Substance abuse Counselor/ Direct Care Supervisor (Current Employee) – Pittsgrove NJ – June 9, 2016
Very productive place to work. Family environment and a lot of experience can be obtain. Advancement is available. Day Top allows and supports education and any goal. Most of the people that work together are very supportive of each other
family like environment. competetative compensation. Alot of vacation time
sometimes no breaks, very stressful environment at times
Re-entry Clinical Counselor (Former Employee) – Far Rockaway, NY – December 12, 2016
Worst place to work. The administration was horrible, the counselors let the residents do what they wanted. Many of the good counselors either left or got fired for something the resident accused them of.
Administrative Support (Former Employee) – New York, NY – April 8, 2016
Enjoyed being part of an organization that help to save lives. The people were wonderful to work with. I enjoyed seeing the results of what we did in the faces of the people that whose lives were changed.
I watched over the patients overnight. I was responsible for their safety overnight. It was third shift and I worked alone the majority of the time. I organized and oversaw activities for the patients until it was lights out. Signed for food deliveries. I'm sorry the company went out of business
the patients, the hours and feeling of accomplishment
Adolescent Counselor (Former Employee) – Hartsdale, NY – October 20, 2015
The day goes smooth when all co-workers are present. Can get difficult when a co-worker is out. I worked in an outpatient setting with a school teacher and another adolescent counselor. When the other counselor was out, the work-load fell upon myself and the school teacher. This was a regular occurrence and the result was chaotic at times.
I learned a lot and gained experience working with adolescents.
Senior Counselor - Intake Coordinator (Former Employee) – Redwood City, CA – April 8, 2015
Cannot say enough good about this organization. I gave them 7 of the best years of my life and they made sure they were the best years of my life. Like any "family", there were relationships to navigate, love, and sometimes "deal with". I learned a tremendous amount about myself, the drug/ alcohol field, management practices, clinical counseling, and self-nurturing. Thank you, Daytop, (Our Common Ground)!!!
Start dates were actually 8-1988 thru 3-1993 and then 1999-2000.
Great program, and great leadership.
It's learning a whole new culture, and that takes commitment.
Computer Technician (Current Employee) – New York, NY – July 30, 2014
A typical day was always different but always with the same "Good Morning" to all my co-worker, with my coffee in my hands and always early, I went directly to my work cubicle. sat down and i start reviewing my emails, prioritizing my duties, I used to check the emails sent directly to my to evaluate it's priorities. After I opened the ticketing system to review any technical issue waiting to be resolve. If one problem need my attention immediately, I make contact with the affected user to help him/her to resolve the problem. I used to work in a multitasking environment. For the hardest part of the job is when a user can not finish his/her work because those technical problem. But we always looking for a solution. The enjoyable part of the job is when I helped to resolve a technical issue in a low level or high level priority list...
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) – New York, NY – March 11, 2014
Productive, busy, multitask, time management, teamwork. Assisting co-workers and clients in any way possible. Most importantly, at the end of the day that you have accomplished the various daily assignments by doing your best.
Maintenance and Kitchen Worker (Former Employee) – Queens, NY – August 9, 2013
Mopped, swept, and tidied facility, including kitchen area, Disposed of garbage properly and in a timely manner Prepared breakfast using grill, Took inventory of food; unloaded and organized food deliveries. great place and good co-workers
counselor (Current Employee) – Upstate and downstate – November 12, 2012
worst experience of my professional career. Management is ego maniacal, narcissistic and incompetent.Place is in bankruptcy and failing. Forget the sales pitch about rebounding, Its all BS. Clients sell drugs and theft and prostitution are rampant. Prediction thay will close in a year.
Clinic Representative (Former Employee) – New York, NY – November 8, 2012
• Record and confirm client information within two scheduling systems while conducting an interview/intake process. • Collect and proofread all information pertaining to financial records, insurance eligibility, health services coverage, Self/co-pay agreement, with minimum amount of accounting performed. • Organized contracts, encounters, reports, and bills to ensure company imbursement for services rendered to clients. • All data was entered in Millipro scheduler to bill claims by ICD-9/CPT codes for substance abuse facility providers.
I worked in NJ, so I know there are differences. The management team is supportive but you need to be assertive. The NJ location has grown in many ways. It is much more "clinical." The TC aspects are weaker but there are more co-occurring clients. Overwhelming, of course, that's SA treatment field. Under staffed? mostly. Pay and benefits are competitive. It's hard to advance though.
Substance Abuse Counselor (Former Employee) – Far Rockaway, NY – October 18, 2012
A typical day for me gets under way at 8:00AM with staff supervision; Then scheduled individual, and educational group therapy. I then do my documentations such as progress notes, treatment plans along with monthly notes as they are due.
What I learned is how to manage my time with the purpose of allowing me to complete all documentations by the end of my workday.
Management allowed me to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively.
My co-workers helped create a healthy place to work therefore creating a good work environment.
The hardest part of the job is connecting all aspects of the chart work to be comprehensive. The most enjoyable part of the job is the client accomplishing their goals and objectives.
clinical rep (Former Employee) – n/a – September 15, 2012
Worked there a short three months. Was set up by management to be fired. One thing I wil say is if you decide to work there, be careful,and do ONLY what your job description permits.Nothing more, or they will take credit for it.
Very productive ,friendly with great environment. Excellent hands on training for employees who which to continue work in medical field.
Secretary (Former Employee) – Bronx, NY – July 24, 2012
Obtaining schedule pt. charts ,stocking rooms,data entry. Learned how to obtain insurance approvals. Great management very patient and understanding. Friendly overall. Hardest part of the day would have to be the 50+ calls but I'm a pro to that now. The best part of the day was creating new charts for pt.
having to go to the second office. which was like 22 miles away.