Forensic Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor – Boston, MA

Position Title: Forensic Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor
Locations Available: Boston, MA
Job Type: Part Time
Schedule: Flexible hours

*Sign on bonus eligible position*
*Bilingual Spanish is preferred*

Come join this dynamic treatment and management program through effective treatment and change with the mission of increasing community safety and no more victimization. You will be part of a collegial & expert team that teaches you how to change their lives and prevent further victimization. It is a challenging but greatly rewarding & satisfying career opportunity.

CPC facilitates community-based assessment and treatment services for forensic clients with varied substance use and criminal histories across the state. These positions offer a degree of schedule flexibility and professional autonomy, while still working for a company that provides clinical and administrative support, oversight and supervision.

Our collegial, experienced professionals & staff will train and certify a qualified candidate to work in this specialized field to provide cutting edge, risk-reducing treatment interventions with court-ordered clients.

The Substance Abuse Counselor is instrumental in our client’s treatment and recovery from substance use disorders. Substance Abuse Counselors provide high quality, compassionate care through various mediums which include both individual
and group counseling sessions. The Forensic Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor will plan, oversee, facilitate and document their client’s recovery.

This position comes with flexible hours! The right candidate will be able to determine & control their own hybrid remote/in person schedule.

We are actively interested in ensuring that the Counseling and Psychotherapy Center represents a range of experiences and backgrounds. Qualified candidates with diverse racial, cultural, multilingual, religious, class, and/or gender background, and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Education & Licensing Requirements:

  • Master’s or Doctoral level degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or a closely related field.
  • LICSW, LMHC, LADC1, LADCI or LCSW required.
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction therapist, counselor, clinician experience.
  • Mental health therapist experience.
  • Addiction Treatment/Chemical Dependency experience.
  • Individual/Group/Family therapy experience.
  • Clinical documentation expertise.

Your Responsibilities as a Forensic Mental Health/Abuse Counselor:

  • Conduct individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and
    documents as required;
  • Conduct group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and
    documents as required;
  • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
  • Prepare an individual treatment plans for each assigned patient;
  • Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is
    completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
  • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
  • Provide crisis intervention to patients, as needed;
  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;
  • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
  • May provide case management duties for patients, insuring individualized quality care;
  • Evaluate clients' needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

As of November 1, 2021, CPC fully complies with the National ETS Vaccination/Testing Mandates.

The Counseling and Psychotherapy Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need




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