Phoenix House Counselor A in Brentwood, New York

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

Phoenix House is looking for a Full-Time Counselor for our residential treatment program in our Brentwood location.

Schedule: Sunday through Thursday with varying shifts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Handle a case load and deliver Restorative Services to assigned clients.

• Develop or revise individual treatment plans.

• Assess the clients progress.

• Provides individual counseling and assigns job functions.

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

• High School diploma or equivalent

• CASAC or CASAC-T in good standing.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum one (1) year related experience in mental health and/or substance abuse setting.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Organized, responsible, dependable, sound decision making, professional boundaries and crisis management.

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Phoenix House conducts background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled