Massachusetts Impaired Driver Program - Group Facilitator - PER DIEM!

Countywide, MA

**Position requires weekday evening availability and groups will be held either in person or virtually**



General Description                                         

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

Direct Care

  • 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

Administrative

  • 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

Other Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications 

  • 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

or 

A Bachelor’s degree in any of the listed disciplines and a minimum of two years of supervised substance abuse counseling experience

or

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

Working Conditions

  • Works in office; temperature regulated
  • Travel to all outpatient sites may be required

Physical Conditions

  • Manual & visual dexterity; correctable
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


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