Addiction Counselor, CASAC-T: OASAS Outpatient Clinic
Feb. 23 2023

Addiction Counselor, CASAC-T: OASAS Outpatient Clinic

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

POSITION: Addiction Counselor, CASAC-T: OASAS Outpatient Clinic


Full time positions are available with an excellent benefits package providing quality evidence based clinical services to individuals with co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorders

Standard work schedule of 37.5 hour work week, M-F, with flexibility as needed between the hours of 8:30-6:00.

The Neighborhood Center’s human service roots date back to 1905, when the agency began as a settlement house assisting immigrants. Today, the agency provides a full range of outreach, preventative, developmental and therapeutic human services for over 20,000 individuals in the local and surrounding communities.

CULTURE OF SUPPORT: Join a dedicated and supportive team providing crucial services to our communities.

Job Description: The mission of The Neighborhood Center Outpatient Program is to treat, promote and empower individuals on their road to their recovery from the effects of substance use, mental health disorders, and/or other behavioral healthcare issues. The Addiction Counselorwill work on a Full-Time basis at The Neighborhood Center Outpatient Program.


  • Maintain a case load of patients seeking treatment from the effects of substance use and/or mental health disorders.
  • Perform essential counseling responsibilities including screening, intake and orientation, assessment, evaluation and intervention, treatment planning, referrals, crisis intervention, counseling, group therapy, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping.
  • Completes required client documentation both electronic and paper (as necessary), adhering to applicable OASAS procedures and confidentiality regulations.
  • Monitor patients’ compliance with treatment goals.
  • Participates in program, administrative and clinical committees as assigned.
  • Relate effectively with staff, clients, and community while upholding confidentiality requirements.
  • Maintains relationships with vocational, educational, social services, probation, parole, referral agencies and other community agencies associated with client rehabilitation to ensure continuity of services.


  • Associate’s Degree in a human service field with minimum of CASAC-T required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a human service field with demonstrated steady progress towards QHP status (CASAC-T or enrolled in a MSW or Mental Health Counseling Masters or equivalent licensure-oriented program).
  • One year counseling experience preferred.
  • Equivalent alternative combination of education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirements.
  • Knowledge of addiction/recovery, behavioral health, self-help group process and principles of counseling.
  • Proficiency with basic computer applications.


Job Type: Full-time


  • Monday to Friday


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Utica, NY 13501: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)



  • Associate (Required)



  • mental health and substance use disorder: 1 year (Required)



  • CASAC-T (Required)


Work Location: One location

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