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Relief Residential Counselor-Highland Grace House

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Company: Community Healthlink

Location: Worcester, MA

Date Posted: May 29, 2014

Source: Community Healthlink

*Highland Grace House* day program is specifically for girls who seek long-term recovery from their addiction to drugs and/or alcohol.

 

Highland Grace House is funded by the /*Massachusetts Department of Public Health*/ and is licensed for 15 girls. Girls must be between 13 and 17 years of age. The placement is voluntary and family involvement is mandatory; the use of addictive medications is prohibited.

 

Highland Grace House is staffed by a team of professionals that include: A Program Director, an Educational Coordinator, 2 Masters Level Clinicians, and Rehab Counselors. On-site staffing is provided 24-hours per day, 7 days per week by residential counselors.

 

On-site services include:

  * /*Academic instruction.*/
  * /*Group therapy.*/
  * /*Psycho-educational groups, such as substance abuse prevention, relapse prevention skills, health education, and social skills** development.*/

Attendance in group is mandatory and is a major part of the recovery process.


  * Assist in working with residents in the community living ...
*Highland Grace House* day program is specifically for girls who seek long-term recovery from their addiction to drugs and/or alcohol.

 

Highland Grace House is funded by the /*Massachusetts Department of Public Health*/ and is licensed for 15 girls. Girls must be between 13 and 17 years of age. The placement is voluntary and family involvement is mandatory; the use of addictive medications is prohibited.

 

Highland Grace House is staffed by a team of professionals that include: A Program Director, an Educational Coordinator, 2 Masters Level Clinicians, and Rehab Counselors. On-site staffing is provided 24-hours per day, 7 days per week by residential counselors.

 

On-site services include:

  * /*Academic instruction.*/
  * /*Group therapy.*/
  * /*Psycho-educational groups, such as substance abuse prevention, relapse prevention skills, health education, and social skills** development.*/

Attendance in group is mandatory and is a major part of the recovery process.


  * Assist in working with residents in the community living ADL's and self care paperwork.
  * Assist clients with facility upkeep.
  * Close supervision of clients as needed.
  * Assist with intake as needed.
  * Assist clients during group activities.
  * Client transportation to appointments.


 

  * HSD/GED required with at least (1) year experience working with adolescent girls.

 

  * Bachelor's degree in Social Work preferred, or related substance abuse field.

 

Community Healthlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

*If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability.  These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.*
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