585-325-4910 info@badenstreet.org

POSITIONChemical Dependency Counselor (Spanish Speaking)


REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor or Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or a closely related field, or qualification as a Qualified Health Professional (CASAC, RN, LCSW) is REQUIRED prior to 1st Year Anniversary.  At least one year’s experience in an alcohol or drug treatment setting is preferred. Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to working as part of a multi-cultural staff to provide culturally appropriate services to a widely diverse client population.  Must be familiar with the most current Diagnostic & Statistical Manual (DSM). Must have valid NYS driver’s license. Bilingual/Bicultural a must.


REPORTS TO: Program Director


DUTIES: This position is responsible for coordinating and providing educational and treatment programs for clients diagnosed with a substance use disorder:


  1. Provides initial and ongoing assessment for clients in order to determine diagnosis and appropriate level of care
  2. Provide educational presentations to clients on various aspects of chemical abuse/ addiction
  3. Provide individual and group therapy
  4. Coordinate client primary care with that of any significant others in family treatment
  5. Maintain client medical records in compliance with Agency and NYS OASAS standards
  6. Make appropriate referrals and provide follow-up
  7. Prepares discharge summaries and other required documentation on a timely manner
  8. Must abide by and comply with all aspects of Baden Street Settlement’s Compliance Program
  9. Perform other tasks as assigned
  10. Participates as a contributing member of an interdisciplinary team in coordination and delivery of client care
  11. Is compliant with regulations governing HIV: NYS Public Health Law, NYS OASAS Regulations, 42 CRF, and other client confidentiality requirements
  12. Maintain coordination with other service providers on a local, county and state level

For more information or to submit your resume please reach out to Hector Diaz @ (585)230-1485 or email: hdiaz@badenstreet.org


Baden Street Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer