Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: MCMC-COUNR-H-08-2018-01
Job Title: Counselor I
City: Norristown
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: C - 4 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $18.27/hour

Counselor I

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Description/Job Summary

Description/Job Summary
Montgomery County Methadone Center ( A Division of Resource for Human Development,Inc) We have currently expanding due to our recent recognition as a Center of Excellence for Opiate Treatment. At this time we are seeking to hire a full time Counselor for our Norristown facility.

Job Duties/Responsibilities
  • Provide individual and Group Counseling.
  • Maintain caseload of 35+ patients.
  • Responsible for Clinical chart documentation including: Treatment Plans, DAP notes, Case Consultations and Psychosocial Assessments.
  • Attend and Present Clinical Case Consultations, Treatment Plan Update meetings and clinical supervisions as scheduled.
  • Provide crisis intervention.
  • Assist in client aftercare planning and follow-up.
  • Facilitate specialty groups as assigned.
  • Evaluate client's progress and report to funders/referral sources as requested.
  • Determine resources needed to meet the individuals needs identified in the assessment process and coordinate community support activities.
  • To take all necessary actions in assuring the implementation of comprehensive service plan( treatment plan) including serving as an advocate for the client to enable. him or her to receive needed services: identification of program needs, service gaps, and recommending strategies.

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS Degree from accredited college with a major in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Chemical Dependency; Master's Level preferred.
  • Ability to Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication.
  • 1 year plus of related field experience required.
  • Scheduled work week Monday through Friday and based on  Program and patient needs.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status. 
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.