|Job Type||Full Time|
|Requirements||A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required in one of the following disciplines: Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Education, Human Services and Behavior Sciences.|
|Overview||Our Drug and Alcohol Counselors conduct group and individual counseling sessions, maintain caseload documentation, and serve as a positive role model for our students. Counselors receive extensive training on a variety of substance abuse topics throughout the course of their employment, which helps ensure our students receive best-practices treatment.|
The Academy Schools provides opportunities for employees to receive certification as an addictions counselor through the Pennsylvania Certification Board and supervision to become licensed as a counselor through Pennsylvania Department of State.
“When students arrive at the schools, they are often very defeated with little hope for their future. It is very fulfilling to see the growth that they achieve once they’ve been here a while. Watching them develop is very rewarding.”
Summit Academy Drug & Alcohol Counselor