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Therapist, Drug Court Program

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.


This position is eligible for a $1,000 hiring bonus!

Job Summary:

Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a full-time Therapist to join our Drug Court Program! The Therapist is responsible for screening and assessment of Drug Court participants, and provides individual, group, and family counseling.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs client screening and assessment functions required in order to complete admission into the treatment program.
  • Utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria to make recommendations for level of services needed.
  • Deliver treatment using evidence-based practices, and works with clients to develop individualized treatment plans; monitors clients' progress.
  • Works collaboratively with assigned Case Manager, PPO, Recovery Coach, and participant to develop an integrated and individualized case plan targeting the specific criminogenic needs of assigned participants.
  • Counsels clients in individual, group, and family formats.
  • Maintains complete, timely, confidential, and accurate treatment records, as outlined in GNMH policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes AIMS database to document treatment services and progress as required under the Drug Court contract.
  • Ensures appropriate caseload utilization, and coordinates with other treatment provides to ensure appropriate services are provided.
  • Serves as a client advocate to agencies and others, as appropriate.
  • Responds to client crises and emergencies, as needed.
  • Reports up-to-date information on the status of each assigned participant, including compliance with Drug Court requirements and progress toward Individual Treatment and Case Plan goals at weekly Drug Court Staffing Meetings.
  • Prepares for and attends weekly Drug Court staff meetings and Court sessions as scheduled.
  • Testifies at Court hearings regarding violations, policies, procedures, or other issues, as necessary.
  • Complies with all facility, personnel, safety, infection control, and security policies.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Social Work or related field.
  • Knowledge of Drug Court best practices.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Knowledge in the treatment of substance abuse.
  • Familiarity with community resources.
  • Ability to teach effectively.
  • Strong collaborating skills, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multitask, and be flexible with regard to workload and assignments.
  • Ability to exercise judgment.

Why Join Us:

We are looking for collaborative, curious for knowledge people with a “can do” mentality to join our team of compassionate employees! We provide a stimulating work environment and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Choice of 2 health insurance plans
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Health Plan Opt Out Benefit
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurances
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Agency Match
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Paid Extended Sick Time
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Supervision towards Clinical Licensure
  • Qualifying Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and NH State Loan Repayment Program
How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting: https://gnmhc.org/careers/ 

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: December 28, 2021

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