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Substance Abuse Counselor-full time and per diem

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Bay Cove Human Services, Inc | Stoughton, MA
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Bay Cove Human Services, Inc


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  • Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.
  • a leading Massachusetts human services organization, seeks a CSS Counselor to join us in our mission to provide high-quality services to adults who face the life-long challenges of mental illness, aging and substance use disorder.
  • As a Substance Abuse Counselor you will be doing your part in fighting the current Opioid/Substance Abuse epidemic as a key member of a dynamic multidisciplinary team working directly with clients who have just completed detox from Substance Use in an inpatient setting.
  • Through the running of groups, providing individual/family/group counseling you will be by helping our clients in the next stage of their Recovery We are looking for someone who strives to: Challenge thinking.
  • Be different.
  • Lead change.
  • Bay Cove is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring.
  • You will: Provide counseling/therapy that promotes a stable clinical and psychological condition for patients, post-detoxification.
  • Complete the bio-psychosocial assessments.
  • Develop initial individual treatment and discharge plans.
  • Promote ongoing participation of the client with decisions involving treatment planning and goal setting.
  • Work 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.
  • Maintain relevant and timely counseling progress notes.
  • Participates in ongoing multidisciplinary case conferences/client care meetings.
  • Lead various psycho-educational, therapy and recovery oriented groups as assigned and ensure all relevant documentation.
  • What you will need to bring: Education - BA/BS or experience in a Human Services field.
  • Experience – Three years of experience in substance use disorder treatment and at least two years of counseling experience.
  • Strong knowledge of the substance use treatment continuum and services and related community resources.
  • Skills – Ability to work with individuals with substance use disorders.
  • License/Certification –Licensure of Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC I or LADC II) or Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) or Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC).

What you will need to bring:

  • Education - BA/BS or experience in a Human Services field.
  • Experience – Three years of experience in substance use disorder treatment and at least two years of counseling experience.
  • Strong knowledge of the substance use treatment continuum and services and related community resources.
  • Skills – Ability to work with individuals with substance use disorders.
  • License/Certification –Licensure of Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC I or LADC II) or Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) or Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC).
  • Driving License Required


  • Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.
  • a leading Massachusetts human services organization, seeks a CSS Counselor to join us in our mission to provide high-quality services to adults who face the life-long challenges of mental illness, aging and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

Send resume to mchapin@baycove.org or apply at https://www.baycove.org/apply/index.cfm?pid=10091

Send resume to mchapin@baycove.org or apply at https://www.baycove.org/apply/index.cfm?pid=10091

Location

Stoughton, MA

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