At The Brien Center, we are always looking for talented individuals who care about their future and are seeking a fulfilling career. Our employees are committed to providing high quality, comprehensive mental health, and addiction services to the residents of Berkshire County. With four divisions, dozens of programs, close to 500 employees and over 20 locations, The Brien Center offers a wide range of career opportunities, from individuals who are just starting out on their career path to professionals seeking a new challenge. As a leader in the behavioral health field, our agency is proud to deliver 21st-century services to those we serve.

Our wages and benefits are very competitive and feature the following highlights:

Our benefits include Health, Dental, and Vision – with instant enrollment – No waiting period! In addition, we offer Disability and Life Insurance Plans; Health Reimbursement and Flexible Spending Accounts; Tuition Assistance and Discounted Home and Auto Insurance Rates; Supplemental “overflow” for outpatient clinician positions with free supervision towards licensure!

Plus, with our exceptionally competitive leave pool accrual, new, full-time employees earn over 7 weeks of unrestricted paid time off! You get to decide how you want to use it.

Also, as a major supporter of Continuing Education, The Brien Center is proud to work with over a dozen educational institutions to provide graduate and undergraduate internships in all programs. Contact our Human Resources Department for more information.

Join one of Berkshire County’s largest non-profit employers in providing high-quality support to individuals with addiction and behavioral health disorders to facilitate their recovery process and to gain independence in the community.

You can be part of our mission and team by exploring the career opportunities available today!

A pre-employment CORI and RMV background check are required.

The Brien Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Brien Center - General Employment Application

Varies in County Wide, MA

Please complete this application to be held on file with The Brien Center Human Resources Department.  ...

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Brien Center - Intern/Volunteer Application

Internship/Volunteer in County Wide, MA

Please complete the application to be considered for volunteering or student-interning with The Brien Center. If applying for an internship, please include a cover letter and resume with your application.  ...

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Acute Services - Licensed Practical Nurse - Weekdays, 2nd Shift

Varies in Pittsfield, MA

Available Full and Part-Time - Full-Time Monday - Friday, 330 PM to 1130 PM. General Description Provide psychiatric nursing care, i.e., assessment, medication, education and monitoring of medication regimes and supervision of the general health care of residential clients.  Provide supervision for residents while assisting in daily living activities. Essential Job Functions </ ...

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Certified Medical Assistant

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description This position is responsible for managing calls for medical staff members, scheduling client appointments, managing medical charts and related information and assists with providing general front-desk support. Essential Job Functions Telephone Screen incoming phone calls for medical staff members. Return phone calls to clients who have left messages for medical ...

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Clinician – Community Services (Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts)

Full time in Pittsfield and North Adams, MA

This position may require one weekend day. General Description Provide clinical recovery services to Persons in the DMH funded Adult Community Clinical Services program as part of the Integrated Care Team.  LPHA’s will lead clinical teams to develop comprehensive assessments and treatment plans that encourage Persons to gain skills to transition through level of services towards self-sufficiency. Essential Job Functions < ...

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Registered Nurse – Community Services (Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts)

Part time in Pittsfield, MA

This position is part-time, weekends and one weekday, 1st shift. General Description Provide clinical recovery services to Persons in the DMH funded Adult Community Clinical Services program as part of the Integrated Care Team.  LPHA’s will lead clinical teams to develop comprehensive assessments and treatment plans that encourage Persons to gain skills to transition through level of services towards self-sufficiency. ...

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Clinicians - Social Workers/Mental Health Counselors

Varies in Pittsfield, Great Barrington and North Adams, MA

These positions provide a full continuum of therapeutic and clinical services. These services are provided for children and adolescents, adults and families in a variety of settings throughout Berkshire County. Services include risk assessment, crisis intervention, in-home therapy, family support and individual and group psychotherapy. Positions available full and part-time, as well as Fee For Service. Job Requirements: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or ...

