Title: CASAC - Counselor
Program: The Recovery Center
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of Counselor include but are not limited to the following activities:
Conduct substance abuse assessments; development of treatment plans for assigned caseload.
Provide individual counseling to twenty (20) to thirty (30) clients per week; case management as needed.
Facilitation of substance abuse education groups, relapse prevention groups, anger management groups, and/or life skills groups.
Documentation of all client contact in compliance with OASAS and DMH regulations. Documentation completed within OASAS timeframes.
Attend and participate in all staff and team meetings, and in-service training; case consultation with interdisciplinary staff.
Completion of caseload reports to NYC HRA STARS system and NYS OASAS Vocational Rehabilitation, and NYS Department of Probation programs; completion of OASAS PAS Admission and Discharge forms.
Identification and outreach to possible referral sources to recruit new clients to the clinic.
*** Saturdays and evenings required***
Bachelor’s degree, or
New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse certificate (CASAC), or CASAC-eligible.
Must be able to provide CASAC number or proof of CASAC-eligible status.
Minimum two (2) years’ experience providing direct care to individuals with alcohol and substance dependence; experience with homeless and forensic adults;
Five (5) years uninterrupted sobriety is required for candidates who are themselves in recovery.
Good writing skills are essential.
ComputerLiteracy: familiarity with OASAS documentation requirements.
To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: email@example.com