Counselor - Mental Health America of Dutchess County

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF DUTCHESS COUNTY JOB POSTING FOR:


COUNSELOR


Duties:

  • Provide counseling, case management, and advocacy for a caseload of individuals living in OASAS residential treatment service.

  • Timely documentation of progress notes, psycho-socials, treatment plans, discharge planning and other required paperwork.

  • Monitor and evaluate resident’s performance of his/her treatment, educational, vocational, and rehabilitation goals.

  • Assist and oversee residents with self-administration of medication.

  • Administer routine and random Breathalyzer tests and rapid multi-panel drug screens.

  • Conduct routine and random searches of resident’s personal property.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Program Director.

Qualifications:

  • A valid NYS driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

  • Successfully complete a criminal background check review.

  • CASAC-T, CASAC, or minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field of study and obtain professional license within 3 years in one of the following professions: LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, or LCAT.

  • Rehabilitation Counselor certified by the Commission of Rehabilitation Counselor Certification

  • Therapeutic Recreation Therapist certified by the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation or the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.

Full-time, Part-time, Per Diem


Please send resume to kwilliams@mhadutchess.org


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