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Hiring Drug & Alcohol Counselor Assistants or Substance Abuse Counselor Assistants to work directly with Adolescents at our inpatient drug and alcohol treatment program at Abraxas I (AI) in Marienville, Pennsylvania - starting pay is $16.00 per hour! Start a career that makes a difference in people's lives!
Abraxas I provides adolescent treatment programs for substance abuse, delinquency and medically necessary mental health services. Our 90 acre campus is nestled in the Allegheny National Forest in northwestern Pennsylvania.
This is an entry level position; seeking individuals to be part of a team providing a full range of substance abuse counseling and / or case management services to delinquent and / or dependent youth in our care. Utilizing the tools and clinical supervision we provide, you will be instrumental in their treatment and recovery from substance use disorder.
This is your opportunity to be part of an apprentice type program and once you successfully complete it, you will be promoted to a Drug & Alcohol Counselor position.
Salary: $16.00 an hour - $22.53 an hour
Bonus (if applicable): $3,000 Sign On Bonus
Who We Are:
Abraxas Youth & Family Services is a national nonprofit human services provider dedicated to Building Better Futures for at-risk youth, adults, and families. Our diversified array of services includes alternative education, outpatient counseling, in-home services, shelter, detention, residential treatment and re-entry/transition services.
Since 1973, Abraxas team members have positively impacted the lives of those we serve and the communities in which they live.
Benefits & Perks:
We provide a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support you – both at home and at work.
Medical & Dental & Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Basic Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance
403(b) Savings Plan
Life Assistance Program (LAP)
Tuition Assistance Program
Paid Time Off (PTO) * Paid Holidays * Paid Training
In this role (Under direct guidance and supervision of Treatment Supervisor) you will:
Assist in developing and implementing 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.
Current licensure in the Commonwealth as a registered nurse; OR
Associate’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or related; OR
Bachelor’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field; OR
Master’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field.
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.