CASAC 2 – Bi-lingual
Counseling Services of New York LLC – Bronx, NY

$48,000 – $53,000 a year

Counseling Services of New York (CSNY) is an OASAS (New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services) licensed 822 non-intensive outpatient chemical dependence program in the South Bronx.

CSNY is hiring a full-time on-site CASAC 2’s to work the following unique schedule:

Mondays through Fridays, 11:00AM to 7PM, Monday through Thursday, and 10AM to 7PM Friday…with 60 minutes for lunch (off clock). 36 hours total a week.

This position is hourly and includes overtime compensation for any hours worked per week over 40 hours. This position includes the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain caseload of approximately 20 clients.
  • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to OASAS regulatory guidelines for “822” outpatient clinics.
  • Develop individual Treatment Plans and attendance agreements for assigned clients.
  • Obtain all necessary consents from assigned clients.
  • Complete treatment plan updates for assigned clients within designated time frames, per regulatory requirements, focusing on progress toward treatment plan goals and objectives
  • Provide individual and group counseling, per program’s curriculum and individual clients’ treatment goals and objectives.
  • Monitor attendance of assigned clients, per individual attendance agreements.
  • Provide telephone and written outreach to assigned clients, as needed, to address attendance concerns; document all such outreach accordingly.
  • Communicate with referral sources (e.g., parole officers, probation officers, etc) to share information about assigned clients’ participation in treatment, as well as progress toward treatment goals and objectives.
  • Write letters to courts for court-mandated clients, as often as needed, to provide court with updates regarding assigned clients’ progress toward treatment goals and objectives.
  • Ensure assigned clients submit toxicology specimens as often as indicated in individual treatment plans; monitor lab results and report problematic results to referral sources, as needed.
  • Participate in weekly Case Conferences, as well as periodic Utilization Review and Incident Report review committees.
  • Utilize CSNY’s Electronic Medical Record (“Welligent”) program for all documentation.
  • Assist co-counselors with individual counseling for other clients (i.e., not on own caseload), as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications must include at least one of the following:

  • CASAC 2 (credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselor) who has a current valid credential issued by the Office, or a comparable credential, certificate or license from another recognized certifying body as determined by the Office)
  • Bi-lingual (English and Spanish)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $48,000.00 /year

Job Location:

  • Bronx, NY

Required experience:

  • addiction counseling: 2 years

Required language:

  • Spanish and English

Required license or certification:

  • CASAC 2

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $48,000.00 – $53,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Master’s (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location