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Counselor/Case Manager

Company: Phaxis
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a Counselor/Case Manager with vocational counseling experience? Must have active experience in vocational counseling with mental health and substance abuse clients. We are seeking a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor to work in a Not-for-profit social service agency in Hempstead, NY. CASAC Certification is a PLUS Pay: $25-33/hr Great benefits available Immediate Interviews for Qualified Candidates Job Responsibilities Include: Provide counseling, vocational assistance, and employment services to clients referred at drug/alcohol treatment programs in Nassau County with the outcome of economic self-sufficiency as the objective of the counseling process. Perform client intake to obtain information to initiate the counseling process. Provide on-going individual and group counseling to develop vocational and educational plans based on education, employment background, expressed interest and career exploration activities. Function as agency liaison with vocational agencies such as ACCESS/VR, DOL and One-Stop Employment Centers. Maintain individual client case folders. Consult with family, school, and community agencies regarding client's progress. Travel between locations in which the agency provides vocational services to in Nassau County. Requirements Include: Must have active experience in vocational counseling with mental health and substance abuse clients. CASAC Certification is a PLUS Bachelor's degree in either counseling, psychology, sociology, or otherwise related field with a minimum of two years of experience in the career counseling of clients with alcohol/substance abuse problems and/or clients from other disadvantaged populations; or Master's degree in Vocational Rehabilitation, or related field of rehabilitation psychology; or Master's degree in any counseling or psychology specialization, with one year of experience in the career counseling of clients with alcohol/substance abuse problems and/or clients from other disadvantaged populations; or Rehabilitation Counseling Master's Degree student supervised by a CRC. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, and email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments. Ability to motivate self and work independently. Must have access to car and possess a valid New York State Driver's License. An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Phaxis, Hempstead , Counselor/Case Manager, Executive , Hempstead, New York

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