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Employment Type: Part-Time, Full-Time
  • Dauphin County
  • Lebanon County
Program/Department: Drug & Alcohol Outpatient Services


We are seeking a Drug & Alcohol Outpatient Therapist to join our growing team!

Status: Part-time position, with the option to transition into Full-time if desired. No on-call responsibilities, and no weekend responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct therapeutic, goal-directed treatment sessions with individuals.
  • Facilitate Groups, including but not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Early Recovery, IOP, etc.
  • Complete medical record documentation, service authorizations, treatment plan updates, case consults, and additional case management responsibilities.
  • Complete required documentation as dictated by DDAP, SCA’s, and other contracted insurance providers.
  • Attendance at all mandatory and scheduled training’s, supervisions, and staff meetings. Report to D&A Facility Director on a regular basis to insure consistency and quality of care.
  • Complete the 10 Core trainings as required by DDAP, within the first year of employment. Submit yearly projected training outline to D & A Facility Director and acquire 25 hours of DDAP approved training per year.


  • Previous experience in a drug and alcohol setting (required), or health or human service agency
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities

Minimum Qualifications

Education: 1. A Master’s degree from an accredited University or College in the field of Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or Human Services Field. 2. Licensed in the State of Pennsylvania to provide mental health services (LPC, LSW, LCSW, etc.) is preferred.

Clearances: (Prospective employee must have the following clearances before servicing clients.) 1. PA State Child Abuse Clearance (Upon hire, before working with clients, and every year thereafter) 2. Pennsylvania State Criminal Background Check (Upon hire, before working with clients, and every year thereafter) 3. FBI Clearance

Benefits: T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc. offers a competitive Employee Benefit Package to all eligible employees after 90 days of full-time employment, including Health Insurance, Dental and Vision Coverage, and additional Voluntary Benefits. Part-time employees are also eligible to enroll in Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Benefit plans, after 90 days of part-time employment, working a minimum of 15 hours/per week. In addition, employees have access to use the discounts provided in the Employee Perks Reward Program, including tuition discounts.

Join our team as we continue helping people back into the swing of life!

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How to Apply for Employment

Interested applicants should submit the following documents:

Please email your coverletter and resume to: or mail/fax to:
TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
410 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 735-1901

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