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  • Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 3:49 PM)
    ID
    2018-1518
    Category
    SACAP
  • 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.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    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

     

    • 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

     

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