• Chemical Dependency Crisis Center
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $38,278 ($19.63/hr)
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package

Program Description: BRC's Chemical Dependency Crisis Center (CDCC) offers 32 beds of supportive inpatient detoxification services for homeless men and women.  These services are licensed by NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and funded by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  The CDCC program provides medical services, individual and group motivational counseling, didactic health and substance abuse education, and therapeutic activities. In December 2014, CDCC added medically supervised withdrawal services its existing medically monitored withdrawal services, allowing the program to serve clients with a broader range of medical needs.


POSITION:                                       Substance Abuse Counselor



PROGRAM/UNIT:                          Chemical Dependency Crisis Center



HOURS:                                             Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

                                                            Sunday-Thursday- 2pm-10:30pm



DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:     Manage a client caseload. Perform intakes, provide substance abuse counselling, referral, placements, bio-psychosocial assessments, evidence based treatment plans, and crisis intervention.  Run substance abuse groups and work with a multidisciplinary team including MD, RN, LPN, CASAC and LCSW. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:                       H.S. diploma/ GED and CASAC or CASAC-T required.  Knowledge of OASAS rules and regulations, and be able to maintain accurate and timely billable clinical documentation. Bilingual (Spanish/ English) preferred. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.


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