Recovery Support Specialist

Description:

NEW PROGRAM

SAFE Family Recovery Program

2 Positions - RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Program Summary

This new programs is to provide Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) assessment, Multidimensional Family Recovery (MDFR), and Recovery Management Checkups (RMC) services to adult caregivers (age 18 and older) involved in child protective services statewide. In combination, these services make up the SAFE Family Recovery program menu. SAFE Family Recovery services will be provided on-site at DCF Area Offices statewide and other community settings as appropriate.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct toxicology screenings, administer SBIRT, and deliver recovery management checkups to adult caregivers referred by DCF.
  • SBIRT services are intended to be delivered on-site at DCF, however they may occur in client homes, or in other community locations. 
  • RMC services will be delivered face-to-face in client homes, or in other community locations, or virtually/remotely by telephone or text in accordance with the model.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree is not required, but it is preferred.
  • Must have experience working in the substance use recovery field, and also may have lived experience.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engagement services, substance use, mental health services, and community resources;
  • Experience with recovery;
  • Bilingual skills a plus; (English/Spanish)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation and be willing to transport clients in personal vehicle;
  • Proof of car insurance verifying minimum insurance coverage of $100,000/$300,000/$100,000;
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent PC skills with demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Package (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook); internet;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Attends annual Conflict of Interest training.

ABH® is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

213 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Phone: (860) 638-5309
Fax: (860) 638-5302