DEPARTMENT: Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP)
REPORTS TO: Program Director
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
JOB STATUS: Full-time
Provide flexible, consumer-oriented therapy to assist patients in achieving self-sufficiency and positive treatment outcomes by combining traditional psychotherapy with a practical, problem-solving approach that creates a dynamic and efficient path for change and problem resolution.
Bachelor’s Degree and one year’s experience preferred.
CASAC and 2 years’ experience or equivalent.
Good knowledge of the client, their language, types of abuse, pharmacology of abused drugs, and social- economic influences.
Good knowledge of modern therapeutic methods, theories and practices.
Working knowledge of the system of social service that provides services to substance abusers, including treatment programs, therapeutic centers, and employment/educational opportunities.
Working knowledge of concrete services available and commonly used by clients.
Must be able to maintain the normal standard of ethics, conduct and organization policies in job-related activities.
Essential Functions Statement
Provide assistance to patients in achieving self-sufficiency and positive treatment outcomes.
Help patients identify goals and solutions to problems causing emotional problems and the use of psychotherapy to address mental disorders and substance abuse.
Assist patients in developing skills and strategies to address their issues.
Assess the patient’s needs and develop a treatment plan with the patient that assists in working towards achieving the patient’s goals.
Demonstrate a concern for the short-term and long-term well-being of individuals, couples, families, groups, and organizations.
Engage in program development, advocacy, research, and program evaluation to improve mental health treatment and prevention services.
Maintain caseload, provide individual and group treatment utilizing evidence-based practice focused on daily living skills, harm reduction, anger management, parenting skills, assertiveness, health issues, mental health issues, pre-vocational and employment issues.
Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner.
Develop and update client treatment plans and long term goals. Be prepared for and attend all supervision sessions and team meetings.
Attend all agency mandated training and other learning opportunities as recommended by the supervisor.
Use time efficiently and personally well organized.
Keep Supervisor and Director informed of progress and problems.
Perform other tasks and special projects as assigned by the direct supervisor.
Greenwich House Union benefits as administered by 1199 SEIU include:
Health, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Pension and Retirement, Financial & Social Services, Child Care & Youth Services, Training, etc.
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ABOUT GREENWICH HOUSE
Founded in 1902 as a settlement house to help New York’s increasing immigrant population adjust to life in a new country, Greenwich House today offers a variety of programs and approaches that continue to provide thousands of New Yorkers with health and wellness supports, education and personal enrichment, and skills building and cultural experiences.
Greenwich House stands out as a valuable resource to our West Village neighbors and New Yorkers across the city. Children and young adults are supported through Greenwich House After-School and Summer Camp programs, as well as Barrow Street Nursery School. Artists of all ages take classes at Greenwich House Music School and Greenwich House Pottery. Seniors find community, social activities and supports across our network of senior centers and mental health clinic. Behavioral health services are provided to children and adults through our Children’s Safety Project, Chemical Dependency Program and Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program.
No matter what program, the team at Greenwich House is committed to a culture that ensures that every student, client, family and program participant receives the care and service they need to live a more fulfilling life, and helps to contribute to this unique, caring community.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we actively cultivate a diverse workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to actual or perceived age, race, sex, religion, creed, color, citizenship, sexual orientation, ethnicity, familial status, liability for military service, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity or expression, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other bases protected under federal, state and local laws, regulations or ordinance. For more information please visit our website at www.greenwichhouse.org
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