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Job Type:
Full-Time, 40 hours
Location:
Taunton, MA
Program Type:
Community based
Program Name:
PACT-Y
Pay Range:
$40,000 - $45,000

CCBC is hiring for an exciting new program that will provide intensive community-based services to youth, young adults and their families. PACT-Y (Program for Assertive Community Treatment for Youth) is an evidence-based, trauma-informed multi-disciplinary team approach that delivers strength based, youth guided and family driven services and skilled therapeutic interventions in the home and community to support youth with serious mental health challenges. This comprehensive, person-centered approach aims to enhance family functioning, provide stabilization, foster growth and resilience, build skills and help prepare youth for the transition to adulthood.

Be a part of this innovative program that is the first of its kind in Massachusetts. CCBC and DMH will work collaboratively to meet the needs of youth and families who need a creative, flexible, dynamic team to support them in achieving their goals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work directly with youth to promote engagement in services and ensure the youth’s perspective and preferences are heard and respected
  • Support youth by providing encouragement, validation, and guidance from the perspective of someone who has successfully managed mental health and/or substance abuse symptoms
  • Share recovery story and common experiences in order to assist youth in developing skills to achieve their treatment goals
  • Assist with teaching daily living skills; provide transportation to appointments and to obtain community resources
  • Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to provide consultation about youth-guided treatment
  • Help youth learn productive ways to communicate with their parent/caregivers and other adults

Requirements

  • Lived experience with own mental health and/or co-occurring substance use challenges. Please submit a cover letter with your resume that describes your personal experience with recovery from mental health and/or substance use issues
  • Must be actively engaged in personal recovery process
  • Experience (professional or non-professional) working with youth
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology or related field is strongly preferred

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

 

Date posted: 12/29/2022

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Karen Turner, Program Director (kturner@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: (508) 977-8124

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.