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CASAC Counselor in Brooklyn, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2018

Job Description

We are looking to hire several CASAC counselors to work in outpatient treatment centers in either Brooklyn, Manhattan, or Queens.  These positions are all staff roles and come with excellent compensation and full benefits including paid time off, retirement, and health insurance.


Under the direction of the Outpatient Program Director, the Credentialed Substance Abuse Counselor provides group counseling, individual counseling and other clinical support services to clients of the Outpatient Treatment Program.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide group and individual counseling sessions using Evidence Based Practices (MI, MH, REBT) for Day Service patients and family members.

  • Screen, Assess, Intake and Admit new patients using Foothold electronic records system

  • Complete Bio/Psychosocial assessments

  • Develop Comprehensive Evaluations based on information derived from Comprehensive Evaluation

  • Create, with patient, Comprehensive Individual Treatments Plans; identifying specific life area deficiencies and scheduling Evidence Based interventions to address deficiencies.

  • Attend and participate in clinical and staff conferences.

  • Maintain a safe, therapeutic, social environment to further the growth and development of the client.

  • Submit all required documentation (group and individual counseling notes, Treatment Plans and Reviews etc) on time

 Requirements
  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

  • 2-3 years experience in an Outpatient substance abuse treatment setting.

  • CASAC required