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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 provides 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, the Department of Juvenile Justice facilities, and 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.

 

School-Based Intervention Counselor

Compensation (Palm Beach, St. Lucie & Indian River counties): $33,000/year plus excellent benefits

Compensation (Okeechobee): $40,000/year plus excellent benefits

Location: Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Okeechobee or Indian River counties

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 Okeechobee, St. Lucie and Indian River counties.

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 who 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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Assessment Specialist/Case Manager (TASC Specialist)

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

Locations: Department of Juvenile Justice offices in West Palm Beach, Ft. Pierce, Stuart and Okeechobee

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 Master’s Degree in an accepted behavioral health field with at least one (1) year prior experience conducting biopsychosocial assessments and case management. Bachelor’s degree with significant experience considered. 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 Prevention Counselor

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

Locations: 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 the 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-based position)

Compensation: $36,000/year plus excellent benefits

Location: West Palm Beach and Delray Beach

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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Temporary Full-Time Engagement Counselor

Compensation: $14/hour for Bachelor’s degree, $15/hour for a Master’s degree

Location: Palm Beach, St. Lucie or Indian River counties

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 the school in Indian River and St. Lucie counties. Positions typically end on June 30th.

Education & Experience: Do you want to get experience working with youth in the schools? Being an Engagement Counselor is a great opportunity to explore if working with youth is your calling. Must have a bachelor’s degree 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: Engagement Counselors provide support to school-based staff by engaging in the following activities:

  • Identifying students who may benefit from the program;
  • Collaborating with school staff in providing wellness education/support to students;
  • Assisting with case management activities for enrolled clients;
  • 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.

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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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: Fort Pierce (Norman C. Hayslip Center)

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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RESIDENTIAL THERAPIST – WPB

Southeast Florida’s premier behavioral health agency serving youth and families is hiring engaging Residential Therapist with a “Can Do” attitude to join our evidence-based Residential program that serves at-risk youth. Applicants must be highly motivated team players that demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills.

Specific tasks include:

To work as part of a treatment team, providing integrated services to clients with substance abuse problems, including co-occurring disorders and, as necessary, develop and coordinate community resources.

Meeting program and contract outcomes as defined in the agency’s annual organization plan.

Provide individual, family and/or group counseling.

Provide individual, family and group counseling using evidence-based strategies (A-CRA, motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral approaches).

Maintain frequency of contact with clients on an active caseload as defined by agency requirements.

Complete all administrative paperwork timely and accurately, including Outcome Initial/Discharge, timesheets, agency placement and enrollment forms.

Provide resources and information to the client about co-occurring disorders and the skills most effective in managing their challenges.

Provide clinical coverage as delegated by the Program Supervisor during normal business hours.

Maintain all client files in accordance with agency, state, federal and CARF guidelines.

Ensure all assessment and intake paperwork, including the bio-psycho-social, clinical impression/integrated summary, evidence-based assessment tools, initial and individual treatment plan are completed accurately and in accordance with agency guidelines.

Conduct a comprehensive, integrated strength-based assessment of the client’s supports and needs related to co-occurring conditions that evaluate stages of change and ASAM level of care.

HOURS ARE TUESDAY – SATURDAY 12 – 8 P.M.

Pay is BA $33,000.00 MA $37,000.00 plus excellent benefits.

 

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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