CAMBA's Atlantic House Men's Shelter located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serves 200 MICA (mentally ill chemical abusing) men.
Position: Substance Abuse Counselor
Reports To: Director of Social Services
Location: 2402 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11233
What The Substance Abuse Counselor Does:
The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to: (1) immediately formulate a plan and prepare clients for permanent housing placement; (2) engage individuals requiring social service assistance; (3) interview and evaluate clients, formulate Independent Living Plans and goals; and (4) locate and refer to appropriate community resources for clients.
Minimum Education/Experience Required
Master's Degree (M.A.) or related field and/or equivalent experience. (A license is required of these Master's Degrees: Social Work (LMSW or LCSW), Mental Health Counseling (LMHC), Counseling/Guidance, Art Therapy).
May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.
May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.
How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to submitresumes@CAMBA.org and write "Substance Abuse Counselor, Atlantic House" in subject of email.
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