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COUNSELOR - SHELTER in South Mountain, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/2/2021

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Job Description

Facility: SOUTH MOUNTAIN YOUTH CENTER

Compensation Base: $18.00 Per Hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $2,000 Sign On Bonus

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Excellent New Starting Wages

$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families.



Summary

The Counselor provides a full range of counseling/case management services to delinquent/dependent youth.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Coordinates and implements case management activities
  • Develops and implements treatment plans
  • Provides individual counseling and related documentation
  • Provides group counseling and related documentation
  • Participates in and documents case consultations, including quarterly treatment reviews
  • Writes progress/court reports as necessary and discharge summaries
  • Attends court hearings
  • Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with juvenile probation officers/case workers, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress
  • Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with parents/legal guardians, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university.

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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