The Outpatient Department provides mental health and substance use treatment for children and teens. Treatment includes individual, family and group therapy in the office and in the Greater New Haven community. This employee will be responsible for transporting youth to and from our Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program, co-facilitating treatment groups and supervising dinner meal.

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Must be able to work on Tuesdays when a holiday falls on a scheduled work day.

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent required. BA/BS in Human services preferred. Valid CT driver’s license. A valid driver’s license with a safe driving record is also required.

 

Experience: One to two years treatment experience preferably in substance abuse treatment. Knowledge and experience working with adolescents.

 

Qualifications: Ability to understand the problems and needs of youth who have substance use and behavioral health issues and may be involved with the Juvenile Justice and/or DCF Systems. Ability to engage and supervise groups of young people while enforcing rules and implementing the program schedule. Ability to motivate young people to change while communicating respect to the client population. Interest in young people and mature judgement in dealing with behavioral problems.

 

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer