Center for Discovery

www.centerfordiscovery.com
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Not a bad place to start out

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Current Employee - Drug and Alcohol Counselor in Long Beach, CA
Current Employee - Drug and Alcohol Counselor in Long Beach, CA

I have been working at Center for Discovery full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Working with clients can be rewarding and most of the staff are great

Cons

Management can be prickly and hard to communicate with despite the "open door policy." Many employees have recently commiserated that it is time to look for a new job, and the company seems to be in some kind of state of change, but counseling staff is in the dark about what that change might entail.

Advice to Management

Give counselors more positive feedback. We are dedicated and work hard for low wages because we love what we do. For each thing management points out we are doing wrong, we need at least a morsel of encouragement too. We are your front-line!

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Shortest Interview Ever

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Whittier, CA
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Whittier, CA

    I worked at Center for Discovery full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    It was a great first job out of nursing school

    Cons

    Way too many to list. Very corrupt business.

    Advice to Management

    Can't go into details on here but they are very unprofessional in every single way.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Short Term Learning Experience

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    Current Employee - Counselor in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Counselor in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Center for Discovery

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Personal work experience with people that really care about you. Although the company is now over 200 employees, there are roughly thirty employees at each house. The staff I work with are extremely supportive and know you and care about you personally. It will help you grow personally and that in itself will help you grow in your career.

    Cons

    HORRIBLE benefit packages bad ethics of the company. Upper management could not place a face with my name. This job is emotionally hard and the compensation is not good. This job is the equivalent of an emotional punching bag, because the adolescents are extremely challenging.

    Advice to Management

    value your employees, look at our employee turnover!


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