Counselor- Partial Substance Abuse OP

Onward Behavioral Health
York, PA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
The primary goal of an outpatient therapist is to help individuals become stabilized emotionally and be able to succeed at home, school or work, maintain healthy interpersonal relationships, and learn effective coping strategies to dealing with life's challenges. Education Masters degree in counseling or social work or higher; Worked in related field for a minimum of 3 years; a minimum of 1 year with child/youth if working with child/youth population. Clinical experience treating substance abuse is necessary. CADC or CAADC is preferred. Special Equipment, Skill or other requirements Prior experience in individual and/or group treatment and crisis management. Ability to function independently and also collaborate as a team. Some knowledge of cognitive therapy is preferable. Facilitate 2 1/4 hours intensive outpatient group 4 days a week as appropriate to program. Attend daily 1-hour team meetings in office location. Attend monthly staff meeting. Complete the appropriate forms for each client within guidelines of the specific program. When necessary be available to relay treatment changes to patient during the course of the week. May be required to work with insurance companies for required authorizations. To provide therapy services to client only through Life Counseling Services, Rehab After Work or the Light Program. No private practices are allowed while employed with Life Counseling Services, Rehab After Work or The Light Program. Clinicians engaging in private practices may be subject to immediate dismissal. Company Description: Onward Behavioral Health Onward Behavioral Health has an extensive history of providing high-quality outpatient treatment throughout eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey through its subsidiary programs: Rehab After Work, Life Counseling Services, The Light Program and Seeds of Hope. With flexible but effective individualized treatment plans, Onward Behavioral Health is an invaluable resource to adults and teens in the region suffering from substance addiction or mental health issues. EOE