Counselor-Substance Abuse IOP (Evenings)
Philadelphia , PA 19019
Posted 4 days ago
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Scope of Position & Technical Competency -:
- Responsible for facilitating an Evening Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient group therapy sessions, family support adjunctive services, and consistently offer 6-8 Level of Care Assessments per week as determined by program needs, and according to program standards.
- Maintain one aftercare Outpatient therapy group for clients stepping down to lower levels of care, according to program needs.
- Prepares materials for facilitating sessions and or groups.
- Maintains client files according to program standards.
- Initiates and develops treatment planning goals through contact with clients, family, colleagues and other staff, according to program timelines.
- Evaluates behavioral and emotional needs of clients and family members.
- Maintains professional interpersonal communication with clients, referral sources and company representatives.
- Manages client files by having the appropriate documents within the allowable time frames.
- Attends meetings regarding clients progress.
- Conducts insurance reviews, including documentation.
- Collects client co-pays.
- Scheduled for 40 hours per week, 5 days per week, and maintain a minimum number of completed session visits per week, in accordance to the specified productivity model.
- Attends trainings, staff meetings and supervision as needed and according to program standards.
- Maintains safe, orderly and therapeutic physical environment for clients including crisis intervention.
- Maintains ethical boundaries with clients.
- Ability to support other programming in the office as needed and as appropriate.
- Other duties as deemed necessary.
- Demonstrates a strong understanding of addiction, mental health, eating disorder and complex conditions
- Application to practice
- Treatment planning and continuing assessment
- Family, supports and referrals
- Individual counseling
- Group counseling
- Professional readiness and ethical responsibility
- Population specific competency
Pyramid CORE Values:
We are committed and proud to live our CORE values and use them to inspire those around us. Our employees are expected to align with these values, behaviors and standards. We are held accountable for upholding these CORE Values: INTEGRITY is striving to be honest, transparent and ethical when dealing with clients, staff and the community. DEDICATION is demonstrating an unwavering commitment to always provide exceptional care and support to those we serve is needed daily. COLLABORATION is a steadfast, team-focused approach; working together to achieve excellence. PASSION is genuine, compelling and relentless desire to improve lives and support Pyramid Healthcares mission.
- A Masters Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services field) or other related field.
- Two to three years post-graduate work experience preferred, but not required.
Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:
Strong clinical skills in mental health/substance abuse/eating disorder treatment. A working knowledge of HIPAA, Licensing, and CARF regulations. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors, and the public. Sound clinical judgment and excellent clinical skills. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately. Flexibility and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Calm and decisive in crisis situations. Ability to sustain a team environment. Organized and professional presentation and demeanor.
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Paid days off
- and more!!