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Community-Based Recovery Facilitator

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

In our Adult Community Services program, this position works as a member of a team to provide opportunities for individuals to develop skills to be used on their journey of recovery for personal growth focusing on working with individuals in their pursuits of independence. Position assists with daily living skills including every day domestic responsibilities and tasks. Job requirements:  GED/H.S Diploma, Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred, or 3-5 y ...

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Crisis Triage Coordinator

Varies in Pittsfield, MA

Available Full and Part-Time - all shifts available. Full-Time position requires one weekend day, 330 PM to 11 PM. General Description This position is responsible for managing incoming calls, maintaining oncall schedules, and providing additional support to the Acute Care Services staff. Essential Job Functions Triage incoming calls. Dispatch clinicians as needed. S ...

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Direct Care Support, Recovery Facilitation and Program Assistance

Varies in Pittsfield, North Adams and Williamstown, MA

Residential and outreach provides assistance in the population living with a chronic behavioral health disorder with daily living activities, passing medications in accordance with MAP, while providing outreach as needed. Available in our Acute Services, Addiction Services and Adult Community Services/Adult Day Health. Positions available full and part-time and on-call/per-diem. Job requirements:  High School Diploma or GED required 2 or 4-year Degree in related field ...

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Family Partner - Acute Services

Varies in Pittsfield, MA

General Description Accompany crisis clinicians during crisis evaluations and provide one-on-one support to parents/caregivers of youth who have mental health needs. The Family Partner will work collaboratively with crisis clinicians, the family, community, school and other providers as part of a team.   Essential Job Functions Work under the direction of a Master’s level crisis clinician Accompany crisis clini ...

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Family Partner -Family Resource Ctr/Northern Berk. Community Coalition

Full time in North Adams, MA

General Description Family Partner is a staff with lived experience assigned to the Family Resource Centers to provide supportive services to families and parents to advocate, support, educate, coach, and assist families in accomplishing their Care Plan goals and to negotiate and assist families in working with the Wraparound team and to help implement the Family Support Plan. Family Partner works closely with the Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) System. Essential J ...

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Case Worker - Keenan House for Women

Part time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description Actively work with hope and optimism on behalf of clients served in the Recovery Homes to promote independence, skill building, and attainment of personal goals during their journey to recovery Essential Job Functions Work collaboratively with clients to create specific short- and long-term goals with timelines.  Monitor progress towards goal attainment and  mo ...

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Registered Nurse - Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Program

Part time in Pittsfield and North Adams, MA

General Description The Registered Nurse will provide nursing care oversight and support within the Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Program. With a strong focus on assessments, medication, the monitoring of medication, staff trainings, education and the overall general health of the residents the Registered Nurse will enhance supports and services to both staff and residents. Essential Job Functions Direct Care Responsibilities: ...

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Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses - All programs

Per-Diem in Pittsfield and North Adams, MA

These nursing positions provide psychiatric nursing care, i.e., assessment, medication, education and monitoring of medication regimes and supervision of the general health care of the persons-served. Nurses also complete nursing assessments, referrals, and play an integral role within the psychiatric/medical team. Per-diem opportunities available in Adult Crisis Stabilization and Adult Day Health, all shifts. Job requirements:  Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse ...

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Site Supervisor - Community Services

Pittsfield, MA

This schedule for this position is as follows: Friday - 12 Noon to 8 PM; Saturday and Sunday - 8 AM to 4 PM; Monday and Tuesday - 12 Noon to 8 PM General Description This position includes responsibility for site operations/staff development, supervision and implementation of treatment plans. Essential Job Functions Provide supervision to Reco ...

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Therapeutic Mentors/Direct Care Specialists - Therapeutic Training and Support and Therapeutic Day

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

This position provides outreach to children, families and collateral contacts throughout the individual’s school, home and other community agencies. The DC Specialist supervises young persons-served in the day treatment (using a group-based model for intervention) and after school programs while participating in program planning, preparation and coverage of the program. Job requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field, as stipulated in the CBHI-approved list ...

