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Part-Time Outpatient Substance Abuse Counselor

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Outreach
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Brentwood, NY
New
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Published 17 days ago

Exciting. High-energy. Rewarding.  

Outreach is seeking a qualified candidate for the Part- Time Substance Abuse Counselor position in our Outpatient programs located in  Long Island. The Counselor is responsible for the delivery and implementation of supervision, support and clinical services to a population of chemically dependent clients with co-occurring and mental health problems.  

*We have several similar opportunities throughout Outreach's several units. All openings are listed here *


What You Will Do:  

· Provide various outpatient mental health services with the goal of patient recovery.  

· Conduct intakes and monitor individual, group, and family therapies.  

· Develop service plans and conduct reviews as needed throughout the duration of treatment.  

· Provide mental health assessments, counseling, referrals, and intervention services.  

· Complete and maintain documentation according to federal and state guidelines.  

· Other duties as assigned. 


Who You Are:  

· CASAC-T, CASAC, LMSW, LMHC OR LMFT  

· 2-3 years of experience within the behavioral health or substance abuse disorder field 

· 1-2 years of experience working in in an OASAS funded facility a plus 

· Bilingual Spanish a plus

· Action-oriented, adaptable, and innovative approach to program planning. 

· Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people. 


At Outreach, we enjoy a strong work-life balance, excellent benefits, and ongoing professional training. Our enthusiastic employees love what they do and the positive impact they make every day.  

Our employees are the reason Outreach ranks among the most respected health and human services providers in New York City and Long Island. In fact, we have been named one of the “Best Companies to Work for in New York” a total of nine times since 2010.  

Communities throughout Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island turn to Outreach for a vast array of treatment and training needs. We customize our services to increase our access to a wide range of individuals and groups including Families, Justice System, Aspiring Professionals, EAPs/MAPs and Community Members. Outreach’s treatment services are licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and employ best practices in line with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services’ (SAMHSA) indicators of quality treatment.  

An EEO employer, we enjoy exceptional workforce retention – many of our employees have been with Outreach for 10 years or more, some starting as part-timers and now working in full-time senior management.  

 Adding to our outstanding benefits, some members of Outreach’s clinical and professional staff may be eligible for student loan forgiveness and repayment plans for persons working in public service, education, and health care, including the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) Plan, or the New York State Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness (LSWLF) Program. Outreach’s NYC outpatient programs are also approved for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Substance Use Disorder Loan Repayment program, for eligible clinicians.

 Outreach embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.

Exciting. High-energy. Rewarding.  

Outreach is seeking a qualified candidate for the Part- Time Substance Abuse Counselor position in our Outpatient programs located in  Long Island. The Counselor is responsible for the delivery and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
Brentwood, NY, USA

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