Associate CounselorLocation: Freeport, NY Department: New Hope Schedule: Day shift Shift: Full Time ReqNum: 2465
Maryhaven is a nonprofit, Long Island based agency committed to helping persons with special needs including intellectual disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities, and/or substance abuse/dependence issues to realize their full potential. The agency's purpose is to establish, maintain and operate progressive programs and services which are residential, educational, vocational, and rehabilitative in nature. The ideal goal is the attainment of normalization, in all aspects of life, for each individual we support.
Responsibilities will include:
- Provides chemical dependency counseling, intervention and discharge planning as a member of an interdisciplinary team to adult individuals with chemical dependency and/or mental health problems.
If you are looking for more than a job and want a career that makes a difference in someone's life. Requirements:
- High School Diploma/GED
- Bachelor's degree preferred
- Required to have 350 hours of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Education or a min of 85 hours of Alcohol and Substance Education with at least 2 years full time experience in an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program
- valid NYS driver's license
At Maryhaven, which is part of Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. Due to our extensive network of programs and services, the opportunities for career growth are significant. Come enjoy working with others as you chart your own course for the future!