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Counselor - Part Time in Norfolk, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Norfolk, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/20/2018

Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

In 1993, Spectrum established its Correctional Treatment Division to provide specialized treatment to offenders with a history of chronic substance abuse and criminal behavior.   Using a cognitive-behavioral skill building and therapeutic community approach, Spectrum's correctional treatment programs teach participants practical ways to achieve a law abiding life, free from drugs and crime.  Today, Spectrum provides a range of services to more than 6,500 criminal offenders each day, in community-based settings and correctional institutions throughout Massachusetts, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia. 

The Substance Abuse Counselor provides counseling services to offenders in the outpatient program. Works closely with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections (MADOC) staff to coordinate all program services and provide information for case management/records management. 


Part Time Counselor Position 20 hours per week
Monday and Tuesday 11:30am-7:30pm and Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm.  

Facilitating minimum 3 groups & maintaining caseload 

Qualifications:

  • BA/MA in Human Services, Psychology Education, Counseling or closely related field preferred; experience may be substituted for educational preferences.
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) or Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) preferred.
  • Corrections experience or experience working in a secure environment preferred. Basic computer skills preferred (ie: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc...)

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Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin.