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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.


Agency Nurse

Compensation: $36,000 to $40,000 /year plus excellent benefits

Location: West Palm Beach, FL

Hours of Position: School days and hours

Duties and Responsibilities: RN or LPN to provide services for adolescent substance abuse treatment programs provided by Drug Abuse Treatment Association, Inc., (DATA) in a five county area. Provide HIV training, OSHA, FA/CPR, Medication Education training to staff. To work in conjunction with the management team and staff of the residential treatment and outpatient programs to insure the provision of all nursing and HIV intervention/outreach activities are provided. Travel to Ft. Pierce weekly required.

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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School-Based Behavioral Health Counselor

Compensation: $33,000 /year plus excellent benefits

Location: Palm Beach County school system

Hours of Position: School days and hours

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 wellbeing 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 wellbeing 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.

What’s even better? Counselors follow the school schedule yet get paid for 12 months! That means all Holidays, Winter Break, Spring Break, and summers off!

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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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: School days and hours

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.

What’s even better? Counselors follow the school schedule yet get paid for 12 months! That means all Holidays, Winter Break, Spring Break, and summers off!

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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Resident Managers

Compensation: Full-time is $22,880/year plus excellent 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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Licensed and Master’s Level Clinicians

Compensation: $36,000-$37,000/yr. plus excellent benefits

Location: Fort Pierce locations.

Hours of Position: Monday – Thursday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Education & Experience: Master’s degree required License preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities: To provide outpatient /on-site/community substance abuse services to diverse populations. Direct Service Positions are available in our Outpatient facilities treating adolescents and adults.  

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Behavioral Health Therapist (Office & Community)

Compensation: $36,000.00/year plus excellent benefits

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

Hours of Position: Monday – Thursday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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 and family therapy either 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 healthcare 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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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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