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325 Riverside Drive
Minimum Qualifications Current Certification as a New York State Credential Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC); OR Certification as a New York State Credential Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee (CASAC-T) and 1 year of post certification qualifying experience; OR 3 years of qualifying experience.
**An Associate’s Degree (or higher) in approved area may be substituted for 2 years of this experience.
**Approved associate’s or higher degree areas for this examinations are: anthropology, audiology, child development/family relations, community mental health, chemical dependence administration, correctional studies, counseling/guidance, criminal justice, education, gerontology, health administration, health education, human services, nursing, nutrition, pastoral counseling, psychology, public justice, rehabilitation counseling, religious studies, social work, sociology, special education, speech pathology, therapy (including art, dance, drama, music, occupational, physical and recreational) and vocational counseling.
Duties Description You would provide ongoing treatment services to inmates with substance use disorders. You would develop treatment findings and conclusions based on an admission and comprehensive evaluation; establish a substance use disorder diagnostic impression; develop and implement a person-centered treatment plan for each assigned inmate; continually evaluate and document the level and quality of participation and progression towards reasonably applied goals for each inmate; and provide services to ensure successful treatment. You would be responsible for all mandatory treatment recording.
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