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Counselor (Dallas, TX)

Phoenix House Dallas, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Reportingto the Clinical Supervisor, the Counselor is responsible for clinical and casemanagement services for all patients and their families. 


  • Variable


  • Performsprimary counselor duties to clients and their families including but are notlimited to development of treatment plans; crisis intervention; group,individual, family and didactic sessions; coordination of treatment serviceswith probation, school, and other referral sources
  • Performsdischarge coordination and planning with necessary referrals anddocumentation. 
  • Promotesand utilizes a strengths-based treatment model for substance abuse treatment.
  • Maintainsaccurate and timely documentation utilizing an electronic medical record inaccordance with the expectations and standards of Phoenix House policy andprocedures, state licensing requirements, and funding/contractrequirements.  Responsible for all otherdocumentation related to the treatment and progress of clients in theprogram. 
  • Attendsand participates in clinical meetings, weekly supervision with supervisor,staff meetings, and other treatment team meetings in accordance with programneeds. 
  • Adheresto ethical and conduct standards as established by professional licensure and PhoenixHouse policies.
  • Providecase management and maintains communication with the treatment team, families,and referral sources.
  • Providecrisis intervention and risk assessment as needed.
  • Mayperform assessments, screenings, and intakes, with patients as required.
  • Mayperform utilization review as needed
  • Multi-lingualcounselors may be asked to conduct services in multiple languages to meet theneeds of the clients and families
  • Attendsall required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and statelicensing requirements, completes all training on time
  • Attendsand participates in program and all staff meetings
  • Adheresto and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as arole model for others


  • AssociatesDegree in social work or counseling/education with LCDC-I
  • Master'sdegree in social work or counseling/education is preferred with LPC-Intern,LMSW, LMFT-A
  • Oneor more years' relevant experience with counseling preferred.
  • Mustmaintain a valid Texas Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance andmaintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy


  • Demonstratedcommitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CAREFor– Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, andForward-Thinking
  • Proficiencyin MS Office systems
  • Abilityto utilize an electronic healthcare record
  • Establishand maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Communicateeffectively with others both orally and in writing
  • Abilityto work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Abilityto establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
  • Abilityto model positive behavior and demeanor
  • Understandingof addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
  • Understandingof patient development and family systems
  • Excellenttime management and organizational skills
  • Abilityto be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, andcollaborative
  • Skillsand ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families ofvarious backgrounds
  • Bilingualin Spanish preferred


Job Location: Dallas, TX

Job ID: 25

Phoenix House

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Join a Great Agency that Offers a Rewarding Career, Great Benefits and Room for Growth!

Since 1979, Phoenix House California has provided recovery and rehabilitation services to thousands of men, women, and teens struggling with addiction and dependency. Our professional, experienced staff provides evidence-based services that help patients draw from their strengths to lead healthy, productive, and rewarding lives. Recognizing the long-term nature of recovery, Phoenix House addresses patients’ behavioral health issues through a continuum of care, including prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery support throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties. Phoenix House California is excited to announce that as of March 2019 we have once again secured CARF Accreditation focusing on quality and results in health and human service.


Dallas, TX

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