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Acacia Network, the leading Latino integrated care nonprofit in the nation, offers the community, from children to seniors, a pathway to behavioral and primary healthcare, housing, and empowerment. We are visionary leaders transforming the triple aim of high quality, great experience at a lower cost. Acacia champions a collaborative environment to deliver vital health, housing and community building services, work we have been doing since 1969. By hiring talented individuals like you, we’ve been able to expand quickly, with offices in Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, Orlando, Tennessee, Maryland and Puerto Rico.

The Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) provides alcoholism and substance abuse counseling services in approved work settings. The CASAC provides comprehensive assessment services to clients who may have substance abuse barriers to employment by applying clinical judgment to determine appropriate treatment needs and levels of care. This includes performing diagnostic assessment, evaluation, intervention, referral and alcoholism and/or substance abuse counseling in both individual and group settings.

Provide integrated care services to the client population at the ACDP clinic as indicated by the OASAS, CCBHC expansion scope of practice
Provide clients with services in the filed as required
Participate in grant related workshops and trainings
Use the grant portals; SPARS to enter any grant required data in terms of service provision, clinical indicators
Develops and conducts group, individual and family counseling on a scheduled basis to caseload clients
Obtain weekly random urine samples according to established protocol
Orients clients about program goals, objectives, rules and regulations, client”s obligations, client”s rights and program operation
Demonstrates knowledge of group work management techniques and uses those techniques appropriately
Demonstrates appropriate treatment planning and clinical intervention
Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate documentation
Provides education and information to the client about alcohol and drug abuse
Maintains and updates referral services and resources that may be useful to our client population; makes referral when necessary and appropriate
Prepare legal monthly reports monthly or as needed


High School Diploma required. Associate/Bachelor Degree preferred
Valid NYS OASAS CASAC  certification required
3+ years experience in OASAS program
Bilingual-Spanish preferred.
Strong leadership, excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to work with a strong team of professionals in a culturally diverse environment
Ability to multitask and work/function in a fast pace environment
Hybrid schedules are available

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*

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