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Helio Health Inc. Counselor II - Child & Adolescent Program in Syracuse, New York

The Child and Adolescent Clinic is designed to offer a comfortable and safe space for children ages 0-21 seeking help with behavioral health issues such as: substance use disorders, mental health disorders, and developmental disabilities.

The Counselor II - Child & Adolescent Clinic is located in the Syracuse outpatient building.

Helio Health is dedicated to transforming the lives of those struggling with substance abuse and mental health disorders. We’re dedicated to treating the whole person, not just the symptoms of addiction and mental illness. This includes general healthcare, housing services, training and family support. It’s a comprehensive approach that we believe leads to a more successful transition to a life of healing, hope and recovery.

Job Description:

  • The Counselor II position will maintain a case load and perform essential counseling responsibilities including screening, intake and orientation, evaluation and intervention, treatment planning, referrals, crisis intervention, counseling, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping.

  • The Counselor II will assist with the training of staff, volunteers and student interns as assigned.

  • Helio Health, Inc. offers training's and education through our Training Institute certified by New York State OASAS.

  • We encourage and promote professional growth within our culture of comprehensive and clinically progressive services.


  • Qualified Health Professional (NYS Licensure - LMSW, LMHC, LMFT) Or Provisional/able to work on Permit.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred

  • Two years employment experience in the Human Services field/Behavioral Healthcare

  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the educational requirements

  • Knowledge of the bio psycho social process of substance use disorders/recovery, behavioral health. self-help group process and principles of counseling

  • Sound judgment and cultural competency

  • Ability to relate effectively with staff, patients and professional community

  • Ability to perform duties independently

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with basic computer applications

Our Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package Includes:

  • Health insurance for employees and families including domestic partners

  • Dental insurance

  • Paid vacation leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!

  • Paid sick leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!

  • Paid holidays, including birthday holiday

  • 401 (k) plan - No Waiting Period for Enrollment!

  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance

  • Company-sponsored life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Helio Health provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence, age, military or veteran status, handicap or disability, family medical history or predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, marital status, family status, political affiliation, felony conviction record, status as a victim of a crime, or status as an employee who has complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit, or any other categories, status or activity protected by federal, state or local Law