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CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek talented, dedicated individuals who possess a strong commitment to CCA’s mission, including those with relevant personal experience in terms of recovery and/or justice involvement.
Job Summary: Provides counseling services including identifying, screening and assessing clients to determine the need for substance use treatment. Provides referrals to community-based organizations and coordinates care as needed. Responsible for facilitating therapeutic group and individual sessions. Responsible for completing and maintaining detailed OASAS-compliant case records.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Conduct intake interviews, biopsychosocials, and formulate treatment plans and treatment plan reviews
• Perform individual counseling duties which include holding weekly individual sessions with clients, providing referrals to community-based resources, and developing client schedules
• Initiate and maintain client records in accordance with Part 822 OASAS regulations and program requirements
• Ensure accurate and timely data entry of all client information into the agency’s database; utilize electronic health record system
• Facilitate assigned treatment groups
• Perform drug testing as needed
• Prepare monthly updates for court or other supervising agencies
• Participate in treatment team case reviews.
• Consult with other professionals in support of client’s treatment
• Complete discharge documentation as needed
• Participate in in-service and outside trainings
• Participate in potential candidate interviews as needed
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications: LMSW is required; minimum of two years’ clinical/case management experience in working with clients that have substance use disorders is required; experience working with the criminal justice population is preferred. computer literacy (word processing, e-mail, internet research, data entry) is required; ability to use an electronic health record system required; bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration. Our mission is to promote reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.