Addictions Counselor

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  • Saranac Lake, NY
  • $50,000 - $68,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Sierra Johnson
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A bit about us:

Based in New York, we provide Inpatient Addiction Treatment, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, and PTSD Treatment for Veterans, Adolescents, and families. We are looking for an experienced Intake Counselor to join our team.

Why join us?

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Diverse Role
Excellent Benefits
Doing Meaningful Work
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Job Details

  • Associate degree in Human Services or related field.
  • Bachelors or master’s degree preferred.
  • CASAC Trainee (Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor) certification preferred.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required.
  • 2+ years’ experience in chemical dependency programs and treatment services.

Essential Duties:
  • Develop and maintain therapeutic relationship with clients.
  • Actively participate in clinical supervision.
  • Function as a supportive multi-disciplinary team member.
  • Support client retention initiatives.
  • Facilitate didactic lectures related to chemical dependency.
  • Facilitate and document group therapy sessions.
  • Complete thorough admission procedure for clients.
  • Complete accurate and thorough comprehensive assessments and diagnostic impressions.
  • Develop client-centered, behaviorally oriented service plans.
  • Discuss viable and appropriate aftercare planning with clients throughout treatment.
  • Secure appropriate recovery environment for clients upon discharge from program.
  • Provide weekly individual sessions for a client a minimum of 50 minutes in duration.
  • Develop Aftercare plans that accurately reflect client progress.
  • Create discharge summaries that accurately reflect client progress and rationale for discharge.
  • Complete accurate documentation of case management and counseling responsibilities (individual and supplemental notes).
  • Actively pursue CASAC Trainee and/or upper level QHP credential.

Monday – Friday 8-43
Tuesday – Sat. 3-11pm
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Saranac Lake, NY
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$50,000 - $68,000