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CASAC/Substance Abuse Counselor 18-0067

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Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth

Canaan, NY

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CASAC/Substance Abuse Counselor 18-0067

Join Our Team, Join Our Family!

We offer a wide-range of rewarding positions which strive to assist and develop youth and families throughout New York State.

Be A Part of Our Mission

As a CASAC/Substance Abuse Counselor at Berkshire you are responsible for providing support and treatment to youth who are in the substance abuse program including working with youth towards recovery by providing initial and on-going screenings and assessments, intake, evaluations, and treatment planning.

How Can You Help

Ability to provide case management and counseling sessions including patient education, crisis intervention and aftercare planning.  Facilitates weekly group and individual therapy sessions.

Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory guidelines including but not limited to licensed outpatient adolescent program, OASAS, and DOH. 

Knowledge of variety of philosophies, practices, models and theories of addiction and other chemical abuse and/or dependence related problems.

Ability to utilize various counseling strategies and develop treatment plans base on stage of dependence and/or recovery.

Handles confidential and sensitive information with extreme discretion, demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA regulations.

Essential Job Requirements

Minimum Associate’s degree or higher depending on Qualified Health Professional (QHP) certification. 

Must be QHP in accordance to OASAS regulations.

Minimum 1 – 3 years of experience working as a substance abuse counselor or in treatment of adolescent substance abuse.

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