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Counselor Part Time

Gavin Foundation

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REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

Gavin Foundation is a non-profit multi-service agency providing comprehensive, community- based substance abuse education, prevention, treatment and recovery support services throughout Greater Boston. Our vast array of services include; outpatient services, school based services, criminal justice programs, reentry programs, ATS/CSS, adolescent and adult recovery homes and a recovery support center.


SUMMARY OF POSITION

Work with a team comprised of medical professionals, clinicians and case managers in our ATS/CSS located in Quincy, MA, providing support, counseling and community referrals to individuals with substance use and co-occurring disorders. This will include facilitating individual and group counseling sessions and providing aftercare case management planning services.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct bio-psychosocial assessment
  • Complete intake paperwork- familiarity with MA DPH EIM/ESM preferred
  • Facilitate psycho-education groups
  • Use of MI based counseling
  • Knowledge of the 12 Steps of Recovery
  • Formulate treatment plan and provide timely documentation
  • Attend weekly treatment team supervision and biweekly individual supervision
  • Provide crisis intervention when necessary
  • Perform other related task and duties as assigned by the Clinical Director

REQUIREMENTS

  • Masters, CADC, LADC I or II
  • Knowledge of the ASAM criteria
  • Experience with utilization review for insurance payment
  • Must have effective speaking and writing skills
  • Three years in the field of alcoholism and substance abuse
  • Familiarity with Clinic Management Software a Plus
  • Basic Computer Skills (MS Office) and the desire/ability to learn new software

Schedule

Part Time Evenings

GAVIN FOUNDATION IS EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please email letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to:
Barbara Richards, Human Resources Manager
barbararichards@gavinfoundation.org
Attach all documents in PDF or Word format. No phone calls please.