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Licensed Social Worker
Greenpoint, New York, United States - 112222

Are you a Licensed or Limited Permit MHC, MSW, CSW, MFT, CASAC / T?

Are you looking for a meaningful career that will positively impact lives? You've come to the right place...

Outreach Development Corporation

Outreach is a non-profit organization that helps people address the issues stemming from substance use and behavioral health disorders by providing the highest quality, life-changing treatment, training and tools to build healthy lives. Our mission is to inspire individuals and families to achieve a life of unlimited potential by developing and delivering the highest quality evidence-based behavioral health services and training. For more information, please visit www.opiny.org.

Position: Substance Abuse Counselor

Summary of Position:The Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of direct clinical services in a substance abuse treatment setting.

Job Scope:

  • Conducts assessments, intakes and participates in level of care determinations by gathering appropriate data, orienting client to his/her rights and responsibilities and program expectations.
  • Completes necessary administrative procedures for admission to treatment and, as appropriate, assists in development of treatment plan.
  • Facilitates admission/referral to other programs or agencies for clients in need of services not offered at Unit.
  • Provide individual, group, and/or family counseling services in a professional, ethical and competent manner.
  • Manages all aspects of assigned caseload during treatment, with special attention to appropriate levels of care and appropriate clinical interventions.
  • Provide backup coverage in the event of other clinical staff absences.
  • Complete all needed documentation and reports in a timely manner. Informs Program leadership Director, Asst. Director, and/or Coordinator of any problems or anticipated inability to meet deadlines.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings, case conferences and other unit meetings.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with referents and other collateral contacts i.e., Probation, Parole, CPS, managed care, E.A.P.'s, courts, etc. through timely written, phone, computerized or other responses.
  • Maintain communication and teamwork with clinical staff to integrate and enhance clinical services.
  • Conducts toxicology testing, as needed.
  • Exercise due diligence in the delivery of quality care in line with agency Medicaid Compliance Plan and systems of accountability.
  • Ensure communication through the compliance officer and/or the supervisory structure of any violation of non-compliance with the agency's Medicaid compliance plan and personnel policy and procedure.


  1. CASAC, CASAC-T, CRC, LMHC, LMSW, LMFT, LCSW or higher preferred.
  2. Experience working in 822 clinics, as well as community outreach preferred.
  3. Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  4. Flexibility in scheduling, if needed

Position Status: This is a full-time position for 35 hours per week. Flexible in Hours

For this Brooklyn, NY position, the expected salary is $40,000 - $65,000 based on the credentials.