Bilingual Substance Abuse Counselor
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Post Date: Mar 01, 2024
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $36.45/ Hourly
Location: US - New York - Staten Island
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The part-time Bilingual Substance Abuse Counselor will conduct services within our City Sanctuary Facilities under the direction of our OASAS licensed substance abuse outpatient recovery program. The Counselor will meet with clients individually and in group settings as required.


Conducting educational groups for clients who may not understand their own or their loved ones addictions as well as for clients who are working towards and/or maintaining abstinence, which includes using evidence-based curriculum and focusing on topics such as anger management, parenting, co-occurring disorders, spirituality, men's and women's specific issues as well as general recovery topics.
Conduct detailed alcohol and drug assessments in order to determine immediate and long-term service needs for the development of a comprehensive treatment plan.
Conduct screenings, brief assessments, and intakes which include entering all screening assessment, and intake data into our Electronic Health Record (AWARDS) system with the accompanying progress notes.
Conduct individual sessions, as required, according to the client’s treatment plan and complete progress notes in accordance to charting requirements.
Work as part of a full treatment team which includes counselors, peers, nurse practitioners, medical doctors and clinical director in order to provide the highest quality of service to our clients.


CASAC or CASAC-T with HSD/GED or comparable credentials such as MSW, MHC, LMSW, LMHC required.
Spanish speaking, reading and writing required..
A thorough understanding of the disease of addiction and the impact it can have on the lives of our clients.
Knowledge of motivational interviewing and the stages of change as well as person-centered practices.
Theoretical knowledge of a client’s psychological and physical needs and an understanding of group work practices and principles needed.
Knowledge of OASAS 822 outpatient program a plus.

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