Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS)
March 4, 2021
Trumansburg, New York
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Lisa Ellin


Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS), located in lovely Trumansburg, New York, is a residential treatment program for men that provides clients not only with addiction counseling, but also vocational, recreational, and mental health counseling to support ongoing recovery.

Located on acres of beautiful country land, CARS provides numerous opportunities for clients to be “in nature”, to partake in outdoor exercise, feed the birds, enjoy our gardens, spend time in fresh air, take walks and runs, and participate in outdoor sports (basketball, cornhole, horseshoes, and pickleball) in a safe environment that is conducive to recovery.

CARS offers extensive services designed to help individuals address and overcome a wide variety of addiction-related issues. Program and treatment offerings include Co-occurring Disorders, Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT), Codependency, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Family Counseling, Individual Counseling, and Group Counseling.

As RESIDENTIAL CLINICAL SUPERVISOR for CARS, you will play an integral role in the treatment of individuals working on their substance abuse recovery in this 60-bed residential treatment facility.

OUR MISSION:  To provide evidence-based techniques to help individuals overcome the disease of addiction by a team of caring professionals consisting of social workers, nurses, chemical dependency counselors and more. We build respectful partnerships with clients and their families by working hand-in-hand towards the common goal of recovery.


  • A highly skilled Clinician with a record of solid supervisory experience; Eager to grow and develop a team of talented Chemical Dependency Counselors
  • A creative individual and implementor who has demonstrated the ability to develop and execute excellent clinical programming for clients


Develop team of Chemical Dependency Counselors, provide supervision and guidance, and develop and implement superior programming to be facilitated by your clinical team

Directly Supervise team including Chemical Dependency Counselors, Admissions and Case Management Team, Mental Health Counselors, Psychiatric NP, and Recreation Therapist

Work hand-in-hand with Residential Program Director to develop and maintain meaningful staff development programming for Counseling Team

Collaborate with skilled multidisciplinary team

Be actively engaged in the day-to-day concerns of the facility as  they relate to clinical matters; Provide a solid and consistent leadership presence for clients and clinical team

Partner with the Chief Operations Officer and Program Director to ensure high quality, evidenced based program standards are maintained

Share your expertise and knowledge of the physical, mental, emotional, and social ramifications of substance abuse as well as skills in substance abuse counseling techniques, group dynamics and techniques of conducting psychoeducational and therapy groups, principles of adult learning and accepted crisis intervention techniques

Handle compliance and regulatory issues for Medicaid and oversight Agency (OASAS)

Knowledge and experience with OASAS regulatory compliance is a plus.


  • Master’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, or related field.
  • Qualified Health Professional (QHP) status with at least three years of chemical dependency treatment experience.
  • License: Appropriate NYS QHP clinical license required or equivalent

SALARY:  $60 -$70K/Annual


  • Health and Dental Insurance/Medical Flexible Spending Plan (BC/BS, Excellus)
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off/Holiday Time
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Bereavement Leave

Learn more about us and apply at

You may send your resume directly to Lisa E., Recruiter, at


CARS encourages diverse applicants. CARS is an equal opportunity employer. CARS is committed to a policy of equal employment for all employees or applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

How To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Lisa Ellin, Recruitment Team Member at

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