Employment Opportunity: Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Organization: 
Abraxas I
Location: 
Marienville, PA

This position is eligible for a $1000.00 sign-on bonus.

Summary:

The Drug and Alcohol Counselor provides a full range of counseling/case management services to delinquent/dependent youth with substance abuse/dependency problems.

Deadline: 
12/10/18
Responsibilities: 

Essential Functions:
• Develops and implements treatment plans to include the provision of at least 10 hours of treatment services during primary care hours each week.
• Provides individual counseling and completes related documentation.
• Provides caseload group counseling and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates family sessions and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates drug & alcohol treatment groups and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates therapeutic recreation groups and completes related documentation.
• Oversees work therapy activities and completes related documentation.
• Participates in and documents case consultations, including quarterly treatment reviews, red flag reviews, and administrative reviews.
• Writes progress/court reports as necessary and discharge summaries.
• Attends court hearings.
• Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with juvenile probation officers/case workers, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress.
• Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with parents/legal guardians, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress.
• Provides continuing care planning by making contacts to appropriate referrals and writing the plan.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.
Non-Essential Functions:
• None

Qualifications: 

Minimum Requirements:
• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o 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.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.

Contact Info: 

All candidates must apply on our website with the provided link: http://www.jobs.net/j/JIFxkbdx?jobdetails=true

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