Channel your passion to motivate and empower those in substance
abuse recovery in the Western Massachusetts community!
Become a part of a team of competent and caring professionals as
a Counselor at Behavioral Health Network! Within BHN's Hope Center
program, Counselors support the growth, independence, and safety of
the individuals they serve through direct and indirect services.
Counselors work with their clients to document their individual
comprehensive assessments, develop and implement treatment plans,
oversee and provide guidance and direct counseling, and facilitate
diverse psycho-educational groups for the individuals served.
Working as a team with other Counselors, they oversee the
activities and services provided to individuals to ensure
compliance and to provide the best recovery-based environment
Counselors at the Hope Center also monitor the quality of
services with the Program Director, Clinical Supervisor, and Senior
Counselor; they complete documentation and forms regarding
individuals and their care in a timely fashion. They recognize and
follow through with licensing, funding, safety, and maintenance
concerns in addition to providing transportation, crisis
intervention, and emergency services when needed. Finally, in the
best interests of the individuals served at the Hope Center,
Counselors maintain appropriate verbal and written communication
with other staff. Counselors will learn to work as a collaborative
team with the goal of delivering high quality sound clinical
treatment. Counselors will grow through ongoing training and
firsthand experience that will enhance their skills and provide
additional employment opportunities.
At Behavioral Health Network's Hope Center, we believe in the
unique strengths, skills, and empowerment of the individual to
motivate their treatment and recovery in our 30-day post
detoxification and stabilization services.
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.
Counselors at BHN's Hope Center have the following
- Commitment to empowerment and growth, human rights, and
community integration for individuals served.
- High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent (required).
- LADCI or LADCII or equivalent.
- At least 1 year of experience in Human Services
- At least 1 year of experience working in substance treatment
- Valid Driver's License.
- Bilingual in Spanish & English (preferred).
- Familiarity with Internet, word processing and email
- Working knowledge of DPH Bureau of Substance Addiction Services
- In successful recovery for two or more years, if applicable
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our
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click on "Browse All Jobs" to apply!
BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and
strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.