L.A. CADA – more job openings

Job Openings:

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Custody to Community Transitional Reentry Program
Monitor (On-Call)
Lead Cook

Allen House
Licensed Clinician
Family Therapist
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

Case Manager (Continuum of Care) – Santa Fe Springs
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor – Santa Fe Springs
Health Educator/ Marketing Social Media Specialist

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor  – Los Angeles

Men’s Central Jail
2 Certified Substance Abuse Counselors – Los Angeles
Case Manager/SUD Navigator

LACADA | substance abuse counselor (downtown LA)


Outpatient and Community Services Department
Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (L.A. CADA) serves multicultural communities throughout Los Angeles County. Our mission is directed toward saving lives, empowering individuals and families, and strengthening communities through patient-centered substance use and behavioral health services. L.A. CADA envisions communities where all individuals can access services to help them achieve personal and family goals and dreams. Our values are expressed through compassionate
service, dedication, diversity, and empowerment with the utmost integrity and professionalism. For  more information, please visit http://lacada.com/2018/.


This position will provide direct clinical services to the patients of the agency’s outpatient population. Such services may include intake and assessments, group, individual, family counseling, crisis intervention, and referrals.


  • A.A. OR B.A. degree in a social service field preferred.
  • Must have proof of a state certification in substance abuse counseling and two years of experience counseling recovering addicts in a program that is licensed by the State of California, Department of Health Care Services.
  • Experience or knowledge with evidence based practices including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and ASAM Modules.
  • Proponent of patient-centered, trauma informed, culturally appropriate, recovery
    oriented system of care.
  • Ability to obtain an “NPI” Number and “C” Number by time of hire.
  • Ability to collaborate with integrated, multi-disciplinary team, behavioral health
  • Attention to detail; ability to exercise good judgment and discretion.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy; including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Valid California Driver’s License and Identification required.
  • Proof of personal auto insurance may be required if position requires driving.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal history background screening (Live-scan), as well as maintain a current First Aid/CPR Certification, physical exam, and Tuberculosis test results.

APPLY: Please send resume to: FAX- (562) 906-1068 or EMAIL-  humanresources@lacada.com

Current L.A. CADA employees who are interested in this position are encouraged to apply by submitting a resume to the Human Resources Department.
CLOSING DATE: Open until position is filled.
Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices meet all Federal and State Regulations.

LA County DHS has an opening for Substance Abuse Counselor

LA County DHS has an opening for Substance Abuse Counselor. The exam (application process) will open tomorrow for applications. Please refer anyone you feel who may be interested.






Eve Rubell, MPH

Senior Staff Analyst

Whole Person Care –LA Department of Health Services

(213) 572-9966


Postdoctoral HIV Research Training Program for HIV Combination Prevention

Postdoctoral HIV Research Training Program
for HIV Combination Prevention

UCLA is seeking Ph.D. and M.D postdoctoral scholars for a T32 training program funded by the National Institute of Mental Health in HIV combination prevention and its comorbid conditions, focusing on novel technologies and reducing health disparities. UCLA offers an intensive and innovative, behaviorally-focused training experience that includes additional academic training, participation in research projects, and professional development, with a strong emphasis on technical writing, grant preparation, and networking. Trainees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of research in Los Angeles, Asia, Africa and South America; major RCTs involving mental health, substance abuse, behavioral economics and health disparities among high-risk populations; and, novel technologies and research methods, including rapid diagnostic testing and social network analysis.

Successful graduates of this training program will
• Participate in day-to-day execution of several projects under the mentorship of a faculty member;
• Present findings in at least one major scientific conference annually and multiple regional conferences;
• Publish at least two first-authored papers annually in leading journals and collaborate on other peer-reviewed papers; and,
• Receive a multi-year grant or career development award and an academic position on a topic related to HIV.

Eligibility: Must be a U.S citizen or a green-card holder with a Ph.D. or M.D.

To learn more about the program and how to apply, please visit the HIV Combination Training page on our website (http://chipts.ucla.edu/).

Center for Health Equity Listening Session in Long Beach – Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Dear Friends and Colleagues:


We invite you and your networks to attend the Center for Health Equity Listening Session scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00pm in Long Beach. Our hope is to engage diverse audiences that can provide a breadth of input, including community residents, grassroots organizers and professionals in the field. Please see the attached flyer in English and Spanish for more information. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/center-for-health-equity-listening-session-long-beach-tickets-39260092995


You can also assist by getting the word out and driving participation to this event, particularly among residents. Feel free to disseminate the flyer(s) to your partners, contractors, constituents, stakeholders, and other networks who work, live, play and worship in Long Beach and Supervisorial District 4. Share on social media (#chelistens / #chejuntos) and through your listservs. Thank you for your support and ongoing commitment to bringing diverse voices to the table.  


At this time I want to acknowledge City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, First 5 LA, Prevention Institute and Advancement Project (new!) for co-sponsoring this session. Your support is critical to this event’s success.


If you have any questions or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I look forward to seeing you and your friends, colleagues, and collaborators at this event!


Please note, parking is a little limited at this site; please arrive early to account for parking.


Warm Regards,



Heather Jue Northover, MPH


Director, Center for Health Equity

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Public Health Administration

313 North Figueroa Street, Room 708

Los Angeles, CA  90012

(213) 240-8427 – direct