Behavioral Youth Counselor

Behavioral Youth Counselor

Supportive Concepts for Families | Reading, PA, 19601, US
Salary Range:$30,000 – $34,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 5 days ago

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Hiring Behavioral Youth Counselors to join our multidisciplinary treatment team at Abraxas Ohio. Our team members are dedicated and passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of at-risk adolescents.

Abraxas Ohio, located in Shelby, is a residential treatment facility for at-risk adolescent males. We provide specialized services for behavioral, mental health and drug and alcohol treatment.

As a Behavioral Counselor, You Will:

Provide a full range of social services directed toward the therapeutic care and rehabilitation of adolescents. You will participates in the planning, organization and delivery of cross-disciplinary services, (i.e., case work, counseling, specialized treatment, etc.) according to individual skills and abilities.

Salary: $20.00 per hour

Bonus: $3,000

Shift: 7 am - 3 pm with a minimum of one 3 pm - 11 pm shift per week

Who We Are:

Abraxas Youth & Family Services is a national nonprofit human services provider dedicated to Building Better Futures for at-risk youth, adults, and families. Our diversified array of services includes alternative education, outpatient counseling, in-home services, shelter, detention, residential treatment and re-entry/transition services.

Since 1973, Abraxas team members have positively impacted the lives of those we serve and the communities in which they live.

Benefits & Perks:

We provide a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support you both at home and at work.

* Medical & Dental & Vision Insurance
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Basic Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance
* 403(b) Savings Plan
* Life Assistance Program (LAP)
* Tuition Assistance Program
* Paid Time Off (PTO) * Paid Holidays * Paid Training
* Advancement Opportunities

Behavioral Counselor Basic Responsibilities:

* Performs case management, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling.
* Works and counsels with individual residents to effect and monitor treatment and progress.
* Utilizes group-counseling techniques to effectively monitor and enhance treatment progress.
* Works with external agency staff (probation officers, case workers) to understand case history and identify specific treatment needs.
* Coordinates the implementation of treatment related activities.
* Maintains and completes required documentation prior to the end of the shift.
* Prepares reports as required.
* Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.
* Supports and promotes the Sanctuary Model and its commitments

Behavioral Counselor Hiring Requirements:

* Bachelors degree in related field and one (1) year experience; OR Masters degree in related field.
* At least twenty-one (21) years of age

* Driver's License

* Physical exam that includes TB and drug testing.

* Criminal clearances (State Police, FBI and State Child Abuse Clearances)

* Satisfactory completion of background screening and applicable pre-employment checks; including but not limited to employment and/or personal reference and driving records.

* Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Why Should You Consider Abraxas?

* At Abraxas, we celebrate the richness of our diverse employees and the communities we serve. We are actively committed to building a culture of awareness and belonging, as we strive to ensure we are a welcoming, inclusive, and culturally competent organization.

* As we work to make a difference in peoples lives, we are dedicated to respect, equity, and the engagement of those we serve and our employees.

* As a provider of trauma-informed care, we firmly believe in recovery and that our clients can lead fulfilling and meaningful lives, and we consider it an honor and a privilege to assist them in their journey.

* Whether youre looking to begin a rewarding career or youre a seasoned professional wanting a new challenge, we have a place for you and opportunities for development at all levels.

* At Abraxas, everything we do centers around people. That is why we are committed to providing you with competitive pay and comprehensive benefit options that help make your life easier and healthier, with a focus on providing choice when it comes to physical, emotional and financial wellness. Our benefit options meet you where you are in your life and set you up for success both in and outside of work.

* If you want to have a positive impact in the lives of others, come join us!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Abraxas Youth & Family Services, an affiliate of Apis Services Inc., offers a rewarding career for those passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you.

Apis Services, Inc. provides administrative services to a variety of businesses and non-profit agencies so they can focus on their individual goals and missions. Apis serves 30+ affiliates throughout the USA including locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Colorado, New Jersey, and North Carolina.

We are Hiring and We Want You on Our Team!

Thank you for your interest in a rewarding career at Abraxas Youth & Family Services. We hope you consider applying for employment with us!

If you have any questions, you can contact us by email at