Hazell McKenzie MSW, Clinical Coordinator, graduated in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in History from York College. Hazell’s studies were focused on West Africa and the Transatlantic slave trade, however, her life experiences led her to becoming a Master of Social Work. Hazell is the creator of an innovative idea called “The smart diagnostic instrument” AKA the social work smart doll. It provides a tool for making disclosure of Childhood sexual abuse easier for children and allow the professional to access this information to tailor a specific intervention for that child. Hazell graduated from Binghamton University in 2019 with a Master of Social Work degree and currently works as Fairview’s Clinical Coordinator for Residential Rehabilitation.
Prior to obtaining her Master of Social Work degree, Hazell worked as a Family Advocate, for a school-based program in Brooklyn, NY. This program provided mental health engagement, intervention and follow-up support to help overcome resistance to treatment.
Intake Coordinator & Clinical Billing Liaison
Sarah Tiffany began her relationship with Fairview Recovery Services, Inc in 2015 by completing her internship at Fairview’s Supportive Living Program. Sarah transitioned from her internship experience to becoming as a full time Case Manager in Fairview’s Supportive Living Program. She served as Case Manager before being promoted to Intake Coordinator of the Residential Rehabilitation Program for a year. Sarah currently holds the position as Fairview’s Residential Rehabilitation Intake Coordinator and Clinical Billing Liaison. Sarah graduated with honors from SUNY Broome with an Associates in Chemical Dependency Counseling and achieved her CASAC-T.
MSEd, CASAC Master Counselor
Director of Residential & Clinical Supervision
Alan Taylor earned Master of Science degrees in both Educational Psychology & Statistics and Rehabilitation Counseling from the University at Albany. He has also studied chemical dependency counseling at Sage Graduate School. His undergraduate work (B.A.) in psychology and art was done at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. He is both a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and a Credentialled Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC2). His past credentials include: Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate (in Pennsylvania) and Certified Criminal Justice Professional. He enjoys attending professional conferences and trainings and has presented papers at certain regional conferences.
He has worked in the addictions field for many years, primarily in outpatient settings such as the Addictions Care Center of Albany, Creative Health Services (where he was head counselor) and the County of Oswego Council on Alcoholism and Addictions. Prior to coming to Fairview, he created and developed vocational rehabilitation programs in two chemical dependency outpatient rehabilitation programs in the Albany area. Alan has also developed and facilitated co-occurring disorder groups.