Multi Dimensional Family Recovery (MDFR) Specialist

Description:

NEW PROGRAM

SAFE Family Recovery Program

3 Positions - MULTI DIMENSIONAL FAMILY RECOVERY (MDFR) 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:

  • Deliver MDFR services on-site at DCF, in client homes, or in other community locations.
  • MDFR Specialists also may participate in DCF case consultation and service planning meetings.
  • At least one MDFR Specialist must be bi-lingual Spanish with expertise working with Hispanic youth and families, and with experience in the substance use field.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, with several years of experience working in the substance use treatment field.
  • Required to become fully certified as an MDFR Specialist typically lasts 9-12 months.
  • MDFR staff participate in ongoing quality assurance activities after certification
  • Attends annual Conflict of Interest training.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engagement services, substance use, mental health services, and community resources;
  • Experience with and understanding of recovery and the stages of change;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, safe driving record, 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.

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Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc.

213 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Phone: (860) 638-5309
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