Education and Prevention Counselor in Marienville, Pennsylvania, US at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary:  

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

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates and implements case management activities
  • Develops and implements treatment plans
  • Provides individual counseling and completes related documentation
  • Provides group counseling and completes related documentation
  • Participates in and documents case consultations, including quarterly treatment reviews, red flag reviews, and administrative 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
  • Facilitates family conferencing sessions.
  • 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.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • None

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements: 

  • The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  • High school diploma or GED and four years of related experience; OR
  • Associate’s degree/60 credits from an accredited college or university and two years of related experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree 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.
    • Ability to work overtime as required. 
    • Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours. 
    • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period

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