Credentialed Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselor

Rochester Regional Health

Potsdam, NY 13699

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Credentialed Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselor

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Job IDREQ_156926 FACILITYSt Lawrence Health LOCATIONPotsdam, New York


Provides direct evaluation and therapeutic and convulsive services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Provides convulsive services to physicians and medical staff, as required. Acts as a (co-) leader or therapist in a variety of therapeutic activities. Prepares and maintains required reports and case record. Documents daily progress of patients in charts. Plans an implements special in-services and external training programs. Works with courts, lawyers, and probation officials to develop appropriate discharge and treatment plans for patients. Promotes programs and increases public awareness of drug problems by public appearance as assigned. Participates in treatment planning meetings. Discharge planning and placement of patients. Participates in Quality Assurance program. Performs all functions of counselor practice as outlined by NYSOASAS.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: 20 Cottage

DEPARTMENT: Chemical Dependency

SCHEDULE: 7.5 Hour, Variable


+ Two years of college with specialization in chemical dependency or other human services area.

+ Credentialed Addictions Counselor with New York State Credential (CASAC) or CASAC-T working toward full CASAC credential.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of individual and group counseling as applied to the treatment of addiction.

+ One year of full-time employment in an inpatient facility preferred.

+ Two years of continuous abstinence, if recovering.

+ Ability to work with other health care team members, within and outside the institution.

+ Work closely with patients, families, and/or their significant others.

+ Excellent communication skills.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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