Substance Abuse Counselor I

Palladia, Inc. 4 reviews Harlem, FL
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Job Description

Palladia is a community of strength, help and hope, where individuals can heal, grow in ability and knowledge, gain steady employment, and stay sober and healthy. Palladia assists New Yorkers struggling with homelessness, HIV/AIDS, trauma, poverty, domestic violence, illness, parenting, the justice system and parole. Palladia is about building a better future for men, women and children. With 29 programs in 25 locations Palladia offers a variety of services that help struggling New Yorkers build safer, stronger and better lives.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Under the supervision of the clinical supervisor, the counselor is responsible for the delivery of substance abuse and relapse prevention counseling services

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Within 48 hours of admission complete a substance abuse assessment form on each client
• In coordination with clinical team develop and implement a substance abuse and/or relapse prevention treatment plan for the client.
• Develop and implement a substance abuse /relapse prevention group schedule
• Provide individual and group counseling
• Maintain chart documentation, paperwork for referring agencies and outside support services
• Escort clients as needed on critical appointments (i.e. court appointments, medical procedures, parole/probation)


ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
• Attend all appropriate meetings, participate in appropriate case conferences, treatment plan meetings
• Supervise clients adherence to program rules and regulations
• Perform various other tasks and responsibilities as appropriate and required
• Perform necessary follow-up on clients’ request for outside appointments, phone calls, home visits. Also responsible for discussing client outside activities as they relate to the clients’ sobriety and or relapse.

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:
• CASAC preferred
• Associate or Bachelor’s degree required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE:
Working knowledge of addiction and relapse process, understanding of mental health and domestic violence issues.
Good group experience, ability to handle crisis situations
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as member of interdisciplinary team
At least two years’ work experience in addiction field in a residential setting
Bilingual a plus

COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Advance computer skills
• Microsoft Office
• Should be able to read documents for analytical purposes such as computer information, electronic charting




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      Former Employee - Porter in Bronx, NY

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