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The Staten Island YMCA – Counseling Service is seeking Counselors who will be responsible for providing care to a designated caseload, including provision of direct individual, group and family sessions. The incumbent will also be responsible for coordination of specialized program services and case management of caseload.
• Conduct screenings, assessments, determine appropriate level of care, treatment planning, and discharge planning.
• Facilitate sessions including group, individual, family, crisis intervention, and referrals.
• Manage census administration, retention of cases, family support, fee collection, and outreach presentations.
• Coordinate care for designated caseload, including completing ongoing reporting, outreach, referrals, and collaborating with professionals working with the caseload.
• Provide in-home and community-based services as necessary.
• Conduct urine drug screens.
• Maintain contract and regulation compliance, fulfill clinical standards and best practices and all related documentation.
• Serve as Manager-On-Duty and/or alternate clinician when necessary.
• Serve as task supervisor to interns/volunteers when appropriate.
• Provide guidance to the staff in the absence of an on-site supervisor, when requested.
• Manage off-hours emergency cell phone on a time-limited rotating basis, when needed.
• Participate in team meetings, individual and group supervision.
• Participate in & maintain certification for all required EBPs and clinical practices.
• Actively participate in training sessions and designated meetings.
• Disinfect surfaces & workspace items before & after use.
• Disinfect surfaces that clients come into contact with after each session/meeting (& to log the completion of this task).
• Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
• Maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Meet OASAS requirement for Provisional QHP Status. Meet OASAS requirement for CASAC, CASAC Level 2, or QHP preferred.
• Minimum two (2) years of additional treatment experience.
• Knowledge of the criminal justice system, treatment court, and TASC.
• Knowledge of 12-step model, motivational interviewing, and trauma informed care.
• Must be available to Saturdays (required) and days and weeknights, as needed.
• Bilingual preferred.
How to Apply:
If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Counselor – Little Steps Program” to firstname.lastname@example.org
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