Clinician II/III - Addiction Counselor-PASSages
Community Healthlink - Worcester, MA

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PASSages: PASSAges is Community Healthlink's newest program providing services within the agency's adult detox services continuum. As a post detox program, the program provides intensive, community based, short term (up to 30 days), residential, group and individual treatment for individuals in the early stages of substance abuse recovery. The program serves adult men and women; length of stay is based on medical necessity. While in the program, individuals gain stability and the necessary skills to assist in transitioning to a substance free lifestyle. In addition to intensive clinical treatment, PASSages also provides case management services to assists individuals with developing comprehensive aftercare plans.

Responsibilities:
Be able to run Substance Abuse groups, Individual therapy, crisis management, construct clinical treatment plans, complete paperwork in a timely manner
Competency in individualized substance abuse and mental health treatment.
Able to construct and implement individualized treatment plans.
Experience with running substance abuse and relapse prevention groups.
Familiar with crisis management and de-escalation techniques.
Experience working with insurance companies and utilization review.
Some understanding of Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic Interventions.
Must be comfortable with clinical paperwork.

Qualifications:
Master's degree or Bachelor's Degree with previous experience in the field of substance abuse required.
LDAC or CDAC preferred

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