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First Step is currently looking for part-time staff to work primarily some evening hours in individual, group and family counseling.  Looking for LCSW-C, LCPC, LMFT.  We might also have openings for LGSW, LGPC, CSC and CAC staff as our Clinical Director can supervise these licenses to provide needed clinical hours for full licensure.  Contact Fabiola Cardenas at fcardenas@firststepmd.com with resume!

WELCOME - you have just taken your FIRST STEP to becoming a new you - to changing your life!

First Step is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for compliance with a comprehensive set of national standards.  By choosing a health care provider that has achieved ACHC accreditation, you can take comfort in knowing that you will receive the highest quality of care.  If you have any concerns about the product or service that you receive from First Step, you may contact ACHC directly at 855-937-2242.

First Step is licensed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene / Office of Health Care Quality to provide Early Intervention - DWI (Level 0.5), traditional Outpatient Treatment (Level I) and Intensive Outpatient Treatment (Level II.1) programs for substance use disorders.  

For the past 40 years, as a solution-focused treatment agency, our goal has been and is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve current challenges in your life. By applying best practice and evidence based treatment approaches and techniques, we will assist you in coping with long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.

Regular Business Hours

Monday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday Closed


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