Experienced Addictions & Substance Abuse Counselor in support of the Sullivan County Jail TRAILS program
Part-time, 32 hours per week position
TRAILS challenges our country’s very high recidivism rates with a team of highly skilled staff who teach evidence based programs in the Community Corrections Center [CCC]. This opportunity affords offenders a very intensive rehabilitative program that has shown proven success time and again.
This is a court- mandated program that helps offenders come to understand they can earn their way out of the system. Eventually, offenders not only open up and talk about their experiences, but actually look forward to the daily course work and sharing personal regrets and ambitions with others like themselves.
The TRAILS program provides learning through such evidence based programs as:
- Cognitive Behavioral/Life Skills groups (Thinking for a Change)
- Substance Abuse groups (Prime for Life, use education)
- Job Readiness and Employment (Job Developer)
- Educational programs (Hi-set, Managing money, Parenting)
- Housing & Community Reintegration Planning
- MA/MS in related Human Services field; BA/BS considered with the right experience
- NH MLADC, LDAC, LCMHC or LICSW highly preferred, but not required
- 3 – 5 years addiction/substance abuse or mental health counseling experience preferred
- Knowledge and experience in corrections preferred
- Ability to obtain and maintain Agency and/or State of New Hampshire required background check(s)
- Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and the ability to maintain that confidence
NOTE: This is a contract based position. Salary and benefits are based around an agreement with West Central Behavioral Health and the Sullivan County Jail.
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West Central Behavioral Health
Affiliate of the Department of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
For over forty years, West Central Behavioral Health, a community mental health organization, has dedicated itself to “…promote, preserve and strengthen the mental health and quality of life in our community.” To accomplish this, West Central has assembled a team of talented professionals. Working together toward a common goal, our staff served nearly 2,700 children, adolescents and adults last year.