Bilingual Recovery Support Specialist - SSTRY
Posted on: November 14, 2021
JOB TITLE: Bilingual Recovery Support Specialist - SSTRY
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SCHEDULED HOURS: 40 hours (Monday - Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm;
SITE LOCATION:Hartford, CT
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:
Provides Screening in both Spanish and English, Brief Intervention
and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) using the GAIN-SS to assess
client substance use severity and determine what (if any) referrals
should be made to substance use treatment providers and services.
In addition, RSS II will be providing ACC (Assertive Continuing
Care) based on the CRA (Community Reinforcement Approach) model by
Chestnut Healthcare Systems for SSTRY clients in the community.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Administers Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to
Treatment (SBIRT) in CHR offices, and in the community in both
Spanish and English, as needed.
- Conduct toxicology screenings for clients.
- Perform ACC duties and responsibilities in the
- Increase client insight/awareness of substance use problems and
motivation to seek treatment
- Provides documentation related to assessment.
- Uses Motivational Interventions to assist clients in meeting
their goals and moving along their path to recovery.
- Support client with linking and engaging with natural and
- Collaborates with DCF workers and other stakeholders around
assessment, ACC and ongoing participation.
- Uses EMR to document all services and contacts with clients,
collateral contacts and appointments.
- Attends all model required meetings and trainings along with
coaching calls and agency trainings.
- Assists other team members as appropriate.
Language: Fluent in Spanish and English
Education: Bachelor's degree in mental health related field
Experience: At least two (2) years' experience in a substance use
setting. Lived experience can substitute for half of this
requirement. Excellent verbal communication skills, computer
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Valid driver's license.
Training: Will attend all required program trainings.
Keywords: CHR, Hartford , Bilingual Recovery Support Specialist - SSTRY, Other , Hartford, Connecticut
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