Job Opportunities

The Center for Prevention & Counseling, Inc is a thriving non-profit agency located in Newton, NJ. The Center provides a wellness-focused and inclusive workplace where the staff treats each other with respect and where kindness, meaningful interactions, and collaboration between colleagues are encouraged. Our company culture is closely tied to our organization’s mission and our people feel empowered to make a difference as individuals, see value in their work, and are eager to do well in their roles.

The Center offers competitive salaries and benefit packages designed to improve the personal lives of our employees. We are proud of our agency growth and we’re looking for dynamic candidates who are excited to join our team and will add to our inspiring culture. 

We have the following job positions available. To be considered, interested applicants must send cover letters and resumes via email only to Human Resources Manager, Jacqueline Nunn at [email protected]

Counseling Team

Director of Clinical Services
Full time position available immediately

The Center is seeking an experienced professional to fill the full-time Director of Clinical Services management team role. This leadership role will oversee our counseling division and positively impact the lives of adolescents and adults seeking intensive outpatient substance use disorder services. This position is responsible for ensuring the highest standard of clinical services while obtaining the best possible outcomes for our clients and is available beginning December 17, 2021.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Administrative oversight, management and supervision of counseling division
  • Ensure, prepare and monitor compliance with DMHAS licensure regulations and other funding/grant requirements
  • Oversee and supervise counseling staff, including education on clinical policy and procedures
  • Attend county and state meetings and act as liaison with community partners
  • Monitor electronic health records system for counseling division

Director of Clinical Services Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the addiction services field
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a supervisor capacity
  • Master's Degree – Counseling field
  • Dually credentials with LCSW/LCADC or LPC/CCS or LPC/LCADC
  • Crisis management experience
  • Experience with electronic health records
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Grant writing experience preferred

Substance Use Counselor
Full time position available immediately

Dynamic clinical team seeks a full-time CADC (LCADC preferred) and/or LAC or LSW (LPC or LCSW preferred) with two to three years’ experience in a substance use/co-occurring setting. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. Excellent supervision by seasoned licensed professionals.

Description: Provide quality counseling services to individuals struggling with addiction/substance use and co-occurring mental health in an IOP/OP setting. Responsible for maintaining a client caseload; facilitating groups (day and/or evening); provide individual counseling sessions and family counseling sessions, as needed; conduct bio-psycho-social assessments and evaluations; as well as assist with the intake process, as needed. A background in trauma or other specialty practice is a plus as the goal of CFPC is to offer the best clinical experience to clients on the road to recovery and support client growth in the multiple pathways to recovery.

Responsibilities:  Gather comprehensive diagnostic information and develop a comprehensive, measurable, and objective treatment plan that addresses and meets the clients’ needs. Coordination of all program areas including record-keeping, NJSAMS, program activities, treatment planning, group sessions, individual sessions, family sessions, discharge/transition planning, and crisis management. Maintain an open line of communication through regular interactions with the clinical team, clinical supervisor, and clinical director. Demonstrate good clinical judgment, excellent problem-solving skills, appropriate therapeutic boundaries, and maintain confidentiality, to include keeping clinical records always secure. Maintain clinical records according to regulatory entities; document clients’ progress accurately as it relates to treatment goals and objectives; ensure that documentation is timely, consistent, clear, and well-articulated. Effectively find or link clients with internal and external resources to address client needs. Complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner; adhere to time schedule;  maintain good communication; demonstrate a willingness to accept responsibility and function well as a team member and contribute positively to the morale of staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a co-occurring setting. NJ CADC (LCADC preferred) and/or LAC or LSW (LPC or LCSW preferred). Knowledge of addiction, substance use and/or co-occurring counseling as well as the recovery process. Experience with electronic health record system a plus.

Substance Use Counselor
Part time (6 hours weekly) position available immediately 

Description: CADC Substance Use Counselor to facilitate Intensive Outpatient Group on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. via telehealth with additional hours of preparation, supervision and client follow-up.

Recovery Support Team

Administrative Assistant – Support Team Addiction Recovery Program (STAR)
Part Time position available immediately

Description: Work collaboratively with STAR Case Managers and Recovery Specialists on grant related tasks including collecting, documenting and reporting activities within data collection platforms.

Responsibilities: Maintain accurate data collection and assist STAR team with daily administrative tasks.

Requirements: An Associate’s Degree preferred and high school diploma or equivalency required. Strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required.

Recovery Specialist – Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP)
Multiple per-diem positions available immediately - Daytime (7 a.m. - 7p.m.) shift coverage needed

Description: Engage individuals reversed from an opioid overdose or hospital patients experiencing other issues related to substance use and provide non-clinical assistance and recovery supports while maintaining follow-up with these individuals.

Responsibilities: The Recovery Specialist will provide on-call coverage and respond to the Emergency Department to support the patient when an alert is received. The Recovery Specialist will also provide telephone follow-up for 8 weeks to help participants navigate the early stages of seeking assistance and beginning a successful path towards recovery. Recovery Specialists must maintain accurate records and adhere to all data collection protocol.

Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in recovery and be willing to work toward certification as a NJ Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Stability of personal recovery, knowledge of the recovery process and strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills are required. Recovery Specialists must have a valid driver’s license and independent mode of transportation. OORP Recovery Specialists must also be approved to volunteer with Atlantic Health System/Newton Medical Center.

Prevention Team

Prevention Educator
Full time position available immediately

Description: The Center has a dynamic prevention team that is committed to reducing substance use disorders and promoting health and wellness. A knowledge of ATOD regarding evidence-based prevention is preferred and excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience conducting one-on-one, public speaking, and informative virtual presentations is necessary. This position will include occasional evening and weekend hours. Candidates must have the ability to work well independently and as part of a team while being well organized, detail oriented and creative.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Public Health, Community Health, Public Policy or Education)
  • Foundation of ATOD knowledge regarding evidence-based prevention and treatment
  • CHES or CPS preferred or must be willing to pursue and obtain certification
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 including Word, Publisher, Power Point and Excel.

Please send resume and cover letter to Jacqueline Nunn at [email protected] with “Prevention Education Position” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.