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Addiction Specialist

Correct Care Recovery Solutions (CCRS) has partnered with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections to comprehensively manage and provide medical and mental health care, forensic mental health evaluation and treatment, substance abuse treatment and dental services to patients at Bridgewater State Hospital.  CCRS is seeking qualified professionals to be part of this innovative program that will deliver care in accordance with a person-centered, trauma-informed recovery/resiliency philosophy.  CCRS' overall goal is to improve patients' levels of functioning and wellness for a successful recovery and discharge from the hospital.  CCRS has several exciting employment opportunities based at Bridgewater State Hospital for individuals to work alongside visionary leaders committed to improving public health.  When you work at a CCRS facility, you have an opportunity to make a difference every single day.

Job Description

Requisition: 17-43190
Location: MA, Bridgewater
Facility: Bridgewater State Hospital
Type: Regular Full-Time
Shift: Day

Overview

Our Addiction Specialist will provide comprehensive substance use services including assessments, treatment, and support for recovery to dually diagnosed individuals. The Addictions Counselor will track program participation for dissemination to appropriate administrative and supervisory staff. Substance use services will be integrated and consistent with ongoing mental health treatment, including the involvement of multi-disciplinary clinicians and sharing of information.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in clinical/counseling psychology, mental health counseling, social work, or related field.
Experience:

Two (2) years of experience in a psychiatric hospital or correctional setting is preferred.
Licenses/Certifications:

Certification as a substance abuse counselor.
Responsibilities

Assesses individuals with substance use disorders to determine their stage of change.
Develops and provides alcohol and other drug education programs.
Provides counseling services, including individual and group counseling.
Collaborates with staff who provide medical and detoxification services and follow-up.
Provides treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders with a focus on understanding how they interact with each other.
The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.


CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

To apply please click the following link http://jobs.correctcaresolutions.com/addiction-specialist/job/7200515