Counselor A

Phoenix House Brentwood , NY 11717

Posted 1 week ago

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 personand come from all fields.

We
operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living
the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspectiv e
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.

We are
looking for a full time Recovery Enrichment Counselor to join our Mental Health services
team in Suffolk County, NY. The Recovery Enrichment Counselor will
provide comprehensive psychiatric rehabilitation and support services to a case
load of clients diagnosed with co-occurring disorder through individual and
group counseling, and case management services such as outreach and home
visits.

This position
requires travel within Suffolk County to supported living houses licensed by
The Office of Mental Health (OMH) to assist tenets on the verge of eviction as
a result of substance use, smoking and/or gambling. Candidates must have
a valid driver's license from the state in which they reside and their own
vehicle to use on the job. Mileage will be reimbursed.

Requirements

  • Valid
    Driver's License

  • Use
    of vehicle

Education

  • LCSW in the state of New York

  • CASAC

Requirements:

  • Computer
    skills, including familiarity with clinical and case note documentation in
    an EHR/EMR

  • Strong
    communication skills

  • Trained
    in crisis de-escalation techniques

  • Experience
    conducting assessments

  • Knowledge
    of co-occurring disorders

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled


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