Services for the Underserved

  • Substance Use Counselor

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Category
    Treatment Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Substance Abuse Counselor will provide group, individual counseling and case management to chemically dependent clients. Complete all related documentation, including progress notes and treatment plans. Communicate with other staff members as needed and participate in case conference and meetings.

    Qualifications

    • CASAC-T with a minimum of 2 years of chemical dependency experience. CASAC preferred
    • Full CASAC certification must be obtained within the first six (6) months of employment
    • BA required, Masters preferred
    • Knowledge of chemical dependency as a primary diagnosis and related counseling skills for group and individual counseling.
    • Ability to work within in team.
    • Awareness of mental health issues.
    • Assessment and case management skills
    • Good written and verbal communication

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.

     

    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

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