Chemical Dependency Counselor

Location: Monticello, NY

FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 

Classification: Professional 

Department: Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange & Sullivan 

Chemical Dependency Clinics 

Reports to: Clinic Program Director 

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Summary: The Chemical Dependency Counselor is responsible for intakes, individual, group and family counseling, may also provide continuing care and services to significant others. He/she is also responsible for the documentation of case records. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  1. Conduct intakes, provide individual, group and family counseling as assigned by the Program Director. 
  2. Maintain caseload and all required documentation. 
  3. Participate in group and individual supervision as required by the Program Director. 
  4. Attend seminars and training as assigned by the Program Director and maintain continuing education as required by licensing agency. 
  5. Attend all staff meetings, case conferences, or other meetings as required by Program Director. 
  6. Responsible for ensuring client fees are up to date. 
  7. Responsible for client scheduling and follow-up appointments. 
  8. Ensure psychiatric needs are met internally or externally including MD / NP appointments and compliance with nursing appointments. 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: 

This is a full-time position. 

Working conditions and physical demands required

The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 


Education and/or experience required: 

  •  CASAC or CASAC Eligible 
  •  Three years’ experience counseling people with substance use disorder and co-occurring psychiatric needs. 
  •  LMSW, LMHC, LCSW a plus 

Skills, Licenses, and/or competencies required: 

  • Chemical Dependency Counselor will maintain full compliance with Federal confidentiality regulations governing substance abuse records as outlined in 42 CFR Part and with the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (45 CFR Parts 160 and 164). 

Job Summary

Chemical Dependency Counselor
Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange & Sullivan
CASAC or CASAC Eligible

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant past experience and qualifications, and state their position of interest and desired compensation. Submissions without this information will not be considered.

Please send resume and cover letter to: