Hob: Community Living Specialist 3 (CADC Required)

Viability, Inc.

60 Brookdale Street
Springfield, MA 01104

Company Description:
Mission We believe individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our country’s future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential. Vision Viability will be a positive disruptive force in the marketplace leading the innovative designs of future service delivery for individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages to realize their full potential within their communities of choice.
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Preferred
Preference: Preferred
CADC MA Certification - Preference: Required
Position: Community Living Specialist 3 – Substance Use Counselor – Full Time
Location: Pittsfield, MA
Rate of Pay: $20.00 per hour
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Schedule: varied hours

Summary: Provide substance abuse counseling to Persons in the Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program; teach recovery skills, educate and promote skills to reduce substance use; complete substance abuse assessments and design/write Person-Centered treatment plans; facilitate groups; provide Substance Abuse/Recovery/Stages of Change trainings to staff in ACCS settings. This is largely an outreach position where you are meeting with individuals in the community. This position also acts as part of an Integrated Team, providing clinical consultation, in conjunction with the Director, on issues related to substance abuse and dual diagnosis, to a number of teams, including that of our group home team.
Join a great and supportive team where your input, expertise, and creativity will be welcome and respected!

Qualifications: Certification in CADC in Massachusetts required. Bachelor’s degree preferred; knowledge and skill in diagnostic and treatment planning; extensive knowledge of the dynamics of substance abuse treatment intervention and education; experience in providing individual and group substance abuse counseling; ability to work on an interdisciplinary team.
Ability to use computers to include Microsoft Word, data entry, email and internet essential. Valid driver’s license, 3 years driving experience, good driving record, use of vehicle with compulsory auto insurance and vehicle registration, and willingness to transport program members in personal and/or agency vehicle. Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, and community organizations. CADC MA Certification required.