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Seafield Center, Inc. CASAC Counseling Internship - Fall/Winter 2020 in Patchogue, New York

Title:CASAC Counseling Internship - Fall/Winter 2020

ID:5730-All-1158W

Department:Outpatient

Location:Patchogue

Description

THIS POSITION IS UNPAIDInternship is specifically for CASAC Candidates.Facilities available: PatchogueMAIN FUNCTION:

  • To receive training in chemical dependency principles and techniques by providing supervised direct and/or indirect treatment to those who are chemically dependent and to also fulfill requirements set forth by their educational institution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Interns are trained in group and individual counseling by "shadowing" an assigned counselor and attending all group and individual supervision sessions as wll as other staff meetings such as exchange meetings, in-service trainings and orientations, monthly staff meetings and case conference meeting

  • Provide individual, group and family counseling.

  • Psychosocial assessments.

  • Design and implementation of treatment plans.

  • Reviews of client’s progress toward treatment plan goals.

  • Progress reporting.

  • Lectures, seminars or workshops.

  • Referral source contacts.

  • Participate in case conference for development and review of treatment plan.

  • Attend weekly supervision.

  • Participate in staff meetings.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

Interns are in training through supervision/”shadowing;” our goal is to develop competency in these areas:

  • Intake, Screening & Assessment

  • Referral

  • Treatment Planning & Review

  • Group Counseling

  • Individual Counseling

  • Family Counseling

  • Case Management

  • Client Education

  • Reporting & Record Keeping

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Consultation with other Professionals

  • Age Specific Clinical Skills – Adolescent

  • Age Specific Clinical Skills Geriatric

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Enrolled in an accredited program of social work, mental health counseling, psychology or OASAS education program.
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