Drug & Alcohol Counselors


Summit Academy:
New Outlook Academy:


Paid Time Off
Meals and Parking
Excellent Highmark Medical Coverage
Dental and Vision Coverage
Prescription Reimbursement Program
401K & Profit-Sharing Plan
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability Insurance

Utilize your knowledge and counseling skills to help our students identify their need for rehabilitation while collaborating with clinicians and other professionals to develop treatment objectives.

Facilitate group and individual counseling to assist clients in meeting their therapeutic goals and encourage their overall growth and development.

Extensive training is provided to all Drug and Alcohol Counselors to assist them in not only providing therapy but also evaluating treatment efficacy and communicating progress updates.

The Academy Schools provides the training and supervision for you to receive certification as an addictions counselor through the Pennsylvania Certification Board.


A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required in one of the following disciplines:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Human Services
  • Behavior Sciences

Apply to see if your degree qualifies.


Summit Academy: $43,000-$45,000

New Outlook Academy: $40,000-$42,000

“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