Eckerd Youth Alternatives

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Challenging, but rewarding.

Youth Counselor (Former Employee) Newport, NC

ProsBenefits are great. Perks with the job are great. It won't ever get any tougher than it is here, so everything else is easy.

ConsOutdated clinical practice (reality therapy - long term residential)
Inexperienced entry level staff.
incompetent middle level managers who spend too much time in the office - Program Directors.
120 hour work week. 75 on - 45 on call

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease the salaries to a competitive level.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Was a great place to work until David Dennis

    Youth Counselor (Former Employee) Clewiston, FL

    I worked at Eckerd Youth Alternatives full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: I got to learn how to be an adult, I was a part of something… Cons: The new direction the company is going in. Executive… Advice to Senior Management: Get back to your roots. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    No way to move up

    Juvenile Justice Counselor (Current Employee) Brooksville, FL

    I have been working at Eckerd Youth Alternatives full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Get to make a difference in the lives of kids Cons: High burn out. Getting passed by for promotion over and over despite 10 years experience and a Masters degree. Pay is very low for this… Advice to Senior Management: Promote from within, listen to employees and support them when… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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