Liberation Programs, Inc.
  • Families in Recovery Program (FIRP)
  • Norwalk, CT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Medical and Dependent FSA, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement, LTD, Aflac, Employee Referral Bonus and Company Paid Life Insurance, STD and AD&D,

Families in Recovery Program:

Liberation Programs' Families in Recovery (FIRP) is an inpatient program in Norwalk, CT for pregnant and parenting women with children. FIRP has been in existence since 1994 and is unique in our region. It is the only inpatient treatment program for pregnant and parenting women in Fairfield County. Mothers can have up to two children ages birth to 10 years old, and FIRP is the only inpatient program in Connecticut where mothers can bring two children up to the age of 10 into the program with them. FIRP is gender and trauma sensitive with an emphasis on individual and family needs. Throughout treatment, mothers are supported in managing challenges related to substance use disorder (SUD), building, enhancing and maintaining life skills, peer-to-peer support and accessing resources to provide safe, nurturing homes for their children and themselves as they prepare to transition back to the community.

Behavioral Health Counselor

We are currently seeking a Behavioral Health counselor for our FIRP program located in Norwalk, CT. This counselor will help individuals seeking a new life engage in the process of recovery, using a variety of evidence-based practices and techniques. The counselor serves as the lead coordinating member of an integrated healthcare team focused on helping our client gain recovery. This is a second shift position.


  • Provide culturally competent, engaging counseling services, focusing on helping individuals recover
  • Connect individuals with wraparound support services in the community
  • Engage family members into the recovery experience


  • Certification in Addiction Counseling (CAC) or a Master's Degree in Behavioral Health. Licensed preferred
  • Understanding of a consumer driven delivery system, and the ability to work well with colleagues.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and computer skills

Licensed Eligible candidates with an LCSW, LADC, LMFT, or LPC, can earn a $5,000 sign-on bonus, & Counselors can earn a $2,000 sign-on bonus, to be paid after 6-months working full-time in our Inpatient Residential Programs!

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Who we are:

Liberation Programs is one of Fairfield County's leading behavioral health organizations specializing in treatment for all types of substance use disorders including alcohol, opiates, depressants and stimulants. Our goal is to help individuals and families overcome addiction in order to restore their lives and ultimately strengthen our communities. Liberation provides services for youth, adults and families that include two inpatient treatment programs, outpatient and intensive outpatient services, health education for older adults and people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses, treatment and resources for adolescents and their families, education and prevention efforts in the community, and permanent supportive housing for families. In operation since 1971, the agency has sites in Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport and served more than 2,400 individuals in our last fiscal year.

Our Mission:

Liberation Programs' mission is to provide prevention, treatment and recovery services to help individuals and their families impacted by substance use and mental health conditions to foster hope and maintain wellness.

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