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Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:17 AM


About the Job

The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Staten Island YMCA is seeking a qualified individual to provide implementation and documentation of Evidence-Based Programs (EBPs) as well as providing care to a designated caseload, including provision of individual, group, and family counseling.


Deliver EBPs and conduct prevention counseling to clients and their families on and off site.
Conduct screenings and assessments to determine appropriate level of care, treatment and discharge planning.
Document prevention work and other client information in accordance with prevention guidelines, adhering to Census reporting, YMCA of Greater New York, and program standards.
Complete ongoing reporting, outreach, referrals, and dialogue with professionals involved with caseload.
Maintain superior quality assurance and program quality, ensuring contract and regulation compliance, fulfilling clinical standards and best practices.
Perform group and individual counseling at the branch and conduct intake assessments.
Develop and foster positive working relationships with onsite and offsite staff.
Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings and special events.


BA / BSW / CASAC / MSW / MHC degree with psychology, social science or addiction as part of the curriculum.
Minimum 2 years of experience in prevention and/or addiction counseling.
Substance abuse education and knowledge of 12-step philosophy.
Experience working with children and families.
Knowledge of the developmental stages of a child’s physical, emotional and cognitive development.
Excellent organization skills.
We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity. If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please send your cover letter and resume with subject line “Prevention Counselor” to or to:

Staten Island YMCA Counseling Service
Attn.: Cindy Melera
3911 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312



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