CASAC T (Trainee) – Bi-lingual

CASAC T (Trainee) – Bi-lingual
Counseling Services of New York LLC – Bronx, NY

$18-$20 per hour

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 bi-lingual CASAC (formerly CASAC-T) to work the following unique schedule:

Mondays through Fridays, 11:00AM to 7PM, Monday through Friday.

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.
  • Modify treatment goals and objectives, as needed, at every visit in collaboration with clients.
  • Provide individual and group counseling, per program’s curriculum and individual clients’ treatment needs.
  • Monitor attendance of assigned clients, per individual attendance agreements.
  • Provide telephone and written outreach to assigned clients, as needed, to address treatment 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- Trainee (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

Compensation: $18-$20 per hour, depending on experience and schedule flexibility

Job Location:

  • Bronx, NY

Required experience:

  • addiction counseling: 2 years

Required language:

  • Spanish and English

Required license or certification:

  • CASAC (formerly CASAC-T)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Are you bi-lingual in English and Spanish?

Work Location: One location

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