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Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC1)

Company: Mental Health Association Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

MHA (Mental Health Association) is hiring immediately for a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC1)!We are giving a hire on bonus of up to a $1000 for the Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC1) role!MHA (Mental Health Association) helps people live their best life. We provide access to therapies for emotional health and wellness; services for substance use recovery, developmental disabilities and acquired brain injury; services for housing and residential programming, and more. With respect, integrity and compassion, MHA provides each individual served through person-driven programming to foster independence, community engagement, wellness and recovery.Do you need work life balance? Are you tired of working all the time? Tired of missing events because your shift ran late?MHA's Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor(LADC1) offers a work life balance, the space to pursue passion projects and the chance to get to know patients/participants!Are you a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor(LADC1) in another state? No worries we will pay the fees for you to become licensed in Massachusetts!The Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor(LADC1) Benefits

  • Monthly Productivity BONUSES
  • Continued professional development
  • Supervision provided with ongoing supervision available
  • Team Environment
  • Flexible Schedule
  • PTO/Sick time
  • 403B with a 3% match
  • 1st time home buyers grant
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Dependent Care Accounts
  • Hire on bonusTo see a full list of our benefits visit www.mhainc.org/benefitsThe Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor(LADC1) Responsibilities:
    • Provide assessment and treatment planning, as well as consultation, as requested, in the development of pre-crisis and crisis plans, behavioral guidelines, risk assessments, positive behavior plans, medication treatment plans, etc.
    • Complete required documentation in a timely manner, meeting regulatory standards.
    • Utilize evidence-based screening tools as indicated by clinical team.
    • Work collaboratively with teams/ programs to develop and implement positive behavior support plans.
    • Actively participate in all licensing and accreditation processes.
    • Serve as a liaison to relevant service systems, state agencies and community partners as needed.
    • Create and maintain open and effective lines of communication in an effort to meet contract standards and promote the mission of MHA within the community.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with local, state, federal, and private agencies and organizations to promote programs and to identify and secure potential new alliances, partnerships and funding sources.
    • Pursue activities to enhance personal professional growth. Attend conferences, classes, address groups and represent agency. Attend/participate in statewide meetings, task forces, committees, etc. relating to area of expertise.
    • Promote and integrate agency mission, values, philosophy and principles.
    • Perform other similar duties as assigned by the Clinic Director.The Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC1) Education and Professional Experience
      • Master's Degree in a behavioral health field is required
      • Independent LicenseEEOC Statement: MHA Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MHA Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training#ind

Keywords: Mental Health Association Inc, Springfield , Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC1), Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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