Stonington Institute - Groton, CT

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Job Description:
Stonington Institute began serving recovering alcoholics
in 1957 as Starlight Farms, a working farm where adults
in recovery were introduced to the principles of
Alcoholics Anonymous. Today, we are the longest
continually operating, free-standing, voluntary
treatment facility in New England. Our main campus is
located in North Stonington, CT, in its original private
and peaceful rural setting. We have additional clinical
sites in Groton, CT. Transportation and off-campus
housing assistance make our programs and services
accessible to a statewide clientele. Those programs
include: medical detoxification,
rehabilitation/residential treatment, partial
hospitalization, intensive outpatient treatment (both
day and evening) and ambulatory detoxification, as well
as residential addictions treatment for active duty and
retired military servicemembers. The Institute accepts
private insurance, state-funded plans and self pay
The Clinician is a CT licensed therapist who will
provide group services to adults with substance abuse
and co-occurring psychiatric disorders within a partial
hospital program. The Clinician is responsible for
treatment and discharge planning, individual and group
therapy, psycho-education, family services, and related
documentation. The Clinician will provide services in
conjunction with other members of the multi-disciplinary
treatment team.
The Clinician must have working knowledge of symptoms
and course of major mental disorders, counseling
techniques and community resources; the ability to
provide comprehensive clinical assessment services,
including DSM-IV TR diagnosis, mental status, treatment
response and safety evaluation; the ability to
communicate, through psychoeducation and family
education sessions, appropriate information about
substance abuse; the ability to manage and coordinate
individualized client care; and demonstrated ability to
comply with documentation standards of the agency, Joint
Commission and DPH.
This position is three (3) evenings per week, 5:00 pm -
9:30 pm.
CT licensure required (LPC, LADC, LCSW, LMFT), as is
experience working with individuals with co-occurring
mental health diagnoses. Must hold Master’s Degree from
an accredited school of Social Work or in related field
(i.e., agency counseling, mental health counseling,