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HiringDrug Abuse Treatment Association (DATA) is Southeast Florida’s premier behavioral health agency serving youth and families. Our team of over 100 experienced and dedicated staff provide a full continuum of behavioral health services including outreach, prevention, intervention, Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities (TASC), outpatient, and residential treatment to communities in Palm Beach, Martin, Okeechobee, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties. In addition to our two outpatient and residential facilities in West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce, we are also co-located in schools, Department of Juvenile Justice facilities, and with other community partners. If you have a “Can Do” attitude and are committed to doing what is in the best interest of the youth, families and communities we serve, we encourage you to consider joining our team.

Full time members of our team are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Choices of outstanding health insurance plans, including optional vision and dental plans (the agency covers 85% – 90% of the cost!);
  • Pension contribution (has been up to 15%);
  • Tuition aid reimbursement;
  • Clinical supervision for licensure or certification;
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program;
  • Paid Time Off accruing day one and available on the 91st day; and
  • $20,000 life insurance policy.

If you would like additional information regarding the agency or the career opportunities below, please contact our friendly Human Resources Department at HR@DrugAbuseTreatment.org or at 561.743.1034.

 

Residential Program Supervisor

Compensation: $35,000/year plus excellent benefits

Location: West Palm Beach (Walter D. Kelly Center)

Hours of Position: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm (on-call, night and weekend hours when needed)

Education & Experience

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with prior experience working in a residential program and working with adolescents and families, preferred. Experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Preference for experience working with youth with behavioral challenges and juvenile justice involvement. Must be able to navigate Microsoft Word and Excel programs and web-based platforms. Communication and organizational skills are critical in this position. Bilingual a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Residential Program Supervisor is responsible for providing and supervising the day-to-day operations of a 20-bed, coeducational adolescent residential substance use treatment program. The position is responsible for ensuring that direct care staff adhere to policies and procedures such that a positive therapeutic treatment milieu is maintained. Strong organizational skills are necessary as the candidate will be responsible for scheduling employees to work various shifts. In addition, the Residential Program Supervisor is responsible for the following:

  • Coordinate the smooth execution of daily client activities during shift and provide and maintain a safe environment for clients at all times; Ensure smooth operation and consistency of staff scheduling, which includes that all shifts are covered with adequate staffing ratios and credentials. Assist in providing coverage at the facility as needed;
  • Complete admission paperwork with the adolescent and their parent/guardian in a compassionate and strengths-based manner;
  • Prevent, identify and respond to situations that could pose a danger to staff, clients, families, and visitors to the facility;
  • Maintain open communication with the Director of Residential Treatment, Director of Treatment, and Chief Operating Officer including reporting incidents and problems that occur on shifts;
  •  Collaborate and support other residential staff including resident managers, therapists, nurse, and kitchen;
  •  Effectively communicate with community partners including probation officers, attorneys, and school district staff;

Provide leadership, employee orientation, and ongoing training and supervision to resident managers and other staff as appropriate; and Complete and submit all required paperwork in accordance with agency, accreditation, and legal requirements.

Must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening and a urinalysis test, have a valid Florida Driver’s License, and not more than one moving violation during the immediate 3-year period prior to employment.

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Senior Resident Manager

Compensation: $31,000/year plus excellent benefits

Location: West Palm Beach (Walter D. Kelly Center)

Hours of Position: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday; 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (Shift may vary based on staff/client needs)

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in the behavioral health field with prior experience working with adolescents in a group environment (i.e., emergency shelter, group home, residential facility, etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities

The role of the Senior Resident Manager is to ensure and promote the physical and emotional safety and well-being of clients at all times by providing direct client supervision and by designing and implementing activities/experiences to meet specific, established goals. In addition, the Senior Resident Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Facilitate life skills groups with clients and document accordingly; and
  • Design and implement creative, on- and offsite experiences/activities that enhance the social, behavioral, therapeutic, academic, and personal development of the clients.
  • Develop cohesion and community in the facility by serving as a positive role model to clients, other staff members, and consistently engaging in appropriate behaviors and maintaining a positive attitude;
  • Prevent conflict in the facility by utilizing appropriate de-escalation techniques, and mediating conflicts by using a fair and balanced approach when they do occur; and
  • Embrace and enforce the rules and policies of the agency and residential facility at all times, and quickly evaluate crisis situations and respond appropriately.

