Bay Cove Human Services, Inc . a leading Massachusetts human services organization, seeks a Substance Abuse Counselor who will be an integral member of Clinical Stabilization Service program that will deliver clinical services to clients dealing with Substance Abuse
The Substance Abuse Counselor/CSS Counselor works with a multidisciplinary team, and is responsible for providing clinical services and case management for clients in the CSS program. The Counselor also ensures that clients are seamlessly transitioned to the next level of care.
We are looking for someone who strives to:
Bay Cove is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring.
What you will do:
Provides counseling/therapy that promotes a stable clinical and psychological condition for patients, post-detoxification.
Completes the bio-psychosocial assessment within 48 hours after admission.
Develops initial individual treatment and discharge plans.
Promotes ongoing participation of the client with decisions involving treatment planning and goal setting.
Works closely with the patient, their family and/or natural or social supports, as well as the program’s multidisciplinary teams to ensure ongoing review and updating of patients’ treatment plans.
Facilitate clinical therapy with patients through individual, group and family sessions.
Maintains relevant and timely counseling progress notes.
Participates in ongoing multidisciplinary case conferences/client care meetings.
Leads various psycho-educational, therapy and recovery oriented groups as assigned and ensure all relevant documentation.
What you will need to bring:
Solid understanding of Substance Use Disorder Treatment continuum and services.
Experience providing Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Licensure- Licensed to practice as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC I or LADC II) or Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) or Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC).
Ability to triage/balance competing priorities.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Effective communication skills- ability to facilitate, exceptional customer service; organizational skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrated experience in clinical and case management.
Problem solving skills- demonstrated experience in evaluating all aspects of a problem or opportunity and make or facilitate appropriate and timely decisions.
Internal Number: 7891
About Bay Cove Human Services
Recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places To Work, Bay Cove Human Services is a private, not-for-profit corporation that provides a wide variety of services to individuals and their families who face the life-long challenges of developmental disabilities, aging, mental illness and drug and alcohol addiction. We have a wide variety of programs available to our clients including residential services, employment support, and day habilitation programs. Bay Cove's 2,000 highly trained employees serve more than 20,000 individuals and their families each year at more than 160 different program sites throughout Greater Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.