Substance Use Specialist

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date



New York
New York
United States


Postgraduate Center for Mental Health

Substance Use Specialist – BRONX & QUEENS ACT 

Seeking (2) Full-time Substance Use Specialists on in the Bronx and one in Queens to provide integrated care to individuals and family members on an interdisciplinary team serving 68 adults diagnosed with serious mental illness. 

The Substance Use Specialist is responsible for providing counseling, case management, and daily support regarding substance abuse and co-occurring issues. The Substance Use Specialist is an active member of the multidisciplinary ACT treatment team and is expected to perform client assessments to formulate treatment goals. This includes identifying and recommending treatment services that consumers should receive based on severity of substance use diagnosis and stage of change, establish degree risk for substance use and associated harmful behaviors, and interventions required to promote progress towards recovery. Position involves significant fieldwork and home visits. Services are provided both individually and in group settings. Must be detail oriented, self-motivated, have excellent communication skills and be able to document in an electronic health record. 

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and/or CASAC plus at least 1 year experience in integrated mental health and substance abuse assessment and treatment. 

How to Apply: 

E-mail cover letter and resume as a PDF document or Word attachment to:

In the subject line, please write (spell out) the job title for the position you are applying for (Substance Use Specialist- QUEENS ACT or BRONX ACT). If you do not put the borough of interest in the subject you will not be considered.

ONLY those resumes and candidates whose work experience closely matches the requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. 

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Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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