Residential Drug and Alcohol Counselor

We are now accepting applications for a Full-time Residential Drug & Alcohol Counselor position.

The Pathway to Recovery Program at Outside In offers a unique, non-traditional approach to addiction and substance abuse treatment for adolescent males (referred to as “students”). Fully licensed and accredited, our 48-bed residential drug-free (inpatient, non-hospital) program is tailored to the distinctive developmental challenges facing adolescents. The Outside In Pathway to Recovery Program strives to provide superior substance abuse treatment in a manner that honors and addresses the particular needs of the adolescent struggling with drugs and/or alcohol. Services are delivered in a positive manner and are built upon the foundation of each student’s own motivation to change. The work environment at Outside In is optimistic, hopeful, collaborative, and strengths-based. Competitive benefits are offered.


The Drug and Alcohol Counselor at Outside In is responsible for the overall delivery, monitoring, and reporting of clinical services. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Conducting group, individual, and family sessions for the students in the program
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to achieve common goals
  • Conducting assessment, treatment planning, progress noting, and other industry-standard documentation
  • Providing professional court testimony on client progress and treatment recommendations
  • Maintaining professional relationships with outside agencies
  • Attending team meetings and trainings
  • Responding to, documenting, and reporting crisis situations


Candidates must possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field and 2-5 years of experience in clinical and/or human service employment
  • State licensure (LPC, LSW, LCSW, LMFT) and/or D&A Certification (CADC, CAADC) preferred
  • Excellent verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills
  • Time management & organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Clean driving record
  • The ability to secure a satisfactory criminal record check
  • The ability to secure a satisfactory ChildLine clearance
  • The ability to secure satisfactory references
  • The desire to work with troubled teenagers in a positive and motivational manner

Work hours: Flexible schedule and non-traditional hours

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Contact Us

Outpatient Services
PHONE 724-837-1518
FAX 724-837-0801

Residential Programs
PHONE 724-238-8441
FAX 724-238-3748

By Mail
PO Box 639
Greensburg,PA 15601

Westmoreland: 800-836-8441

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