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Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC Required)

Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC Required)

ID 
2017-1268
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
9/25/2017
Category 
SACAP

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Overview

Do you want to have an important impact as a CASAC? Become an Assessment Specialist at NADAP and join a dynamic professional team.

The Assessment Specialists work business hours Monday-Friday. Competitive salary and excellent health package including tuition reimbursement , and loan forgiveness program. No More Caseloads and No More Treatment Plans. Be able to plan your schedule and live your life while being a Qualified Health Professional.

 

Program Overview:

SACAP (Substance Abuse Centralized Assessment Program) provides assessment and referral services to public assistance clients who may have substance abuse related barriers to work. Program staff members link individuals to chemical dependency treatment and also reviews progress to assist them in recovery leading to self sufficiency.

 

Job Title:  Assessment Specialist - Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)

 

Job Summary:

A Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) interviews clients referred by New York City’s HRA, applying clinical judgment to determine appropriate treatment needs and levels of care. Our CASACs work with a variety of HRA-identified special client populations, and interact with treatment providers daily.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct one on one assessment on HRA-identified applicants and recipients
  • Determine if treatment is needed
  • Refer identified clients to HRA-approved treatment programs
  • Make clinical recommendations for treatment referrals

Qualifications

  • Must have an active NYS CASAC credential
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a substance use treatment setting
  • High school degree is required, Bachelors is preferred
  • Bilingual is a plus