NYC Shelters - BILINGUAL (Spanish) CASAC Counselor - PIPELINE
SD014
 Queens, NY
  • Provide Counsel to Assigned Clients.
  • Provide clinical counseling services to assigned clients including initial assessment, treatment plan, and discharge planning in accordance with departmental procedure and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in comprehensive interdisciplinary team treatment planning and activities as indicated or scheduled.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines and coworkers as needed in order to ensure client needs are met.
  • Assist in the enforcement of program rules and regulations.
  • Plan and manage the dissemination of program schedules and other information relative to events and activities.
  • Manage telephone inquiries and provide program information, including information on alternative providers.
  • Maintain up to date database of referral information and resources.
  • Refer applicants to alternative services (e.g. Detoxification Units, Rehab Programs, etc.) as needed.
  • Perform all required documentation and data entry for assigned clients.
  • Maintain good working relationships with all staff, clients and visitors
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Participate in Job Training and Education Programs, Meetings and Committees as assigned or indicated.
  • Certified Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in the social services field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language.
  • Knowledge of computer programs.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Experience:

  • substance abuse: 1 year
  • social service field: 3 years

Education: BA required; BSW preferred

License: CASAC