Catholic Charities Community Services of New York Chemical Dependency Counselor II in Orange County, New York


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Chemical Dependency Counselor II

Location: Orange County, NY

FLSA Status: Full Time, Exempt

Classification: Professional

Department: CCCS of Orange County/Chemical Dependency Clinics

Reports To: Clinic Supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Summary: The Chemical Dependency Counselor is responsible for managing and assisting in client care including intakes, individual, group and family counseling. He/she is also responsible for the documentation of case records.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conduct intakes and individual counseling as assigned by the Supervisor.

  • Function as primary facilitator and/or co-facilitator in-group and family counseling.

  • Maintain caseload and client records.

  • Participate in supervision as required by the Supervisor.

  • Attend seminars and training as assigned by the Supervisor.

  • Provide office coverage when needed.

  • Attend external meetings as assigned.

  • Compile monthly statistics and related data.

  • Responsible for ensuring client fees are up to date.

  • Responsible for client scheduling and follow-up appointments.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position.

Working conditions and physical demands required:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Potential for unpredictable clients or clients under stressful situations that require consistent support.


Education and/or experience required:

  • LMSW, LMHC, MA/MS with three years’ experience in addiction field, or CASAC.

Skills, Licenses, and/or competencies required:

  • Chemical Dependency Counselor will maintain full compliance with Federal confidentiality regulations governing substance abuse records as outlined in 42 CFR Part and with the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (45 CFR Parts 160 and 164).