Counselor (CASAC-T or CASAC
Company: Vocational Instruction Project Community Services
Posted on: January 28, 2023
Description:ORGANIZATIONVIP Community Services is dedicated to
changing lives and transforming our community. We offer a continuum
of services to individuals with histories of chemical dependency.
Our client-centered approach empowers people to take charge of
their lives and discover their personal paths to
self-sufficiency.Perks Working for VIP:Dress down FridaysDiscount
on gym membershipTuition reduction rate on continuing
educationAnnual holiday partyAnnual staff picnicMedical/ Dental/
403(B)Transit discount for parking and MTAPlease visit
www.vipservices.org to learn more.POSITION TITLE: CounselorREPORTS
TO: SupervisorPOSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision
of the Supervisor provides the development and management of
coordinated counseling services to ensure optimum services are
provided to clients.POSITION DESCRIPTION: - 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.
- Monitor the collection of urine specimens and toxicology results.
- 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.JOB COMPETENCY: - Certified
Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) or (CASAC-T) .
Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years related experience, or Associate
degree with 2-4 years related experience.Certified Alcoholism -
Minimum of 1 year experience working with the substance abuse
population. - 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.
- Ability to read, write and speak the Spanish language
preferred.VIP Community Services provide equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local
Keywords: Vocational Instruction Project Community Services , New Rochelle , Counselor (CASAC-T or CASAC, Other , Bronx, New York
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