administrative, prevention, or treatment services; or,
3. possession of a bachelor’s degree in health, social sciences, or closely related field and four years of experience providing or coordinating alcohol or other drug abuse administrative, prevention, or treatment services; or,
4. a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.
For non-licensed appointees: Applicants are not required to possess an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AOD) certification at time of application; however, selectees for treatment-related positions in this class must register to obtain AOD certification (pursuant to the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs’ Counselor Certification standards) upon appointment and obtain certification within five years of appointment.
For licensed appointees: Selectees for treatment-related positions in this class are expected to enroll in and complete a department-approved co-occurring conditions educational program within three years of appointment as a condition of continued employment.
You may contact Lyndi Swanson, Human Resources Manager for more information at 805-681-4011. To apply for this position, please go to the following link: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sbcounty/default.cfm