Counselor - CASAC-T/CASAC Level (Staten Island - Counseling Service YMCA)
YMCA of Greater New York
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Post Date: May 21, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $20.00 - $24.00 Hourly
Location: US - New York - Staten Island
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Salary: $20.00 - $24.00 Hourly
Full-time and part-time positions available.

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The Staten Island – Counseling Service YMCA is seeking a Counselor - CASAC Level who will be responsible for providing care to a designated caseload, including provision of direct individual, group and family sessions, coordination of specialized program services and case management of caseload.

Key Responsibilities:
-Facilitation of sessions including, but not limited to, group, individual, family, crisis intervention, and referrals.
-Clinician will conduct screenings, assessments, determine appropriate level of care, treatment planning, and discharge planning.
-Therapist/Clinician will participate in diagnostic & treatment plan development in consultation with the Clinical Supervisor.
-Coordination of care for designated caseload: completing ongoing reporting, outreach, referrals, and dialogue with professionals working with caseload.
-Professional development: participation in team meetings, individual/group supervision, and identified training opportunities.
-Fiscal Management: attendance management, census administration, retention of cases, family support, fee collection, and outreach presentations
-Conduct urine toxicology screens.
-Maintain superior quality assurance & program quality: contract and regulation compliance, fulfilling clinical standards and best practices. Timely & comprehensively complete all related documentation.
-In absence of the on-site supervisors, will serve as the Manager on Duty (MOD), when requested/approved. When appropriate, serve as the Task Supervisor to interns/volunteers.
-In the absence of colleagues, will serve as alternate Clinician for clients.
-Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:
If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

-CASAC-T, CASAC Provisional, or CASAC (any level) required. MHC, MSW, MFT, MHC-LP, MSW-LP, MFT-LP, LMSW, LMHC, or LCSW preferred.
-Minimum of two (2) years of substance use treatment experience.
-Knowledge of the Criminal Justice, Treatment Court, and Child Welfare Systems.
-Knowledge of motivational interviewing, and trauma informed care.
-Knowledge of mental health, CBT, and other evidence-based treatment modalities preferred.
-Bilingual preferred.

The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members, including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership, and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure, and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.