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Substance Abuse Counselor Ad ID : 774

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Posted: Friday, February 05, 2016
Expires: Thursday, January 25, 2018
Job Title: Substance Abuse Counselor
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY 11205
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
Number of Openings: 1
Annual Salary: from $40000 to $40000
Starting Date: immediate
Education Required: Bachelors
Years of Experience Required: 3
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time: 2 weeks / year
Job Code: NGR-SAC
Options: Health/Dental Benefits · 401k, Retirement and/or Pension Plan · Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave · Life and/or Disability Insurance
More about the job: Skills: * Bachelors degree required * CASAC(or eligible) preferred. * Three years experience with homeless and mentally ill, plus thorough knowledge of substance abuse issues as they pertain to the Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted population. Job Description: Act as a Substance Abuse Counselor on a multi-disciplinary service team in a 97 bed supported Single Room Occupancy. Duties include: * Coordination of internal trainings to both residents and staff in the areas of Relapse Prevention, Crisis Management, Peer Counseling, and etc. * Design activities for those in recovery that support the development of independent living skills. * Carry a caseload of Navy Green residents and perform all relevant activities including timely services plan, reviews, psycho-socials, progress notes, etc. *Document Substance Abuse services provided during all interactions with participants throughout the agency. *Document all activities related to Substance Abuse Counseling and submitting a monthly report that reflects Substance Abuse interventions and outcomes by way of a newsletter * Participate in Utilization Reviews and Incident Reviews * Participate in Intake Committee process for resident applicants and design activities that support the development of independent living skills * Work closely with team of Case Managers, Senior Case Manager and the Program Director to ensure that an integrated approach to the provision of Psych Rehab Services and program activities occurs. * Teach and encourage positive social behaviors, conflict resolution and joint planning of community building activities. * Provide crisis intervention services which may extend to calling 911 and/or accompanying a resident to the hospital. * Provide advocacy and linkage for residents in regard to Substance Abuse treatment and aftercare services. * Creation of agency wide linkages with community providers of substance abuse services such as MICA detox and long term rehab programs. Comments: Submit resume and cover letter with Salary History (attachments as MS Word Documents or PDF please for email responses) to:

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Company Profile and Contact Information 
Company name: Brooklyn Community Housing & Services, Inc.
Company type: Employer
Company Size (number of employees): 100-499
Division : 3
Department: Navy Green
Company Profile: Brooklyn Community Housing and Services (BCHS) is committed to ending homelessness in Brooklyn. Each year, we provide safe and clean supportive housing for more than 1,000 formerly homeless women, children and men. We help them learn how to live productively and independently, with dignity and hope. Our programs provide short-term, transitional and permanent housing, homelessness prevention, personalized case management, mental health care, on-site nursing, vocational training, substance abuse counseling, recreational activities and other vital services.
Company website address: www.bchands.org
Contact email: hr@bchands.org
Phone number: 718-625-4545
Fax number: 718-625-0635
Address: 105 Carlton Avenue Brooklyn New York 11205 USA
Contact Name: Wanda Wu
Preferred Method of Contact: E-mail
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