Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: PA036-THERA-H-11-2018-01
Job Title: D&A Therapist
City: Homestead
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: C - 4 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $36k to $40k/year

D&A Therapist

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Description/Job Summary

Counselor
Supervisor: Assistant Director
 Clinical Responsibilities:
  1. Facilitate individual sessions with assigned persons in recovery (PIRs) or as needed
  2. Facilitate group therapy as assigned
  3. Instruct educational seminars as assigned
  4. Attend Team Support Meetings, Recovery Plan Update meetings, and clinical supervision as scheduled
  5. Provide crisis intervention
  6. Complete aftercare planning with PIR and complete follow-up as required
  7. Facilitate Specialty groups as assigned
  8. Facilitate Recovery Plan development with PIR and ensure that updates are completed as required
  9. Evaluate PIR’s progress and report to funders/referral sources as requested through utilization reviews
  10. Prepare case presentation for assigned clients at Team Support Meetings and Recovery Plan Update meetings
  11. Determine resources needed to meet the individualized needs identified in the assessment process and  assist with the coordination of community support activities
  12. To take all necessary actions in assuring the implementation of Recovery Plans including serving as an advocate for the person in recovery to enable him to receive needed services;  identification of program needs, service gaps, and recommending strategies
  13. Ensure that all RHD, county, MCO, contractual and state regulations and expectations are met and that the program is prepared for review with limited notice
  14. Enter all required data into STAR and ensure accuracy and completeness.
 II.  Documentation Responsibilities:
  1. Complete initial screening and comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment within 24 hours of admission
  2. Complete Initial Recovery plan at the time of admission
  3. Complete the Initial Aftercare Plan at the time of admission
  4. Complete the Comprehensive Recovery Plan within 72 hours of admission
  5. Complete Recovery Plan Updates beginning 30 days from the date of the completion of the Comprehensive Recovery Plan and continuing every 30 days thereafter
  6. Document groups, education seminars, individual sessions, and any other significant contact with person in recovery daily
  7. Document Team Support Meetings (Case Consultations) at least every 90 days
  8. Complete Discharge Summary within 5 days of PIR’s discharge
  9. Ensure Aftercare Plan is completed, a discharge planning meeting has been completed and aftercare appointments are set prior to the PIR’s discharge from services
  10. Document aftercare follow-up and outreach as required and directed
  11. Document all outreach efforts
  12. Complete all other agency and licensing required documentation
   III.  Other Responsibilities:
  1. Attend staff meetings
  2. Provide escort support for PIRs on appointments as deemed therapeutically appropriate
  3. Responsible for on-call duties as assigned
  4. Attend training as required by RHD and licensing bodies
  5. As assigned by the Director(s) to insure continuity of care and foster a supportive nurturing environment for growth.
  1. Educational/Experiential Requirements:
  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field with at least one year as a counselor/therapist in a drug and alcohol setting
  2. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field preferred
  3. One year prior work experience in a drug and alcohol setting preferred
  4. Strong organizational, clinical, and interpersonal skills
  5. Ability to work both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
Requirements:
  • Valid driver’s license
  • ACT 33/34 clearances
  • FBI clearance, as needed
  • All trainings required by licensure
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.