One of the leading PACT programs within the state, offering career development in an evidenced-based practice model
Provide substance use assessment, treatment planning/support, and facilitate a co-occurring disorder group
A short commute from both Boston and Providence
Description of Position
Seeking a Full-Time Master's Level Addictions Specialist for PACT team in Brockton. PACT (Program of Assertive Community Treatment) is a comprehensive, community-based psychiatric program providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness, some with co-occurring addictions. Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team that also includes a prescriber, psychiatric nurses, vocational specialists, licensed social workers, housing specialists, and a recovery specialist. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading PACT programs within the state, offering career development in an evidenced-based practice model.
In addition to general program responsibilities, this position also requires the person to provide substance use assessment, treatment planning and ongoing support and facilitate a co-occurring disorder group for PACT consumers. Competitive salary and benefit package.
The person we are looking for is someone with a high level of self motivation, good personal boundaries and a firm belief in the principles of hope and recovery from mental illness. A master's degree in psychology, social work or related field is required and licensure is preferred.
PACT positions are outreach positions and applicants are required to work with clients in their homes and in community settings. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. One 12-8 pm shift per week and every fifth weekend required.
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Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT)
A multi-disciplinary team which provides the treatment, rehabilitation and support services needed to enable adults with severe and persistent mental illness to engage in an individual process of recovery... read more
Date posted: 2/13/2023
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Sharier Ortiz, Program Director (firstname.lastname@example.org)
56 Cherry Street 3rd floor
Brockton, MA 02301