Fresh Meadows - NY Full Time 2 weeks ago

A Long Island health services company is currently seeking a licensed professional to join their staff as their new Substance Abuse Counselor. In this role, the Substance Abuse Counselor will be responsible for providing emotional and administrative support to clients in either individual or group settings.

Responsibilities:

The Substance Abuse Counselor will:

  • Assess nature of clients’ situations by interviewing and reviewing personal history
  • Develop and execute individual treatment plans
  • Determine appropriate milestones to gauge client progress
  • Communicate client updates to all relevant parties
  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and programs
  • Maintain accurate client documentation

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of previous experience in Social work, Counseling, or other related fields
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in a related field
  • Valid/current Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Previous experience working with the Substance Abuse and/or Behavioral Health population
  • Computer savvy
  • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized

 

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