Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment PA

Great Meadow Correctional Facility
Comstock, NY Full-time
Posted on September 6, 2019

Base Salary: $45,455

Full time provisional position available.

Minimum qualifications:

Either 1. a current certification as a New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC);
Or 2. a current certification as a New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee (CASAC-T) and one year of post-certification qualifying experience;*
Or 3. three years of qualifying experience.*

An Associate’s Degree (or higher) in an approved area** may be substituted for two years of this experience.

* Qualifying experience consists of professional or paraprofessional experience in a program whose primary mission is alcohol and/or substance abuse treatment. The program can be in a hospital, correctional facility, school, community-based prevention/intervention program or other addiction recovery program.

Your experience must include all of the following functions:

• individual or group counseling
• intake/assessment
• treatment planning
• casework
• consultation
• the development of substance use disorder diagnostic impression

Your counseling or casework experience must have focused primarily on the establishment of an ongoing, one-to-one relationship between you and the client, to establish and maintain recovery, and prevent relapse. Group experience must have focused primarily on responsibility for conducting group sessions designed to provide the participants with
services for alcohol/substance abuse problems.

Benefits include Health, dental and vision insurance; NYS Retirement, Deferred Compensation, vacation, sick and personal leave.