Must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening and a urinalysis test, have a valid Florida Driver’s License, and not more than one moving violation during the immediate 3-year period prior to employment.

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Resident Managers

Compensation: Full-time (Non-degree) $11/hour plus benefits; Full-time (Bachelor’s Degree) $12/hour plus benefits; Part-time is $11.00/hour

Location: West Palm Beach or Fort Pierce

Hours of Position: Various shifts, full- or part-time available

Education & Experience

High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Individuals experienced with working with youth with behavioral health issues strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

Resident managers are an integral part of our adolescent residential treatment program. As members of our team, resident managers are responsible for multiple activities, including the following:

  • Observe and engage youth in constructive and safe behaviors;
  • Monitor youth’s locations, always maintaining them within your line of sight;
  • Promote a therapeutic culture that motivates youth to maximize health and wellness;
  • Recognize potentially threatening and/or inappropriate behaviors and respond using verbal de-escalation techniques;
  • Provide supervision during offsite activities (i.e., parks, museums, etc.);
  • Orient new youth to the program and set them up for success; and
  • Document information regarding a youth’s behaviors and performance.

Must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening and a urinalysis test, have a valid Florida Driver’s License, and not more than one moving violation during the immediate 3-year period prior to employment.

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Assessment Specialist/Case Manager (TASC Specialist)

Compensation: $31,000 – 36,000/year plus excellent benefits

Location: Department of Juvenile Justice offices in West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce

Hours of Position: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm (West Palm Beach); Monday, Thursday, Friday, 9 am – 5 pm and Tuesday, Wednesday 12 pm – 8 pm (Ft. Pierce)

Education & Experience

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an accepted behavioral health field with at least one (1) year prior experience conducting bio-psychosocial assessments, case management, individual, family, and/or group therapy. Master’s Degree strongly preferred. Experience in navigating Microsoft Word and Excel and web-based programs is essential. Preference for experience working with adolescents with behavioral health challenges. Organizational and communication skills are critical in this position. Bilingual a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The TASC Specialist works with youth and families that have involvement with the Department of Juvenile Justice. This extremely important position consists of the following primary activities:
  • Receive and review referrals by Department of Juvenile Justice staff and contact youth and their parents/guardians to schedule an assessment;
  • Conduct biopsychosocial assessments to identify youth/family strengths and needs, and collaboratively develop a plan to address these needs;
  • Complete a comprehensive narrative of findings from the assessment and submit to the Department of Juvenile Justice and the courts;
  • Maintain weekly contact with the client and their family until they have been linked to community-based services; and
  • Advocate for the client and their family.

Must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening, Department of Juvenile Justice Screening and a urinalysis test and have a valid Florida Driver’s License and personal, reliable transportation.

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School-Based Behavioral Health Counselor

Compensation: $33,000/year plus excellent benefits

Location: Palm Beach County school system

Hours of Position: High Schools Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm; Middles Schools Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Education & Experience

Must have a Master’s Degree in the healing arts from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services field with a minimum of two years of professional experience in providing services to persons with behavioral health disorders. Experience in navigating Microsoft Word and Excel and web-based programs is essential. Preference for experience working with adolescents and substance use. Bilingual a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities: Provide the agency and district approved multi-tiered continuum of evidence-based behavioral health services to students and families at an assigned school designed to increase student health and well-being and decrease violence including:

  • Assessment: Conduct approved behavioral health screenings and comprehensive assessments to students and families referred from School Based and Child Study teams and other district/school processes, resulting in a report with recommendations;
  • Diagnosis: Utilize the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM 5) to accurately diagnose students with or at risk for behavioral health disorders;
  • Intervention: Provide Tier 2 environmental, prevention, and brief intervention (including crisis management) strategies to enhance student well-being and prevent violence;
  • Treatment: Provide Tier 3 individual and family behavioral health treatment for students with a diagnosed behavioral health disorder;
  • Case Management: Provide care coordination and advocacy activities on behalf of students, including collaborating with the student’s families.

Call us to find out how to qualify for having a school schedule yet get paid for 12 months with Holidays, Winter Break, Spring Break, and time off in the summer.

