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Finger Lakes Addiction Counseling and Referral Agency Inc Clifton Springs, NY Full-Time

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The Lead Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for balancing leadership responsibilities and direct care. They serve as part of the program leadership team and are the point contact for routine support and training to assigned techs. The following duties will apply:


  1. Serve as part of the program leadership team, ensuring communication across the team and implementation of policy/procedures.

  2. Provide routine individual support and training to assigned techs, including ensuring clinical supervision/support is occurring at minimum monthly.

  3. Ensure new staff are trained as well as provide routine reinforcement and retraining as appropriate.

  4. Responsible for carrying out treatment planning in milieu.

  5. Facilitates activities of daily living, community meetings, and engagement.

  6. Assists therapists and primary counselors to intervene to help provide therapeutic interventions to foster residents social, cognitive, and behavioral skill development.

  7. Provide transportation for clients to and from treatment related appointments or community activities as needed.

  8. Interface with community support systems, agencies and families.

  9. Report to immediate supervisor any changes noted in any clients’ medical condition, mental status or behavior and then document it on the appropriate paperwork when requested.

  10. Participate in general, staff, in-service, leadership, and supervisory meetings held by the Agency.

  11. Assist clients and assigned techs in addressing issues and challenges by role-modeling appropriated responses.

  12. Assist in teaching the clients about personal care, household chores, daily living, community resources and safety awareness.

  13. Actively participate with the program team in completing proper daily maintenance of living areas including cleaning and maintaining an orderly environment. Assist with light cleaning.

  14. Assist clients with budget, grocery shopping and meal preparation as appropriate to treatment plan level of care.

  15. Support client in goal attainment.

  16. Assurance of safety and security of all clients, staff and facilities.

  17. Perform other duties and functions as directed.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalency. Valid NYS Drivers’ License. Associates Degree preferred.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalency. Valid NYS Drivers’ License. Associates Degree preferred.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type Full-Time

Location Clifton Springs, NY

Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services

Experience Not Specified

Date Posted 03/18/2023