Phoenix House Counselor in Springfield Gardens, 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
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 Mental
Health Counselor for our residential treatment program in our Springfield Gardens (Queens)
- Provide assistance to his/her caseload using
restorative services to foster a successful discharge to an independent living
status; by meeting with and providing 5-6 services, for each of the restorative
services on their treatment plan, per resident, monthly.
- Provide ongoing contact with treatment
providers to ensure a seamless participation of services as he/she follow up
with the psychiatrist, therapist, medical team and pharmacy to ensure that all
medications prescribed are received in a timely fashion while making sure
refills are filled properly.
- If applicable send AOT reports out monthly as
well as follow up with parole or probation officers; including anything Phoenix
House decides is appropriate for this position.
- High School diploma or
working with special needs population/mental health clients
literate with knowledge of MS Word & Excel
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.
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