Conduct screening, assessment for substance abuse & other addictions, risk, and treatment needs
Work collaboratively with persons served to understand how addiction and/or substance abuse impact all areas of life
A short commute from both Boston and Providence
Description of Position
CCBC is hiring a Recovery Specialist Supervisor to join our new Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Rehabilitation Services (COE-RRS) Program.
- Conducts screening, assessing and reassessing for substance abuse, risk, and treatment needs. Assessment will also be conducted for other addictions such as food, gambling, etc.;
- Assesses and tracks clients stages of change and stages of treatment readiness;
- Conducts outreach utilizing evidence based practices such as motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention; consistent with clients stage of change and/or readiness;
- Work collaboratively with persons served to understand how addiction and/or substance abuse impact all areas of life;
- Addresses consequences of use regardless of stages of change, and supporting readiness, relapse prevention, and long-term recovery;
- Provides community based resources for any mental health or substance abuse related concerns as needed by the person served;
- Reports to the Program Director/Clinical Director on a daily basis to seek guidance, supervision and support in their cases.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in human services plus three years of relevant experience or five years of experience as a substance abuse counselor. Addictions/Substance Abuse Certification preferred, or must be working towards such.
In addition to education/training requirements, must have at least one year of experience working with the adult mentally ill population; provide supervision to the recovery support specialist; knowledge of recovery resources; experience with diverse populations; experience facilitating groups and recovery-based activities; must possess good organizational skills, effective written, verbal, and computer skills.
Knowledge of Core Competencies as identified by the employee’s assigned department; must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles, as determined by the department vice president; must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; and must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position.
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Date posted: 10/16/2019
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780