MDFR Specialist



This position will represent ABH® and its services in a positive and professional manner and adhere to ABH®’s best practices, guidelines, policies and procedures as established, promoting ABH® as a leader in behavioral healthcare in all interactions and work.


  • 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.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred with expertise working with Hispanic youth and families, and with experience in the substance use field.


  • 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
  • Compliance with current State of Connecticut and federal health and vaccine requirements;
  • Attends annual Conflict of Interest training.


  • 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.

Full Time Benefit Package includes (Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Life & Voluntary Life Ins., Short  & Long Term Disability as well as 401K



We are 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