4954A | Substance Abuse Coord
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Brooklyn, New York

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities


Job Info


Make a bigger difference

WORKING WITH US

At The Jewish Board, we don't just make a difference - we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that's been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

IF YOU JOIN US, YOU'LL HAVE THESE GREAT BENEFITS:

* Generous paid time off in addition to 17 agency holidays and 15 sick days

* Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans

* Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness

* Free continuing education opportunities

* 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension

* Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation

* 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program

* Life and disability insurance

* Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Substance Abuse Coordinator provides substance abuse assessments, intervention, prevention and counseling to residents at Kaplan House. Additionally, the coordinator will refer, monitor and coordinate any and all substance abuse services that are provided in and outside of the program for current and former residents.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Completing substance abuse screening for all residents; Orientating new residents about drug education, prevention and treatment services; Facilitating groups for residents around substance abuse issues
  • Clinical/case management for residents deemed high risk; Collaborating with and educating staff on substance abuse issues as they relate clinically to residents behavior, functioning and risk
  • Documenting individual and group work in all of the manual, and electronic health records (State system, Connections, My Avatar, Alltrac, critical incident reports etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • A Master's degree with the ability to be licensed is required for this role
  • CASAC or CASAC eligible with equivalent experience in the field of substance abuse prevention and treatment a plus
  • Experience working with adolescents and young adults with substance abuse issues

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family : Direct Care [200s]
  • Job Function : Social Workers
  • Pay Type : Salary
  • Employment Indicator : 8854 - Health Care - Professional Svcs - Traveling
  • Required Education : Master's Degree



 



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