Career Academy Basketball Spartans Hit the Court

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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The Phoenix House Career Academy Jay Street Spartans started a new season of basketball in the Therapeutic Communities Athletic (TCA) League. Our client athletes strive to bring their skills and fierce competitive nature to the league every season, led by Academy counselor Inglefield Reid.

In addition to their individual expertise and athletic prowess, our players are learning to maintain and maximize composure, focus on executing detailed plays, and boost leadership skills and chemistry with their peers. Team sports allow our clients to focus on sober recreational activities during their residential treatment and helps emphasize healthy recovery habits. With the help of their counselors, the members of the Spartans are also concentrating on their individual treatment and recovery plans during their residential stay at the Career Academy. Basketball and recovery go hand-in-hand: healthy recovery, focus, and confidence help us all to become winners on the court of life. Good luck team and bring the trophy back home!

The Phoenix House Career Academy is an adult business and trade school accredited by the New York City Department of Education. The Career Academy is an innovative model of accelerated treatment with a fully-operational vocational school on site; it is considered one of Brooklyn’s most successful vocational programs. Our residential substance abuse treatment program provides treatment services for men, using an evidence-based approach to addiction treatment and a strength-based, holistic view of recovery. Our team consists of highly-skilled clinicians who provide assessment, individual and group counseling, case management, and discharge planning. We are committed to giving our clients the education and job skills necessary to excel in the workplace, as well as the strength and renewed self-esteem to live successful, drug-free lives.

Find out more about the programs and services offered at Phoenix House Career Academy, or call our toll-free number today: 1 888 671 9392.

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