Sep 1, 2021
Referral_SL Packet 08.2021
Program Director, Residential Rehabilitation Women's Program
Brandy Spencer-Rounds began her journey with Fairview Recovery Services in 2012 following the completion of her Associates Degree in Applied Science of Chemical Dependency Counseling. Brandy started as a Case Manager at the Addiction Crisis Center, obtained her CASAC-2 in 2017 and was then promoted to the Program Coordinator for 3 years before moving to the position of Clinical Supervisor until she left Fairview in 2020. Brandy returned in January, 2022 to be the Program Director of the Residential Rehabilitation Women's Program and has since obtained her CASAC-A.
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Director, VOICES Recovery Center
In 2010, Don started his relationship with Fairview Recovery services as a third shift program aide at the Addictions Crisis Center. Over the years, Don has worked hard to successfully progress to a first shift program aide, head program aide and then Case Manager. In 2017, upon earning his CASAC license, he was promoted to Program Coordinator for the Addiction Stabilization Center and then was advanced to Admissions Coordinator, handling admissions for all the Fairview programs. In March of 2020, Don was promoted to become the Director of Voices Recovery Center.
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BA, CASAC A
Since 2012, Elizabeth "Liz" Baez has had a varied professional history working in human services, addiction, victim advocacy and Human Resources. For over a decade, Liz has volunteered in a variety of correctional facilities and treatment centers. While working as a Counselor at Helio Health's Integrated Outpatient, as well as their ROACA (Regional Open Access Center for Addiction) walk-in crisis unit she was also a part of the Trauma-Informed Care Committee. In 2014, Liz received her Bachelor of Art degree from SUNY Oswego and Liz has obtained her CASAC -T in 2018, CASAC in 2020 and has completed all Advanced CASAC requirements in 2021.
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MSW, CASAC-AProgram Director, Residential Reintegration and Residential Rehabilitation
Hazell McKenzie MSW, CASAC-A, Program Director, Residential Reintegration and Residential Rehabilitation, 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 become 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 allows 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 most recently was the Clinical Coordinator for Residential Rehabilitation at Fairview Recovery Services.
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.
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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.
MSW, CASAC A
Residential Rehabilitation Program Director
Alisa holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree (Major in Human Development) and a Master's Degree in Social Work from the State University of Binghamton. She is a certified CASAC level A. Alisa has an extensive history of working, providing and advocating for individuals living with substance use and mental health issues. Over the years, Alisa has worked with Fairview Recovery Services in many different capacities before venturing out to pursue other professional opportunities. She has now returned to Fairview Recovery Services to take the position of Program Director, Residential Rehabilitation Men's Program.
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MSEd, CASAC Master Counselor
Heather holds an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a Master’s degree in Education with a Specialization in Family and Community Services and is also a New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). Heather began her relationship with Fairview Recovery Services after several years of human service experience, through many different avenues, from teaching in Public School Districts to working in Corrections.
Heather started her career, in the addictions field, as a Case Manager for the Fairview/Merrick Community Residence. She served as Case Manager for a year and a half before being promoted to Community Residence Program Coordinator. In August 2018, Heather gained additional experience as a NY State Foster Care Supervisor. Shortly, thereafter, Heather returned to Fairview as the Director of Residential and Clinical Supervision before being promoted to the Clinical Director.
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.
Supportive Housing Program Director
Allison Bruet earned an Associate’s Degree in Arts, Liberal Arts & Sciences from Broome Community College in 2010, and continued on to graduate with honors from Marywood University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology.
She is currently attending classes at Broome Community College to meet OASAS educational criteria in Chemical Dependency for credentialing as a CASAC. Allison gained experience working for three years at the Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference before joining the Supportive Living team at Fairview Recovery Services. Allie has worked in the Supportive Living Women's Program for several years, most recently as Program Coordinator and currently promoted to the Position of Program Director.