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Care Coordinator – Behavioral Health Community Partners

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description The Care Coordinator under the direction of the Program Director, Assistant Program Director, Clinical Care Manager and/or Nurse Care Manager will provide outreach, engagement, assessment, and person centered treatment planning for individuals engaged and enrolled in the Brien Center’s Behavioral Health community Partner (BHCP) Program. The Care Coordinator provides specialized care coordination and care management services to Enrollees. The ...

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Case Worker - Keenan House North

Varies in North Adams, MA

Full and Part-Time Opportunities for days, evenings and weekends in our soon-to-open Co-Occurring Enhanced Recovery Program. General Description Actively work with hope and optimism on behalf of the persons served  in the Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Home to promote independence, skill building, and attainment of personal goals during their journey to recovery. Be a professional liaison between the persons served  and the best possible services availa ...

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Clinical Care Coordinator

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description The Clinical Care Coordinator under the direction of the Program Director, Assistant Program Directors, Clinical Care Manager and/or Nurse Care Manager will provide outreach, engagement, assessment, and person centered treatment planning for individuals engaged and enrolled in the Brien Center’s Behavioral Health community Partner (BHCP) Program. The Clinical Care Coordinator provides specialized care coordination and care management services ...

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Clinical Service Coordinator - Pittsfield Community Connection

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description Provide Mental Health Treatment and Psychotherapy, Case management, and treatment planning for Youth and Families through our partnership with Pittsfield Community Connection. Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance abuse assessment and provide treatment in individual, family and group. Deliver treatment on an outreach basis to families and youth in the families’ hom ...

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Clinical Service Coordinator - Therapeutic Day Services

Part time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description Provide Behavioral Health Treatment, Case management, Therapeutic Recreational services, coordinate family meetings, provide intake assessments when needed, maintain collateral contacts with providers and provide clinical oversight in Day Services. Half time position-4 hours per day. Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance us ...

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Clinical Supervisor - Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Program

Full time in North Adams, MA

General Description The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for clinical oversight of the Co-Occurring Enhanced Program. The Clinical Supervisor reports directly to the Program Director and has direct supervision of Case Management and Clinical Staff. It is the mission of the Clinical Supervisor to ensure that all staff and residents have clinical support and that program is practicing up to date and relevant clinical treatment.  Essential ...

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Clinician - Behavioral Health Urgent Care

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description Provides intake screening, follow-up ESP appointments, and community-based intervention to individuals and families Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance use disorder  assessment and provide treatment Coordinate with OBOT, TSP, and Outpatient as directed to assist clients wishing to access substance use disorder and mental h ...

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Clinician - Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Program

Full time in North Adams, MA

General Description Provide a well rounded approach of clinical treatment and services to the residents of the program. The clinician will help coordinate treatment plans, provide direct care and facilitate a therapeutic milieu through individual and group therapy.  Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health and substance use  assessments Maintain client records, completing ...

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Clinician – Family Resource Center

Part time in North Adams, MA

This part-time position will provide comprehensive mental health assessments including the Child Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) assessment, short-term treatment, referrals, case management and care planning to youth and families of the Family Resource Centers (FRC) including Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) court referrals.  Job requirements:  Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent graduate degree; Current licensure and 5 years experience as a licensed ...

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Counselor - Emergency Services Provider

Part time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description This position is responsible for providing support to patients via phone and in person, assisting ESP Clinicians and providing additional support to the Acute Care Services staff. Essential Job Functions Provide support via phone and in person to individuals in crisis Accompany ESP Clinicians during assessments of individuals in crisis Assist ESP Clinicians with ma ...

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Counselor - Substance Abuse

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

This position will provide substance abuse counseling to persons within the Adult Community Clinical Services Program. The counselor will teach recovery skills, educate and promote skills to reduce substance use. Job Requirements: Position requires a certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling (CADC) or license in Alcohol and Drug Counseling (LADC I or II) Extensive knowledge of the dynamics of substance abuse treatment intervention and education Experience in ...

