Phoenix House Licensed Counselor in Long Island City, 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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Counselor delivers substance abuse treatment services to clients. responsible for the administration, supervision, and direction of clinical activities involved in establishing a complete treatment environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Handles a caseload, delivering all treatment components to assigned clients; develops and revises individual treatment plans, assesses client progress, provides individual and group counseling, assigns job functions

•Facilitates peer support groups, delivers workshops and seminars (developing new topics, as needed in consultation with the Program Director and Clinical Coordinator), provides and supervises recreational programming, etc

• Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS

• Valid NYS license; LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT

• Master's degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Family Therapy

• CASAC preferred

EXPERIENCE

• Minimum of three (3) years of related experience

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

• Familiarity with regulations governing Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Services preferred

SCHEDULE:

Sun - Thurs OR Tues - Sat / 2 days + 3 evening shifts

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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