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Primary Counselor (Full-Time)

Company: Hope House, Inc.
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, Hope House is the place for you! If you are seeking a fulfilling career, with numerous opportunities to make a REAL difference in the lives of people, we want YOU!

Hope House Inc. has a reputation as one of the top employers in the Greater Capital Region of New York.

We are seeking a Primary Counselor in our Men's Residential Program that is located in Troy, NY.

Hope House is a substance abuse treatment provider who strives to save lives, recover hope and restore families to those suffering from Substance Abuse Disorder. We are committed to making sure that all staff members feel like they make a difference and are a part of our team!

Position Reports to: Program Manager

Shift: Day Shift

Job Status: Non-Exempt

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Work to develop a rapport with clients, to engage them in treatment and develop a therapeutic alliance;
  • Perform clinical screenings and evaluations;
  • Provide individual, group and family counseling;
  • Provide collaborative treatment and discharge planning;
  • Coordinate and communicate with collaterals including other treatment providers and governmental/regulatory agencies;
  • Effectively communicate with family members and/or significant others;
  • Provide crisis intervention services;
  • Provide case management services;
  • Perform and conform with medication self-administration with oversight duties;
  • Maintain timely and professional documentation


    Education and Experience:
    • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
    • Minimum of a CASAC-T certification required, (Provisional QHP) or CASAC is preferred
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services preferred
    • Satisfactory completion of a training program in the treatment of Substance Use Disorders is preferred
    • Minimum of one (1) year experience in Substance Use Disorder Treatment; OR Behavioral Health Counseling.

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. It is the policy of Hope House to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status

      • 11 paid holidays per calendar year
      • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
      • A generous employee contribution towards your benefits
      • Benefit Buyout option if coverage is waived
      • Company funded Retirement Plan
      • 401k option to further save for retirement
      • Flexible Savings Account offering pretax savings advantage for your uncovered medical and child care expense
      • Vacation, Personal, and Sick Time
      • Company funded life and short-term disability insurance
      • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Keywords: Hope House, Inc., Troy , Primary Counselor (Full-Time), Other , Troy, New York

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