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Counselor 2 School Based

The CARE Center, Inc. | Washington, PA | Part Time

Job Description

The CARE Center, INC.

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POSITION: Counselor 2 (Part-Time with ACA Benefits)

MH Outpatient Services-School Based



→Flexible Scheduling.                                                                               →Eligible for Agency paid health benefits.

→Option to participate in Agency retirement plan.                               →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities.

→Opportunity for growth and advancement.                                        →Other benefits available.



  • Provides clinical assessments as well as outpatient psychotherapy including, but not limited to, individual, family, and group sessions.
  • Conducts assessment and diagnostic services to develop a comprehensive treatment plan and related treatment recommendations.
  • Develops and implements individualized treatment plans using individual, martial, group and family methodologies.
  • Participates in treatment team meetings with all levels of psychiatric and clinical staff, both individually and in group supervision.
  • Consults with school personnel and representatives of other child-serving systems, to assure an integrated approach to care.
  • Initiates appropriate Intra and Inter Agency contact to facilitate the care of the individuals that are served.
  • Prepares, maintains, and submits all assigned case records, charts, reports, forms, and other required documentation in a professional and timely manner.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.



  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related clinical discipline in which the degree program includes a clinical practicum also in accordance with Department of Human Services (DHS) or Department of Drug & Alcohol Program (DDAP) regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability or willingness to obtain the designed managed care credential of Mental Health or successful completion of Certified Addiction Counselor (C.A.C.)
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal health care program.
  • Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.
  • Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders.
  • Ability to communicate with effectiveness and provide constructive feedback to staff.



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