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Direct Care Support - Keenan House North

Varies in North Adams, MA

Full and Part-Time Opportunities for days, evenings, overnights and weekends in our soon-to-open Co-Occurring Enhanced Recovery Program. General Description Responsible for direct care of the residents in the program. They are responsible for ensuring program safety and for helping the residents understand the program requirements. Support all residents with life skills and assist in creating daily schedules of meaningful activities. Essential Job Func ...

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Driver Alcohol Education Group Facilitator

Per-Diem in Great Barrington, MA

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. ...

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Driver Alcohol Education Supervisor

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description                                              This position is responsible for the daily operation and oversight of the Driver Alcohol Education program and its staff. This position requires work at sites th ...

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Nurse Care Manager

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description The Nurse Care Manager will collaborate with Clinical Care Managers and Care Coordinators as well as other Community Partner (BH CP) staff to contribute to medically-oriented aspects of the BH CP services with a focus on integration and coordination of care. The Nurse Care Manager will be responsible for reviewing Assessments and adding medical information before submitting to the Clinical Care Manager for final approval. The Nurse Care Manag ...

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Peer Support Worker

Part time in North Adams, MA

This position assists individuals with mental health conditions and/or addiction and facilitates those individuals’ experience of success and satisfaction in living, learning and socializing. Essential Job Functions Support Persons to identify and develop individual goals toward personal recovery and wellness. Complete Activity Log of time spent with Persons Complete a weekly calendar of meetings and app ...

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Peer Support Worker

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

This position assists individuals with mental health conditions and/or addiction and facilitates those individuals’ experience of success and satisfaction in living, learning and socializing. Essential Job Functions Support Persons to identify and develop individual goals toward personal recovery and wellness. Complete Activity Log of time spent with Persons Complete a weekly calendar of meetings and app ...

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Program Director - Behavioral Health Community Partners

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

This position will provide leadership and management of The Brien Center’s Behavioral Health Community Partner Program. The Program Director will directly and indirectly supervise a team comprised of Senior Care Coordinators, Nurse Case Managers and other program staff. The Director will build and enhance relationships with Community-Based organizations and Accountable Care Organizations within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) in collaboration wit ...

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Program Supervisor - Adult Outpatient Services

Full time in North Adams, MA

This position is responsible for providing direct clinical supervision of clinical staff, including Recovery Coaches and Clinicians, while also providing intakes, individual and group psychotherapy. The Program Supervisor is also responsible for providing overall program supervision in the absence of the Program Director. Master's Degree in Social Work or Psychology or Doctor of Philosophy or Psychology with Independent License (LICSW, LMHC, PhD or PsyD) Depth of ...

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Program Supervisor - Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description Supervise all levels of clinical staff and oversee outpatient programs.   Assist in administrative oversight of the clinic, including productivity and budget issues.  Essential Job Functions Development and implementation of program concepts and services, including enhanced outpatient. Supervision of all levels of clinical staff, including recommendations of staffing changes to the Div ...

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Program Supervisor - Family Resource Center

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description Provide Comprehensive Mental Health Assessments, including the Family Strengths and Need Assessment (FSNA); short term treatment; and Care Planning to Youth and Families of the Family Resource Center (FRC). Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance abuse assessment and provide treatment in individual, family and group. Provide FSNA assessment t ...

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Program Supervisor- Family Resource Ctr./Northern Berk. Community Coalition

Full time in North Adams, MA

General Description Provide Comprehensive Mental Health Assessments, including the Family Strengths and Need Assessment (FSNA); short term treatment; and Care Planning to Youth and Families of the Family Resource Center (FRC). Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance abuse assessment and provide treatment in individual, family and group. Provide FSNA assessment to each family referr ...

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Registered Nurse - Transition of Care Manager

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description The Transition of Care (TOC) Manager will see Behavioral Health Community Partner (BH CP) Assigned and Engaged Enrollees at inpatient facilities and Emergency Departments (EDs) for the purpose of engaging Enrollees to complete BH CP Participation Forms, Consent Forms and comprehensive assessments. The TOC Manager will further ensure warm hand-offs to BH CP staff for the purpose of delivering ongoing care management services and may maintain a ...

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