The Social Worker shall use psychotherapeutic skills in the provision of clinical and case management services to people with mental illness and other co-occurring disorders, and shall establish and maintain contact with professionals and family advocates in the community for the purpose of maximizing services for clients. This is a PART-TIME (11 hours per week) position working at our satellite office at St. Christopher’s Inn. Read More
CoveCare Center is pleased to announce that Susan Edelstein has joined its management team as Director of Development. Read More.
The Substance Use Counselor is responsible for providing treatment and services in accordance with NYS O.A.S.A.S. 822 Outpatient Treatment Program regulations.Read More
Having worked in mental health services for over 25 years, I have had the privilege of meeting many courageous people who are walking through life, facing challenges head on, combating obstacles to recovery, and being brave enough to tackle stigma by identifying themselves as a “peer.” Read More.
Join CoveCare Center as we honor our CEO, Diane Russo, for her 20 years of dedicated service to our mission. On October 12th, 2018, we will gather at our Annual IMAGINE Award Dinner Dance to celebrate Diane’s contribution to the field of Mental Health in the Lower Hudson Valley. Read More.
The Family Support Navigator shall be assigned to work in the Family Support Navigator grant-funded program. The Family Support Navigator is a part-time position, 17 hours a week maximum, and is directly responsible for meeting with individuals and families in their homes or places of their choice in the community. Additionally, the Navigators will also have a presence in various community settings during the week to be a resource for the community. The expected outcome will be for Family Support Navigators to provide information about resources to help individuals and families connect with substance use treatment facilities, in-patient settings, community-based organizations, self-help and support groups, and managed care organizations so that the appropriate level and culture of care is provided. Read More
While we tend to focus on the effects of alcohol on our younger generation, there is a growing alcohol issue with our senior population. Alcoholism is a rising problem as baby boomers are facing life-altering events such as retirement, losing a loved one, or losing one’s life purpose. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), drinking among seniors age 50 and older is rapidly increasing. In fact, drinking within this population has been growing the most! Read More.
Many children experience traumatic events in their lives that ultimately affect their ability to cope with stress. Lila was certainly no exception. When she entered treatment at CoveCare Center as a teen, her parents had undergone a divorce, older siblings were struggling with disabling conditions including substance use, and the family was experiencing significant financial difficulties. Read More.
The Care Manager is responsible for coordinating services and supports for individuals enrolled in mobile mental health team treating adults 55+, to encourage successful integration into and maintenance in the community. Read More
Many thanks to everyone who proudly showed CoveCare Center’s colors in support of NAMI Putnam’s Stigma Free Walk for Mental Health Awareness! Read More.