Must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening, Palm Beach County School District Background Screening, and a urinalysis test and have a valid Florida Driver’s License and personal, reliable transportation.

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School-Based Prevention Counselor

Compensation: $30,000/year with Bachelor’s, $33,000/year with Master’s plus excellent benefits

Location: Palm Beach, Indian River, and St. Lucie county school systems

Hours of Position: Palm Beach County High Schools Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm; Middle Schools 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Hours vary by school in Indian River and St. Lucie counties.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in the behavioral health field required, Master’s preferred

Duties and Responsibilities

Members of our Prevention Team provide individual counseling, classroom instruction, and environmental awareness activities using the evidence-based Project SUCCESS (Schools Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students) intervention within their assigned school. Counselors are responsible for:

  • Meeting program and contract outcomes as defined in the agencies annual organization plan;
  • Provide school-based outreach services to youth, families and staff;
  • Complete all administrative paperwork timely and accurately;
  • Screen referrals for appropriateness, eligibility and identification of any co-occurring conditions;
  • Facilitate recommendations and referrals as appropriate; and
  • Participate in school-based teams as requested by schools.

Call us to find out how to qualify for having a school schedule yet get paid for 12 months with Holidays, Winter Break, Spring Break, and time off in the summer.

Must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening and a urinalysis test and have a valid Florida Driver’s License and personal, reliable transportation.

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Behavioral Health Therapist (Office & Community positions available)

Compensation: $36,000/year plus excellent benefits

Location: Palm Beach County or Ft. Pierce and surrounding communities

Hours of Position: Monday – Thursday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Education & Experience

Must have a Master’s Degree in the healing arts from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, special

education, health education, or a related human services field with a minimum of two years of professional experience in providing services to persons with behavioral health disorders. Experience in navigating Microsoft Word and Excel and web-based programs is essential. Preference for experience working with adolescents and substance use. Bilingual a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities

Behavioral Health Therapists (Office & Community) provide evidence-based treatment (A-CRA, MI, CBT) to individuals and families with a primary diagnosis of substance use under the supervision of the licensed Director of Treatment Services. This position requires flexibility and includes the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive intake assessments (biopsychosocial);
  • Collaboratively develop an individualized, strengths-based treatment plan;
  • Provide evidence-based individual, family and group therapy in the office or the client’s home;
  • Respond to crises utilizing verbal de-escalation interventions;
  • Identify unmet needs and facilitate linkages to community providers; and
  • Participate in multidisciplinary case conferences with clients, staff, and stakeholders.

Must be willing to provide behavioral health counseling in a client’s home, be able to pass a Level II Background Screening and a urinalysis test, have a valid Florida Driver’s License, and insured personal, reliable transportation.

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School-Based Intervention Counselor

Compensation: $33,000/year plus excellent benefits

Location: Palm Beach County or Indian River County

Hours of Position: Palm Beach County High Schools Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm; Middle Schools 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Hours vary by school in Indian River County.

Education & Experience

Must have a Master’s Degree in the healing arts from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services field. Experience working with youth with behavioral health issues preferred. Experience in navigating Microsoft Word and Excel and web-based programs is essential. Bilingual a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities

School-Based Intervention Counselors provide evidence-based treatment (A-CRA, MI, CBT) to individuals at risk or with a diagnosed substance use disorder. This important position reports to the licensed Director of School-Based Programs. This position requires flexibility and includes the following responsibilities:

  • Identifying students whom may benefit from the program;
  • Conducting comprehensive intake assessments (biopsychosocial);
  • Collaboratively develop an individualized, strengths-based treatment plan;
  • Provide evidence-based individual and family therapy in your assigned school;
  • Respond to crises utilizing verbal de-escalation interventions;
  • Identify unmet needs and facilitate linkages to community providers; and
  • Participate in school-based meetings when requested.

Call us to find out how to qualify for having a school schedule yet get paid for 12 months with Holidays, Winter Break, Spring Break, and time off in the summer.

Must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening, School District background screening, urinalysis test, and have a valid Florida Driver’s License, and insured personal, reliable transportation.

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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at: HR@DrugAbuseTreatment.org or by phone at (561) 743-1034



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