Counselor - My Sister's House
at Behavioral Health Network, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/24/2021

Job Description

Be a positive force in the lives of women recovering from substance abuse!

Become a part of a team of competent and caring professionals as a Counselor at Behavioral Health Network! At BHN’s My Sister’s House program, Counselors support the growth, independence, and safety of women overcoming substance use addiction through commitment to their empowerment, human rights, and community integration. They develop and implement treatment plans, provide the women with referrals and access to agencies for aftercare planning, and facilitate diverse psycho-educational groups for the women served.

Counselors also oversee the activities and services for individuals to ensure compliance provide the best recovery-based environment possible. They monitor the quality of services with the Clinical Manager and complete documentation in a timely fashion. Finally, Counselors recognize with licensing, funding, safety, and maintenance concerns in addition to providing transportation, crisis intervention, and emergency services when needed.

There is lots of room to learn and grow as a Counselor at My Sister’s House! Counselors take on a leadership role, serving as positive role models for women newly in recovery. Under the supervision of an experienced clinical social worker, Counselors receive weekly individual and group supervision and clinical training and learn evidence-based recovery interventions. Counselors can apply their own recovery-based skills and passions to develop groups, activities, and further contribute to the program.

My Sister’s House at BHN serves women ages 18 and up, including pregnant and post-partum women and their infants, who are working to recover from addiction and improve their lives. BHN employees at the 24-hour long-term program serve the women by providing a range of services including counseling, educational services, living skills training, parenting groups, and more.

Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938.  BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.

Job Requirements

Counselors at BHN’s My Sister’s House have the following qualities:

  • An open heart and mind and a commitment to the wellbeing of women in recovery. 
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent (required).
  • At least one year of experience in Human Services (required).
  • At least one year experience working in substance treatment environment (required).
  • LADCI or LADCII or equivalent. 
  • Working knowledge of DPH Bureau of Substance Abuse regulations.
  • Familiarity with Internet, word processing and email systems.
  • Valid Driver’s License.


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Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a growing non-profit community behavioral health service agency that has been providing services to children, adult, families, and communities in Western Mass since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral healthcare. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in multiple settings within our communities.

Join the BHN team and enjoy excellent benefits!

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • 529 Education IRA Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Voluntary Vision Plan
  • Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Auto/Home Insurance Discounts
  • Legal Benefit
  • Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Time off benefits

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