Counselor
at Behavioral Health Network, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/20/2024

Job Description

Are you passionate about being positive force in the lives of men recovering from substance abuse?

Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Counselor in the Opportunity House program at Behavioral Health Network!

Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the Opportunity House program with the following:

  • Providing guidance and direct counseling for individuals served.
  • Supporting individuals’ growth, independence, and safety.
  • Developing and facilitating treatment plans and diverse psycho-educational groups.
  • Providing crisis intervention and emergency services, when needed.
  • Assisting individuals with aftercare planning by providing referrals and access to appropriate agencies.
  • Providing transportation for individuals, as needed.
  • Completing program specific documentation such as incident reports and progress notes
  • Working as a collaborative team to deliver high-quality, sound clinical treatment.
  • Growing through ongoing training and firsthand experience to enhance skills and provide additional employment opportunities.

Who are we?

At the Opportunity House, Behavioral Health Network provides a structured setting for men 18 year of age and older to progress from early recovery to a productive community living environment. Our 24-hour long-term residential program assists individuals using a variety of services, including counseling, case management, education and pre-vocational services, and family reunification.

Reasons to work with BHN:

  • Work with an agency who does amazing things for others
  • You will be able to change a person’s life
  • You will expand your experience in various areas of mental & behavioral health
  • You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency
  • You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment
  • You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available

What are we looking for in a Counselor?

  • Commitment to empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration for individuals served.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent (required).
  • LADCI or LADCII or equivalent (preferred).
  • At least one year of experience working in substance treatment environment (required).
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in human services (required).
  • Familiarity with Internet, word processing and email systems.
  • Working knowledge of DPH Bureau of Substance Abuse regulations.
  • Valid Driver’s License (required).
  • Vehicle for use during all working hours should be registered and inspected in accordance with 540 CMR 4.00 (required).

How do I apply to be a Counselor?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!

BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Springfield, MA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 3/20/2024

About Us

Your Career Starts Here!

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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