Counselor Level I - #19647961

Credo Community Center for Treatment of Addictions

Date: Jun 10, 2021
City: Cape Vincent, NY
Contract type: Full time
Credo Community Center for Treatment of Addictions

Provide a full array of individual and group rehabilitative services to persons adversely affected by chemical abuse or dependency in an outpatient setting. Provide supervision to assigned clinicians.

Full Time, Non-Exempt/ Hourly

Rotating 5 Week Schedule

  • Week 1-3: M-F 8AM-4:30PM

  • Week 4: M-W 8AM-4:30PM ,Thurs 8:00AM-1:00PM, Sat 8AM-8PM

  • Week 5: Sun 8AM-8PM, Mon 8AM-1PM, W-F 8AM-4:30PM

. Requirements:

Minimum Job Qualifications:

College Graduate/equivalent experienceAndCASAC-T/CASAC or demonstrated progress obtaining your CASAC-TAndSupport a Person-Centered ApproachAndMust subscribe to a Professional Canon of Ethics

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain Standards that apply to Confidentiality and 42 CFR/HIPAA

  • Must be knowledgeable and able to demonstrate the Canon of Ethics, healthy professional relationships and boundaries with clients and co-workers

  • Work up to an average case load of 5 for residential, 25-35 for OP; can be adjusted to reflect other duties

  • Have a solid understanding of addictions treatment and regulations

  • Conduct an average of 20 individual billable sessions per week

  • Facilitate a minimum of 2-4 groups per week

  • Clinical services are provided within Credo approved best practices and meeting quality expectations

  • Using approved tools, evaluate/assess and recommend treatment for clients

  • Maintain client records per OASAS standards and agency policy and procedures

  • Complete all recordkeeping in a timely manner

  • Provide individual and group activity, counseling and didactic sessions

  • Participate in clinical supervision at least bi-weekly and comply with directions

  • Utilize ATTC’s Performance Assessment Rubrics as a tool for assessing and developing clinical competencies to meet the Proficient Counselor standard as a minimum

  • Ensure the delivery of prompt medical attention in cases of illness or accident, report any such incidents to the Program Director/Supervisor, complete untoward incident reports and documentation as required Utilize the On-call system as needed

  • Obtain breath and urine samples for AOD testing

  • Participate in record reviews

  • Attend and participate in relevant training while pursuing/maintaining CASAC

  • Attend staff meetings, in-service and conference/trainings as assigned

  • Convey information inter/intra agency

  • Be sensitive and responsible to public relations within the community

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Maintain basic knowledge of the physical plant

  • Supervise and participate with residents during recreational, vocational and educational activities including meal preparation, cleaning, hygiene, nutrition and daily chores

  • Utilize program consumables and supplies cost effectively

  • Transport residents to appointments and activities as needed

  • Safeguard, monitor and distribute residents’ medication as prescribed

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of personnel so classified.

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