Phoenix House Clinical Assessor in Dallas, Texas

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.

(Full-Time) Reporting to the Program Director, the Clinical Assessor is responsible for ensuring that clients are referred to the appropriate level of care by screening, interviewing, scheduling, and completing assessments and completing the intake process with clients and their families both on site and in the field.

SCHEDULE:

  • Variable – Daytime, Evening, and Weekends

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • LCDC intern, LPC intern, LMSW, or LMFT intern and Degree in related field

  • LCDC, LPC, LCS, LMFT preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • One or more years counseling experience which include providing assessments or admissions for substance abuse or mental health services, preferably with adolescents

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills with adolescents, team members, parents and external constituents.

  • Acute perception of people's attitudes, characteristics and behavior patterns

  • Strong crisis management, conflict resolution and anger management skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office products and experience utilizing web-based programs

  • Good organization and time management skills

  • Strengths-Based treatment modality or chemical dependency services experience is preferred

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment

  • Ability to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with clients

  • Ability to model positive behavior.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in both Spanish and English preferred

  • Must maintain a valid TX Drivers’ License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy.

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, 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