Drug and Alcohol Therapists needed for full-time, temp to hire positions in Philadelphia.
Strong clinical skills with an above-average demonstration of core clinical competencies: attending, active and reflective listening, use of open-ended questioning, focusing, building rapport while maintaining professional boundaries, congruency, summarization, managing silence, empathy, rolling with resistance, supporting self-efficacy, managing confrontation, and developing discrepancy.
Ability to manage a caseload of individuals and have knowledge of their treatment progress, engagement level, and treatment needs. Ability to assess individuals and recommend appropriate services based on clinical needs as well as individual's ability and willingness to participate based on what stage of change they are in.
Motivation to outreach and re-engage individuals who lack engagement or are missing from treatment.
Ability to meet with participants as needed to assist with resume writing, computer literacy skills, and applying to jobs and/or training programs.
Ability to meet with participants weekly to help reinforce the lessons covered in the 5-week prevocational training program and provide Brief Solutions Focused Therapy as needed to support mental health challenges that may impact success related to meeting employment-related goals.