Provides casework services and monitors client Service Plans in the daily operations of program activities.
Conducts assessment and diagnostic services of assigned clients to develop a comprehensive Service Plan for substance abuse treatment.
Provides Individual and Group Therapy over the prescribed time period.
Assists in the coordination of client flow, identification, referral contacts and follow-up.
Participates in all appropriate clinical staff meetings and maintains beneficial clinical dialogue with all members of treatment team, as necessary, regarding assigned clients.
Maintains current client case record activity and progress; prepares and submits all required program reports and documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.
Masterís or Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling and/or Sociology from an accredited college or university; experience in D & A/Behavioral Health preferred.
Demonstrated ability or willingness to obtain the Certified Addiction Counselor credential after three years of employment.
Demonstrated ability to obtain vital information during an interview to make proper recommendations.
Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the Pennsylvania State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.
Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders.
Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.
QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST TO THE SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN SERVICES, INC., OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA 15022-1607, ATTENTION: POSTING #1715.
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