Requisition Number: PA036-THERA-H-12-2019-01
Job Title: Therapist
City: Midland
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: C - 4 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $17.31-$19.23

Therapist

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Description/Job Summary

Resources for Human Development is a national human services nonprofit with the broadest possible service mission, and specializes in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities wherever the need exists. Founded in 1970, RHD supports more than 160 human service programs across the country, serving tens of thousands of people every year with caring and effective programs addressing intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral health, homelessness, addiction recovery and more.


CORE (Capitalizing On a Recovery Environment) is a long-term (6-month) community reintegration recovery program for individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues
 

Therapist


The Therapist provides therapeutic support to person’s in recovery (PIR) within the CORE program through individual and group sessions, treatment planning, support and advocacy of their recovery.
 
Essential Duties and Functions
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  Treatment Team/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. Facilitate WRAP planning and updates with PIR.
  10. Evaluate PIR’s progress and report to funders/referral sources as requested through utilization reviews.
  11. Prepare case presentation for assigned clients at Treatment Team/Recovery Plan Update meetings.
  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
 
Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field preferred
  2. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field with at least two years as a counselor/therapist in a drug and alcohol setting
  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
  6. Valid driver’s license
  7. ACT 33/34 clearances
  8. FBI clearance, as needed
  9. All trainings required by licensure

Responsibilities/Duties

  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  Treatment Team/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. Facilitate WRAP planning and updates with PIR.
  10. Evaluate PIR’s progress and report to funders/referral sources as requested through utilization reviews.
  11. Prepare case presentation for assigned clients at Treatment Team/Recovery Plan Update meetings.
  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

Required Experience

 One year prior work experience as a therapist preferred

Required Education

Bachelors degree in Human Services, Masters degree preferred

Required Qualifications

Experience working in a residential drug and alcohol setting preferred

Program Summary

Resorces for Human Development's CORE program provides non hospital residential detoxification, short and long term drug and alcohol treatment services to adult men and women.


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 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.