BRC
  • Chemical Dependency Crisis Center
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $25.94 p/h
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

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: Vocational Counselor



PROGRAM/UNIT: CDCC



HOURS: Full-time, 7.5 hours per week

Saturday; 9:00am 5:30pm



DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Meets with individual clients receiving stabilization and rehabilitation services and completes initial vocational assessments; writes up notes, recommendations, and communicates with client's primary counselors for treatment planning; Assists clients in identifying pathways to meeting their vocational goals. Outreach to residents regarding vocational goals; work with job ready residents on resumes.


QUALIFICATIONS: B.A. and 1 year experience in providing vocational assessments. Knowledge of OASAS rules and regulations, and be able to maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation. Bilingual (Spanish/ English) preferred. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.


ABOUT BRC:

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $91 million budget and over 1000 employees, BRC has 29 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents. BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation. BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it. BRC was presented with the Community Impact Award at the New York Housing Conference 45th Annual Awards, recognizing BRC's HomeStretch Housing project Landing Road. Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach. In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work. For more information about BRC, please see our website at BRC.org


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