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Clinician / Substance abuse counselor

New York, New York, United States
October 11, 2016

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** ******* ****** ***. ** New York, 10027


Cell: (1-917-***-****


**/**- ******* ******** ***** (per diem) ACI- AREBA CASRIEL, Inc. NY.

Substance abuse treatment plans, placement of LOC for clients/patients that have completed Detox tapers, which are MICA and diagnosis with a mental health disorder and array of health issues. Clients/patients mandated through courts, their employment, doctor and family, which are actively using drugs, and/or have a past history of substance abuse.

06/15- 01/2016 Clinical Supervisor Vertex Bronx, NY

Supervise a team of 9 counselor `6 interims for an outpatient program with clients mandated through parole, and probation. Provide supervision weekly, case conference clients, review charts for compliance. Oversee Marijuana Cessation, Relapse Prevention, Domestic Violence and Anger Management groups.

10/13- 05/15 - Clinician /Case Manager West Midtown Medical Group, NY

Conduct intake /screenings for Methadone maintenance, treatment plans, psycho-socials, transitional discharges, referrals to higher levels of care. Clients mandated through NADAP coordination of care with agency worker to assist patient in their recovery process. Facilitate OASAS groups such as Alcohol Education, AOD, Marijuana Cessation, Relapse Prevention, Domestic Violence and Anger Management. Conduct individual session bi-weekly and case conferences with other team members concerning client/patients progress.

10 /12- 03/15 - (Part Time) Evening Supervisor/ Case Manager Phoenix House, NY

Responsible include supervising staff of seven employees five interims. Coordinate and facilitate groups sessions and individual session as well. Review treatment plans, (ASI) addiction severity index, toxicology report, weekly reports and monitor updates to patient caseloads charts. Facilitate OASAS groups such as Alcohol Education, AOD, Marijuana Cessation, Relapse Prevention, Domestic Violence and Anger Management. Conduct individual session bi-weekly and case conferences with other team members.

07/11 – 03/13- Clinician / Case Manager ARTC, Brooklyn. NY.

Responsibilities include providing services to patients who have a history of Heroin abuse. Intakes/ screenings, treatment plans, psycho- socials, transitional discharges, referrals to LOC, and medical on site services for patients receiving Methadone to maintenance. Clients mandated through their HRA agency, and NADAP which are actively using illicit. Facilitate groups such as Harm reduction, Relapse Prevention, and Men’s group. Conduct individual sessions, IDT meetings to review patients’ progress.

01/10 - 7/11 Career Advisor Supervisor /Case Manager ResCare/ Arbor Inc. NY

Responsibilities entailed supervising CA, s of the case management unit for

clients that reside in New York City shelters that are referred by HRA to a BTW program. Vendor employed by the city to aide clients in job readiness workshops, to assist in ITA vouchers for housing. Ensure that staff conducted EP, s which would assess the client's academic level and to oversee the level of compliance delivered to each client. Duties also included weekly reports as well as individual progress reports on all staff, corrective actions, time sheets and PTO. Dispense daily logs to the staff, and to manage the weekly team meetings and to assign clients to CA s that speak Spanish.

04/08- 12/09 Assessment / Housing Specialist Renaissance Plaza, Binghamton, NY

Canvassing various shelters, drop in centers, and psychiatric hospitals within New York City. Facilitate presentations and instructional meetings with clinical staff, social workers, case managers, and case planners. Outreaching and transporting of mentally ill clients with entitlements of SSI, SSA, and SSD to provide housing in Binghamton N.Y. Responsible for proper time sensitive documentation of clients’ psychiatric evaluations, psychosocial and medical history.

01/08- 04/08 (Temp) Transitional Support Counselor F.E.G.S NYC Link N Y

Intakes of forensic clients recently release from city and states correctional facility.

Screening clients for the NYC Link program. Traveling to various correctional facilities,

Prison hospital wards that house mentally ill clients both male and females.

Maintaining a case load, updating client charts with weekly, monthly progress reports.

12/06- 12/07Group Leader / Case Manager Volunteers of America N Y, NY

Developing and organizing ISP’s. Supervising a staff of 3 case managers along with a caseload of 15 clients. Duties consist of reviewing case manager’s charts and placing clients. Providing monthly statistical reports that are turned over to the Assistant Program Director. Responsible for staff evaluations. Bi-weekly supervision is required. Facilitate groups on topics as housing readiness, stress management, drugs.

04 /06-11/06 Group Home Supervisor II Salvation Army New York, NY

Supervising staff, implementing policy and procedures to ensure facility is in full compliance with O.S.H.A, A.C.S. and state mandate requirements. Meet with supervisor and director to discuss all developments within the facility. Conduct preliminary review of staff to ensure completion of all necessary assessments and related documents in a timely fashion. Update and modify staff schedules. Responsible for maintaining expenditures for household needs, personal items clothing allowances, staff petty cash.


B.S. Human Services-2000 Touro College, New York, NY

M.P.A. Master of Public Administration -2007 Metropolitan College New York, NY

CASAC #23267 Hunter College MSW currently enrolled

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