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Substance Abuse Counselor

Riverbend Community Mental Health

Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.


Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc, one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a motivated and dynamic licensed or license eligible Counselor with experience in addiction services. You will have the opportunity to work with both adults and adolescents inCHOICES, one of Riverbend’s newest programs, providing Medically Assisted Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Programming. You will be part of a very talented multi-disciplinary team focused on providing the highest quality of integrative care in the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders in our Concord, NH office. 
 
As a Counselor within the program, you will provide therapeutic interventions including, but not limited to, motivational interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and crisis intervention.  This is a wonderful opportunity to start with a growing company and be part of an energetic team. Wages and benefits are extremely competitive.

Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related Human Services field is required.
  • Active NH licensure as LCMHC, LICSW, or Psychologist preferred.
  • Active NH licensure as LADC or MLADC preferred, or willingness to pursue licensure.
  • Minimum of one years experience in substance abuse treatment in an outpatient setting preferred.
  • Experience with Intensive Outpatient Programming and medication assisted treatment preferred.
  • Some evening hours may be required.
  • A valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, and auto insurance or access to a reasonable alternative required.
Responsibilities:
  • Provide goal-oriented individual and group settings; Treatment for drug and alcohol addiction is recovery-oriented and focused on the adult population.
  • Provide education and support to families in support of client’s treatment goals.
  • Prepare treatment plans and clinical paperwork associated with client’s care.
  • Monitor client abstinence through urine testing as needed.
Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: November 10, 2017

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