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"Overly stressful environment with minimal upside"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Rafael, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Rafael, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

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

Pros

The clients are lovely and, for the most part, the staff is there because they are passionate about what they do.

Cons

- There is often a feeling of things being chaotic and out of control.
- Extreme demands are made of the staff with minimal to no training; staff are often responsible for training themselves, and are not prepared to handle crisis situations (to the disadvantage of the clients).
- There are very few and very rare opportunities to advance, and compensation is minimal.
- HR is very disorganized; there are complications with benefits that are handled to the disadvantage of the employee.
- Complaints to HR and Management regarding the work environment go unaddressed.

Advice to Management

Need a structured and constantly-implemented training curriculum for new staff. Need an organized HR department that takes employee concerns seriously. Need to invest in a management system that organizes the work environment and reduces a sense of chaos, to better serve clients.

Other Employee Reviews for Center Point

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Both Good and Bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Center Point full-time

    Pros

    Given a number of unique opportunities that helped me grow professionally and become a far better and more skilled counselor than I was when I started.

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations at times, lack of support, lack of sufficient training, kind of just thrown in to sink or swim.


  2. "A Strong Program"

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    Current Freelancer - Case Manager/Counselor in San Francisco, CA
    Current Freelancer - Case Manager/Counselor in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Center Point (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Center Point utilizes the Therapeutic Community Model in a very effective way providing clients with a very supportive and responsibility filled environment for recovery. The 20 concepts and extensive written paper requirements of the program really tackle head on core personality issues that have prevented clients from addressing their addiction issues.

    Cons

    Center Point does provide a once a week in house NA meeting and does provide some discussion of the need for 12 step group involvement. There could be more organized efforts to take clients to outside meetings especially as they reach the re-entry stage of their treatment.


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