Company Description: Daytop is a non-profit organization that helps adults and adolescents address the multiple issues stemming from both substance abuse and mental health conditions. We operate a network of integrated outpatient programs for adults and adolescents, in every borough of New York City and in Suffolk, Westchester and Rockland Counties. For those requiring a more intense treatment experience, Daytop provides a vast network of inpatient treatment facilities that are tailored to particular age groups and genders.Job DescriptionDaytop is looking for a Counselor #2 to join our team. This position will provide behavioral counseling and education to an adolescent substance abuse population.Principal Responsibilities: Adhere to ASAM placement criteria. Assess residents using Daytop assessment tools. Conduct discharge planning as assigned. Facilitate crisis intervention as needed. Adhere to Licensure and Accreditation Standards vis-a-vie clinical coverage. Adhere to multidiscipline treatment recommendations that are incorporated into treatment plans. Participate in and take a leadership role in Treatment Plan Reviews & Case Conferences. Participate in and lead didactic program (seminars) incorporating age appropriate topics. Facilitate group and individual counseling as directed by Clinical Director or his/her designee. Facilitate family sessions as directed by Clinical Director or his/her designee. Facilitate Encounter Groups. Conducts Morning Meetings. Serve as back-up' personnel in the absence of other staff to conduct body screens, medication supervision, or urine collection.
CASAC Certification 2+ years related experience in adolescent counseling and case management Passion to work with adolescents. Good oral/written communication skills necessary Bachelors Degree Preferred
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