Elementary School Counselor

The Program for the Development of Human Potential (PDHP), provides alcohol, substance abuse and gambling prevention services to the Catholic elementary and high schools in Brooklyn and Queens.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assess students for referral to therapy unit, mental health agency or drug treatment centers.
  • Provide crisis intervention to students and families.
  • Deliver evidence-based education curriculum to students as required by the funding agency.
  • Provide faculty workshops when requested
  • Serve as a resource for administrators, teachers and parents for substance abuse education and drug related problems in the school.
  • Serve on the school drug policy committee and provide technical assistance to school administrators on how to develop and implement such policies.
  • Attend group clinical consultation meetings as directed by the Borough Director.


  • Advanced degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field.
  • License required if available in field of study.
  • Minimum of two years individual and group counseling with high-risk school aged clients.
  • Advanced degree may substitute for experience.

Job Details

Job CategoryChildhood, Counseling
Organization/School NameDepartment of Education for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn
Contact NameN/A
Contact EmailN/A
Contact PhoneN/A
Application End Date3/31/2021
Position TitleElementary School Counselor, PDHP
Application Linkhttps://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=e909dead712b14f2&from=native
Organization Websitehttps://dioceseofbrooklyn.org/schools/department-education-diocese-brooklyn/