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Substance Use Disorder Clinician

Company: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc.
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Substance Use Disorder Clinician - Merrimack Country Drug CourtRiverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a Substance Use Disorder Clinician to provide goal-oriented individual and group treatment to adults participating in the CHOICES program, through Merrimack County Drug Court.Merrimack County Drug Court is based on a post adjudication model after which the individual enters into treatment for 18 - 24 months. The Substance Use Disorder Clinician will be a member of a multidisciplinary team, providing services to the adult drug treatment court program utilizing evidenced based practices known to have a positive outcome for drug court participants. Rather than long periods of incarceration, successful programming focuses on proven methods of treatment and supervision. Clinicians in this program provide therapeutic interventions to include, but not limited to, motivational interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and crisis intervention.Responsibilities

  • Provide assessments, individual and group therapy, including intensive outpatient programming (IOP) to drug court participants
  • Provide psycho educational groups to participants and their families
  • Provide goal-oriented treatment that is oriented to social skills, identification of triggers and high-risk relapse situations, social pressures to use substances, and motivation for recovery
  • Work as a member of the Drug Court team and provide reports to the court as requested.
  • Attend Drug Court meetings and hearings.
  • Maintain timely documentation of services.Requirements
    • Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related Human Services field is required.
    • Active NH licensure as LCMHC, LICSW, or Psychologist preferred.
    • Active NH licensure as LADC or MLADC preferred, or willingness to pursue licensure is required.
    • Minimum of two years' experience in substance abuse treatment in an outpatient setting including intensive outpatient program services (IOP) is preferred.
    • An understanding of the NH judicial system is preferred.
    • A valid driver's license, personal vehicle, and auto insurance is preferred.About RiverbendFounded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; addiction counseling; counseling services for children, adults, and families; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.About working at RiverbendThis is a full-time position with a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 403(b) with company match, flexible spending accounts, CE training to support licensure, and generous paid leave - plus 8 holidays per year.You'll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about the role they play in serving the mental health needs of the greater Concord community. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.About Concord New HampshireConcord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation's top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England's rich history, culture, and natural wonders.

Keywords: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., Concord , Substance Use Disorder Clinician, Other , Concord, New Hampshire

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