Substance Abuse Counselor Salary in Buffalo, New York

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Average Salary for Substance Abuse Counselor in Buffalo, New York

The average salary of a(n) Substance Abuse Counselor in Buffalo, New York is $50,648.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Substance Abuse Counselor in Buffalo, New York is $24.35.

The average bonus of a(n) Substance Abuse Counselor in Buffalo, New York is $856.00.

Job Description:

Advises and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse. Develops program for treatment and rehabilitation of client, using knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse problems and counseling and treatment techniques. Typically requires certification by State or other governing body. Interviews clients, reviews records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate condition of client. Counsels clients individually and in group sessions to assist clients in overcoming alcohol and drug dependency. Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for client. Refers client to other support services as needed, such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services, and employment services. Monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy, and adapts treatment as needed. Prepares and maintains reports and case histories. May formulate and conduct programs to promote prevention of alcohol and drug abuse. May prepare documents for presentation in court and accompany client to court as needed. Less

Advises and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse. Develops program for treatment and rehabilitation of client, using knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse problems and counseling and treatment techniques.... More

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