Assessment Counselor

  • Full Time
  • Paraprofessional
  • Bronx, NY

Position Description

  • Provide assessment and counsel to new admissions as well as existing clients.
  • Responsible for initial screening and biopsychosocial assessment of all new clients that present to the Access Center.
  • Utilization of screening tools to assess for the lowest level of clinical care; along with wrap around services.
  • Counsel clients on the various levels of clinical care and encourage participation to improve all life areas.
  • Work collaboratively with Intake Department to ensure continuity of care for all new admissions.

Job Competency

  • LMSW, LMHC or certified Alcoholism and Substance abuse Counselor (CASAC) preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in the behavioral health field and knowledge of OASAS/OMH systems.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

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