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The counselor will provide individual and group counseling and case management to individuals receiving integrated substance abuse treatment and primary care services at the Montefiore Medical Center. Provision of substance abuse counseling to individuals, groups, and families. Counseling focusing on building motivation, educating, planning crisis intervention, relapse prevention and aftercare. Perform preliminary screening regarding mental health needs of patients on caseload (i.e. presence of psychiatric symptoms, suicidality, homicidality etc.) Maintain required records on patients and updates progress notes as required.  Ensures clinical chart   contains necessary information regarding patient's status and other information required by the program policies and regulatory agencies.  Completes all required forms and treatment plans.May perform other duties as assigned.  Bachelor's degree required.  This is a Grant Funded position.
Education and Requirements:
Must have one of the following licenses or certifications at all times in order to work:
1)Bachelor's Degree with CASAC
2) Bachelor's Degree with CASAC-T
3) MSW with license or limited permit
4) MHC with license or limited permit
5) MFT with license or limited permit 
6) CAT with license or limited permit
Computer skills, including the ability to type 25 wpm and to utilize Outlook and Microsoft Word.  One year of experience in addiction counseling.


Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 260 East 161st Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 7:30 AM-3:30 PM Req ID: 98746 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



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