Drug & Alcohol Counselor

Renewal Inc.

http://renewalinc.com

Website Renewal Inc.

Renewing one's life, one day at a time

Renewal, Inc. is a renowned Pittsburgh-based community corrections organization focused on rebuilding lives affected by widespread opioid and other substance and alcohol use disorders.

Job Definition:

Provide guidance, direction, and counsel clients. The individual will act as a contact for clients and assist them with their concerns and problems. Counselors will provide treatment/therapy and rehabilitative services. Individual with provide Cognitive Behavioral Treatment in both an individual and group setting. This person will provide assessments and diagnosis of clients utilizing the DSM-IV and PCPC. Individual will work to assist reentrant reach their goals and objectives.

Eligibility Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with job-related disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Knowledge of Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Public Policy, or other related field; human relations skills a must; should become familiar with the criminal justice system and community resources. Knowledge and experience with the forensic substance abuse individual. Knowledge of co-occurring disorder. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently with all levels of management, employees, and clients; ability to deal effectively with clients and referral sources; self starting, motivated, and adept to changing technology; proven skills at problem solving, conducting research; computer literate in work processing, spreadsheets and databases; ability to communicate, and to help the clients express their own needs and aspirations.

Master’s degree or above from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependence, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field; 2 years’ clinical experience required. Licensure and/or Certification preferred.

Or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 2 years’ clinical experience required. Certification preferred.

Or an Associate Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 2 years’ of clinical experience required. Certification required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Protected Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities

$1000 Sign-On Bonus, Competitive Pay, Great Benefits Package, Advancement Opportunities, Paid Holidays, Free Meals!

To apply for this job please visit renewalinc.com.