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

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/8/2021

Job Description

Facility: SOUTH MOUNTAIN YOUTH CENTER

Compensation Base: $15.50 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): up to $2.50 p hour Summer Retention Pay additional

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

*** $5,000 sign on bonus***

Now offering Summer Wage retention pay which is your base pay ($15.00 - $18.00 DOE) PLUS up to an additional $2.50 per hour (now through September 4, 2021). 

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. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

 

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
  • Provides continuing care planning by making contacts to appropriate referrals and writing the plan
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High school diploma or GED.

 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.