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Drug & Alcohol Counselor - Samara House
- Provide counseling to a caseload of Drug & Alcohol clients utilizing skills in behavior modification, group counseling, individual counseling and family/marital counseling.
- Develop treatment plans and monitor treatment progress
- Coordinate services with community agencies
- Reports to probation officers and Children, Youth & Families
- Intake an d referral notes including assessments forms
- Completing Biopsychosocial Assessments
- Treatment Plan Updates and perform Case Consults
- Discharge Summaries
- Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings
- Provide group counseling on the Disease of Addiction, effects of drug and alcohol
- Family concerns of clients – child development issues
- Educational plans, parenting skills
- Crisis intervention counseling and coping skills
- Legal concerns counseling – APO / CYF follow-up
- Relapse prevention and trigger counseling
- Complete funding reviews and document outcome of review on Case Management Form.
- Preparing for job search, interview skills
- Maintains daily logs, monthly reports
- Letters of correspondence to court officials, treatment facilities, community agencies
- Community partnerships with other agencies such as NA, AA; church groups and other community agencies
- Developing safety plans for suicide risk management
- Trainings and development on drug and alcohol use; knowledge of the criminal justice system in dealing with drug use and latest research in counseling and therapy
- Administer CPR and First Aid as needed
- Complete an incident report for all critical incidents
- All other duties assigned by Case Manager and Facility Director
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of treatment facilities and human service agencies providing services to drug and alcohol dependent clients.
- Knowledge of crisis intervention methods: abusing subculture, individual, family, group, and marital counseling techniques.
- Ability to plan, organize and assign counseling and supervise and effectively accomplish work through subordinates through case management work.
- Ability to read and interpret drug and alcohol rules and regulations needs assessments, court orders, write treatment plans, action plans, monthly reports, and needs assessment surveys.
- Ability to orally evaluate and summarize individual cases and needs assessments, provide information to special interest groups, and interview applicants.
Associates Degree in a Discipline referenced above plus four (4) years clinical experience.
Full certification as an Addictions Counselor by a Statewide Certification Board which is a member of a National Certification Body plus three (3) years of clinical experience plus a department approved training on Supervision Skills or two (2) years supervisory experience. All Interested parties please send resume to email@example.com, and add job title to subject line.
The worker in this position is responsible for developing and monitoring the Service Plans of residents in the shelter. The duties require close coordination, collaboration, tracking and monitoring of residents to ensure alignment with their service plans. Responsibilities also included but are not limited to, working closely with partner agencies and community neighbors to support residents who are engaged in supportive services.
- Monitor CCCIMS daily and assess residents for shelter and intake.
- Report bed nights.
- Maintain and enforce facility policy and procedures.
- Conducts intake and exit assessments.
- Conducts follow up interviews with closed residents at 30-, 60-, and 90-day intervals to determine stability, and potential referral for mainstream resources.
- Service a caseload of 5-11 families
- Develop individual case management sessions with all clients twice a week.
- Develop and monitor individual service plans that identify barriers and deadlines for action steps to remove them.
- Know where every resident is in their service plans
- Document all correspondence with resident and progress, detailing dates, times, type of contact, action steps, outcome, etc.
- Works closely with the program funders in the collection of data, reports, monitoring, etc.
- Network with other agencies to fill gaps in service.
- Attend shelter meetings as needed.
- Report to, work with Shelter Supervisor to develop program.
- Implement and relay any necessary changes Shelter Supervisor makes in shelter.
- Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledges, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information.
- Ability to develop strong relationships with diverse groups of citizens, who may have conflicting interests and opinions.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure of deadlines.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Ability to work in a team environment, while also working independently.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizing, negotiation, and mediation skills.
- Meeting facilitation skills.
- Knowledge of community resources.
All interested parties please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with job title in the subject line.
Family Center Parents as Teachers - OUD/SUD
JOB SUMMARY: Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder (OUD/SUD) program is an evidence-based home visiting model that promotes early development, learning and health of children by supporting and engaging parents and caregivers.
- Recruit and work with no more than 20 families (OUD/SUD and NON-OUD/SUD Families)– make referrals to other agencies, as appropriate.
- Complete monthly, quarterly and all additional reports for OCDEL, and PA Home Visiting Data.
- Develop and maintain all participant records.
- Help participants with parenting skills for the resident community.
- Be accessible to participants, and work on participants schedules.
- Must be agreeable to flexible hours and occasionally weekends and holidays.
- Schedule bi-weekly home visits with each participating family. Provide additional meetings, if necessary. Document, if only one (1) monthly visit occurred.
- Responsible for planning and attending Group Connections and Parent Café.
- Assume responsibility for participant advocacy.
- Work as a team member including other department.
- Assist participants with budgeting and affordable housing, if necessary.
- Coordinate with other agencies to ensure a high-quality service to children and families.
- Required to attend a Pre-Natal – 3-year-old Foundational Model Implementation, as well as 3-year-old to Kindergarten Foundational.
- Must have at least an Associate Degree in education, special education, early childhood education, child development, social work, human services, or a related field is preferred.
- Act 33 Certifiable. (Child Abuse Clearance)
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Demonstrated ability in oral and written communication skills.
- Basic knowledge of technical skills as typing, ability to use the internet, printers, scanners, and other technical skills.
- Car and valid PA driver’s license required.
- Sound physical and mental health with positive feelings about self, children, and parents.
- Ability to communicate with persons of varying social, ethnic and economic backgrounds.
- Able to do other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Executive Director.
Interested parties, please send resume to email@example.com and reference job title in subject line.
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