Massachusetts Impaired Driver Program - Group Facilitator - PER DIEM!
**Position requires weekday evening availability and groups will be held either in person or virtually**
This position is responsible for facilitating groups for the Driver Alcohol Education program. This position may require work at sites throughout Berkshire County.
Essential Job Functions
- Work collaboratively with the program coordinator, updating on clients participation in program
- Facilitate psycho-educational groups using a core curriculum
- Update records including admission and discharge forms and group notes, eight week evaluations and complete exit interviews
- Make treatment recommendations and referrals as appropriate.
- Inform clients when they are behind on payments
- Participate in all relevant staff and treatment meetings, scheduled supervision and interagency committees
- Update supervisor on collateral services as needed
- Maintain safety and quality of site and report any incidents or accidents to supervisor
- Make independent decisions on and off site based on program requirements
- Ensure compliance with DPH and all agency policies
- Oversee accuracy of records and maintain record keeping standards
- Communicate a knowledge of the process of addiction with hopefulness and respect
- Flexibly respond to program scheduling needs and represent the agency in a professional manner in all community contacts and interagency committees
- A master’s degree in one of the following disciplines or a closely related field: clinical psychology, education-counseling, medicine, psychology, psychiatric nursing, rehabilitative counseling, social work, and who has a minimum of one year of supervised substance abuse counseling experience
A Bachelor’s degree in any of the listed disciplines and a minimum of two years of supervised substance abuse counseling experience
A recognized certification or licensure, such as a CADAC or LADC including 4,000 hours of clinically supervised counseling of individuals with substance use disorders including at least 220 documented hours of supervision.
- Computer knowledge and skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
- Ability to multi-task and work with a wide variety of people
- Knowledge of community services
- Ability to write clear and concise reports
- Ability to make independent decisions based on defined treatment goals
- Valid driver’s license and use of vehicle
- Works in office; temperature regulated
- Travel to all outpatient sites may be required
- Manual & visual dexterity; correctable
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions