Drug and Alcohol Counselor job Marienville Pennsylvania
Drug and Alcohol Counselor job Marienville Pennsylvania
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Drug and Alcohol Counselor Job



Employer Name: Abraxas 1 SpiderID: 7951301
Location: Marienville, Pennsylvania Date Posted: 9/12/2018
Wage: $15.84/Hour Category: Social Services
Job Code: 004888
Number Of Openings: 1

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


Job Requirements:
Minimum Requirements: 
The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
A.D.C. or National Certification; OR
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
Associate’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or related field and two years of clinical experience; OR
Bachelor’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field and one year of clinical experience; OR
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:
At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
Valid registered vehicle insurance.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
Ability to work overtime as required. 
Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours. 
Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period


Job Criteria:
Start Date: 9/12/2018
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 0
Education Required: Other
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:


Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Stock or Stock Options, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Casual Dress

Company Profile:
Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Ginelle Ophelia Company Type: Employer
Company: Abraxas Youth and Family Services
City: Marienville
State: Pennsylvania
Zip: 16239
Web Site: https://www.JobsAtAbraxas.com

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