This position is to provide rehabilitation counseling to patients enrolled in the Opioid Treatment Program. Participates in the interdisciplinary team to help improve the health and well-being of the patient’s with Opioid-Use Disorder and promote team functioning. Interventions will include but are limited to vocational evaluation, appraisal, job development and job placement, work adjustment, and general case management and counseling.
Master's degree in human services related field required.
Certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) preferred. Candidates who have successfully completed a Vocational Rehab Counselor internship program will be considered.
Basic computer skills required.
Non-Violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention training required.
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) provides behavioral health services to the residents of Central Pennsylvania and surrounding region. We create specialized mental health treatment programs for children and adolescents, adults, and mature adults so that the unique needs of each group can be addressed separately. PPI treats all forms of mental health disorders at our main psychiatric hospita...l on Third Street in Harrisburg, PA. We also provide outpatient mental health services for adults at our Division Street clinic and outpatient and partial hospitalization treatment for children, adolescents and teens at our Third Street Clinic.
PPI also has the Advancement in Recovery (AIR) Program which offers a comprehensive Medication Assisted Treatment Program for individuals struggling with Opioid Use Disorder. The AIR team consists of medical doctors and clinicians, all of whom have expertise in dealing with opioid use disorders and the transition to Buprenorphine, Methadone, and Vivitrol. The team provides support for patients throughout all phases of treatment.