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MLADC Residential Director

Southeastern NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services

Southeastern NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services (SENHS) Mission: To provide the highest possible quality addiction and recovery support services.  Our focus is to promote wellness and quality of life, helping anyone who has been adversely impacted by substance use disorders, and their consequences.

Southeastern New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services (SENHS) is seeking a residential director to be responsible for the oversight and development of the residential services to include comprehensive clinical services and care management for individuals with drug and alcohol dependence, and co-occurring disorders. The director will ensure that policies and procedures are followed, and reporting requirements are met with all funding agencies.  Will also supervise counselors and residential assistants.

  • Minimum of master’s degree in counseling, clinical psychology, or related field.
  • NH Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (MLADC) with experience supervising MLADC/LADC candidates or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in management of staff and directing clinical programs.

Minimum of five years of experience in Substance Abuse Counseling and mental health.

  • Knowledge of ASAM criteria, Evidence Based Practices (EBP) and Addiction Severity Index (ASI).
  • Familiarity with HeP 826 rules (NH Medicaid licensing rules for SUD residential treatment).
  • Knowledge of and ability to comply with regulatory and payer requirements and standards.
  • Knowledgeable and ability to deliver the Matrix Model of treatment.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Computer literate with a working knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Management of agency residential programs.  Currently includes a low intensity (3.1), 28-bed program, with possible expansion of high intensity (3.5), 16-bed program.
  • Provide supervision for MLADC and LADC counselors, as well as CRSW residential assistants.
  • Provide leadership to the clinical interdisciplinary team consistent with ASAM guidelines and level of care criteria.
  • Ensure quality assurance in the maintenance of accurate, complete, timely and high-quality documentation and data collection to meet best practice clinical standards that comply with program policies and procedures, payer requirements and external regulatory standards including electronic (WITS) and paper records.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Work closely with Admissions and Billing Department on all billing information and payments for patients.
  • Assist with grant and proposal writings.
  • Oversee screening, training, and supervision of existing and new staff to promote, develop and build an effective organization.
  • Expand working relationship with organizations, service providers, and other agencies that provide client referrals.
  • Assists in preparation of annual operating budget with the Executive Director.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of internal policies and procedures.
How to Apply:

Please submit your resume to (

Salary Range:

Negotiable- depending on qualifications and experience

Job Location:


Date Added: July 16, 2021

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