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Substance Abuse Counselor

Bronx, NY

Posted: 05/09/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38160 Compensation: 22.00

Job Description

Job Overview - Substance Abuse Counselor:
Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of those struggling with substance abuse? We're looking for a dedicated Substance Abuse Counselor to join our team in Bronx, NY. You'll be providing critical assessments, counseling, and referrals to help clients on their path to recovery.

Location: Bronx, NY
Compensation: $22/hour 
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday to Thursday

Responsibilities as the Substance Abuse Counselor:
  • Conduct initial and annual substance abuse assessments.
  • Develop and revise comprehensive service plans with clients and staff.
  • Provide individual and group substance abuse counseling.
  • Offer advocacy and referrals to community-based substance abuse programs.
  • Document all services provided in a timely manner.
  • Participate in training, workshops, seminars, and case conferences.
  • Arrange for in-patient substance abuse treatment.
  • Educate clients and staff on harm reduction techniques.
Qualifications for the Substance Abuse Counselor:
  • 3 to 5 years of substance abuse counseling experience.
  • Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) or CASAC-T, or LCSW.
  • Experience with individuals with HIV/AIDS, chronic mental illness, and/or chemical dependence is a plus.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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