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THE VACANCY:     Drug & Alcohol Case Management Specialist
Pay Range 35: $27,078 (37.5 hours)

THE LOCATION:   Bradford, PA

THE DUTIES: See attached job description

THE REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of social casework principles and methods.
Knowledge of addiction as a disease and its treatment.
Knowledge of current social, economic and health problems and available resources.
Knowledge of treatment facilities and human service agencies providing services to alcohol and other drug clients.
Knowledge of assessment practices.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with clients from various cultures and social economic backgrounds.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to interpret regulations, policies and procedures and apply them accordingly.
Ability to work with persons who have physical, mental or emotional disabilities or who are economically disadvantaged or involved with the criminal justice system.
Ability to plan and organize work, prepare records and reports, set priorities, and maintain a caseload in an effective and timely manger with minimal supervision.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other members of the staff, outside agencies and institutions, and the general public.
Ability to advocate effectively on behalf of the client.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

One year as a Drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialist Trainee;
Or: A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Dependency, Sociology, Social Welfare, Psychology, Nursing or a related field; and one year direct service experience performing counseling or case management work in alcohol or other drug treatment setting;
Or: A bachelor’s degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 18 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, criminal justice or other related social sciences; and one year direct service experience performing counseling or case management work in alcohol or other drug treatment setting.
Or: Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Any interested applicant should contact Krystal Meade, Administrative Assistant at (814) 642-2910 by 12:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

 

THE VACANCY:
Drug & Alcohol Prevention Program Supervisor
Pay Range 38: $32,602 annually (40 hours)  $1,253.92 biweekly

THE LOCATION:
To be determined

THE REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of current drug and alcohol prevention and treatment practices and philosophies.
Knowledge of the principles of basic supervision.
Knowledge of the techniques and practices for developing and writing grant proposals, conducting needs assessments and comprehensive plans.
Knowledge of techniques and practices utilized in the preparation of the budget.
Ability to learn the principles of basic supervision.
Ability to speak effectively in public and express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, community groups and the general public.
Ability to develop rules, regulations, policies and procedures for the prevention program.
Ability to conduct needs assessment surveys to determine prevention needs.
Ability to develop and present training courses on new prevention concepts.
Ability to evaluate prevention program effectiveness.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
One year as a Drug & Alcohol Prevention Specialist; OR A Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Education, the Social or Behavioral Sciences or related fields and two years of progressively responsible experience in prevention activities.

Any interested applicant should contact Krystal Meade, Administrative Assistant at (814) 642-2910 by 12:00 P.M., Monday, August 7, 2017.

 

THE VACANCY:
Community Based Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist
Pay Range 35: $27,078 annually (37.5 hours)    $1,041.46 biweekly

THE LOCATION:
Servicing Cameron/Elk/McKean County

THE DUTIES:
See attached job description

THE REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to learn the drug and alcohol abusing subculture.
Ability to learn crisis intervention methods; individual, family, group and marital counseling techniques; and techniques for modifying behavior.
Ability to read and understand office guidelines and office forms, such as, liability forms, insurance forms, staffing forms, and consent forms.
Ability to learn to conduct individual, group, family and marital counseling sessions.
Ability to learn to write and update treatment plans, admission and discharge summaries, daily progress notes, monthly reports, form letters, and correspondence relating to specific clients.
Ability to learn to assess level of client dependency on substances, progress in treatment, and environmental factors influencing client.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
A Bachelor’s degree with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in human services) or other behavioral science and two (2) years of clinical experience in a health or human service agency.

Any interested applicant should contact Krystal Meade, Administrative Assistant at (814) 642-2910 by 12:00 P.M., Monday, August 7, 2017.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, Inc. provides DDAP approved in-house trainings that will be reflected under our “Calendar” tab.  To register for training please call 814-362-6517.