Counselor- Clinical Short-term program
Full-Time / Posted 3 weeks ago
Men’s Drug and Alcohol Counselor
Cheswick, PA 15024
Salary: $26,000.00 to $32,000.00 /year
Western Pa Adult and Teen Challenge is a Christian faith-based, adult, residential program for men struggling with chemical addiction. We are looking for a Drug and Alcohol Counselor to work within our emerging short-term state licensed clinical program.
The Counselor will be responsible for:
Weekly individual therapy provision for a caseload of 8 clients.
Facilitation of process and psychoeducational group counseling sessions on a weekly basis as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor.
Opportunity to facilitate Faith-based recovery groups and individual counseling
Networking with various client systems including families, court members, probation officers, and social service representatives.
Excellent documentation of services as required by program guidelines and the various auditing bodies.
Participation in weekly treatment team meetings.
Independently completing assignments in a timely manner while also actively engaging with treatment team members in order to best meet program goals.
High School Diploma accepted…Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, or related field or Certification as an addictions counselor in the state of PA.
Experience in Addictions field preferred but not required. We will train.
Excellent documentation skills and familiarity with Microsoft office software.
Skilled in multi-tasking and working well under pressure.
Must have a passion and appreciation for the mission of Teen Challenge.
Must be comfortable being a Christian mentor to individuals in recovery.
Ability to disciple to men from various backgrounds who are currently enrolled in a recovery program for chemical addiction.
PAATC is an “equal opportunity employer” and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the bases of race, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
PAATC is a parachurch organization, meaning we are supported by the church. Our mission is Christian in nature and we work closely with churches from a variety of denominations. The organization recognizes that employees may hold a wide range of personal beliefs, values and commitments, however the ideal candidate for employment should have an understanding and appreciation for the mission of Teen Challenge.