San Diego Center for Change program is a court-supervised, comprehensive treatment program that provides services to non-violent drug offenders referred by probation and parole. This is a voluntary program which includes regular court appearances before the Drug Court Judge. Treatment includes drug testing, individual and group counseling, and regular attendance at self-help meetings. San Diego Center for Change program is gender responsive and culturally sensitive, and offers services for clients with co-occurring disorders.
Mental Health Systems is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to delivering innovative mental health, substance abuse, supportive housing, veteran, and recovery services. MHS provides over 75 broad-ranging programs that offer safety-net services and employs over 800 dedicated individuals across 6 California counties; Contra Costa, Fresno, Kern, Kings, San Bernardino, and San Diego.
For 40 years, Mental Health System’s client-centered, strengths-based solutions have been designed to offer comprehensive, culturally competent programs that embody our core values of Excellence, Hope, Action, Innovation, Integrity, and Dignity. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities impacted by behavioral health challenges. MHS has a commitment toward reducing stigma and improving access to care using the principle of “whatever it takes”.
This position provides substance abuse counseling, case management and education services. Counselors interact with participants on a day-to-day basis providing individual and group counseling and education, as well as engaging in rehabilitation activities from time-to-time. Counselors provide substance abuse recovery skills and information and leadership necessary to provide participants with the ability to recover from substance abuse addiction.
Recovery Advocate must meet one of the following: