Location(s)
Springfield
Type
Full Time
Recruiter Contact Information

Anivi Rodriguez Escobar
(413) 301-9329

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Make an impact on those working through substance use addictions in Western Massachusetts!

Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Counselor-Case Manager in the Carlson Recovery Center at Behavioral Health Network! Counselor-Case Managers perform thorough assessments and create treatment plans for individuals.  Through maintaining therapeutic and collaborative relationships with members of the healthcare team, they provide individual and group counseling sessions and adapt treatment approaches to meet the needs of individuals served. Counselor-Case Managers document their plans of care and are accountable for their professional practice, growth, and development.

The Carlson Recovery Center in Springfield, MA serves those 18 years of age and older who are suffering from drug and alcohol addiction within the first 5-7 days of their recovery. The 32-bed program is also open to those who are under a court order to seek treatment. A 24-hour multidisciplinary team, including a Medical Director, a board-certified Family Physician, and an Addiction Medicine Physician, provides acute treatment and detoxification 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.

Job Requirements

Counselor-Case Managers at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (preferred);
  • CAC/CADAC or LADC (required).
  • Two years of experience in substance abuse or behavioral health counseling (preferred). 
  • Experienced in providing case management and/or counseling services as part of a clinical team to patients in a treatment setting (preferred).
  • Able to understand, empathize and work with an addicted, dually diagnosed and/or methadone maintained population.
  • Able to approach individuals served in a sensitive and therapeutic manner to understand and work with patients’ problems. 
  • Skilled in assessing the range of addiction, dual diagnosis and methadone issues, recognizing special needs and adjusting treatment approaches accordingly. 
  • Flexible to cover shifts and meet the needs of the unit, as needed. 
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish (preferred)
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