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Recovery Coach- OTP/MAT

Company: Behavorial Health Network, Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

If you are passionate about making a difference in people's lives and want a place to grow your career, come join the team here at BHN where you belong!Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Recovery Coach in the OTP program at Behavioral Health Network! Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the Opioid Treatment Program with the following:

  • Helping expecting moms with problems with substance use with finding their own unique pathways to recovery.
  • Working with recoverees in Hampden County communities through using their lived experience and Recovery Coach training.
  • Mentoring and empowering their peers to be in the 'driver seat' of their lives.
  • Completing Recovery Coach trainings and supervision with BHN to become certified in Recovery Coaching.Who are we?The Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) at Behavioral Health Network is a Medication Assisted Treatment Program to assist individuals who are opiate addicted and are experiencing the dysfunctional effects of its use to gain and maintain the skills needed to achieve an opiate-free lifestyle and to improve functioning. BHN's Holyoke OTP uses medication protocols approved by the Medical Director to ensure patients safely detox from these substances. These protocols are evidenced based and are implemented through assessment and re-assessment practices throughout the process.Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities. Reasons to work with BHN:
    • Work with an agency who does amazing things for others
    • You will be able to change a person's life
    • You will expand your experience in various areas of mental & behavioral health
    • You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency
    • You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment
    • You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available What are we looking for in a Recovery Coach?
      • Bilingual in Spanish and English (strongly preferred).
      • Prior completion of the Recovery Coach Academy (strongly preferred).
      • 2 years of experience working with individuals in recovery from substance use disorders (strongly preferred).
      • Familiarity with substance use recovery support services.
      • High School Diploma or GED equivalent (required).
      • Enrollment in or completion of a CADAC program (preferred).
      • Professional demeanor in communicating with recoverees and care team members.
      • Valid driver's license and reliable car for work purposes (required).
      • Experience with Expecting Mothers in Recovery (required) How do I apply to be a Recovery Coach?If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on "Browse All Jobs" to apply! BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Keywords: Behavorial Health Network, Inc, Springfield , Recovery Coach- OTP/MAT, Education / Teaching , Springfield, Massachusetts

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