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Hiring an Addiction Counselor or Drug & Alcohol Counselor or Substance Abuse Counselor to work directly with Adolescents at our inpatient drug and alcohol treatment program at Abraxas I (AI) in Marienville, Pennsylvania - starting pay is $18.48 per hour! In this role, you will be helping youth BUILD BETTER FUTURES.
Seeking individuals to provide a full range of counseling and / or case management services to youth with substance abuse / dependency problems.
Here, you will be part of a team working towards a common goal; to help our youth develop a strategy for recovery in an effort to support a sober and successful future.
Salary: $18.48 - $26.51 per hour
Bonus (if applicable): $3,000 to $5,000 Sign On Bonus
Shift: Days and Evenings
In this role, you will:
Develop and implement individualized treatment plans while shaping the course of treatment for assigned clients.
Provide individual and caseload group counseling, as well as family sessions for assigned clients.
Complete required documentation, such as progress and court reports, discharge summaries, treatment plans, etc.
Facilitate drug & alcohol treatment groups, therapeutic recreation groups, and various life skills group via standardized group curricula.
Participate in case consultations, treatment reviews, administrative reviews, and other multi-disciplinary meetings for assigned clients.
Communicate and maintain regular contact with families, caseworkers/probation officers/guardians ad litem/etc. and provide thorough updates of progress for assigned clients.
Provide direct supervision, leadership, and serve as a role model to clients while interacting in a therapeutic and meaningful manner.
Observe client behavior and intervene appropriately, as dictated by policy and individual client treatment plan.
C.A.D.C. or National Certification; OR
o Current licensure in the Commonwealth as a Registered Nurse and a degree from an accredited school of nursing and one year of counseling experience; OR
o Associate’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or related field and two years of clinical experience; OR
o Bachelor’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field and one year of clinical experience; OR
o Master’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field, which includes a practicum in a health and human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting.
Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
Must be 21 years of age or older
Must be able to pass physical and pre-employment drug/alcohol screening
Must pass criminal background check investigation
Flexibility to work overtime as required.
Licensure and certification or in process preferred (LPC,LSW,LCSW,CAADC,CADC,CAAD,AAC,CAAC,CCS)