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16 Dec 2020

Full-Time Counselor – Correctional Recovery Academy

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. – Posted by spectrumsys Concord, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Using a cognitive-behavioral skill building and therapeutic community approach, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.’s correctional treatment programs teach participants practical ways to achieve a law abiding life, free from drugs and crime.

The CRA Counselor facilitates psycho-educational groups and provides individual treatment planning to a caseload maintained by the counselor. The Correctional Recovery Academy (CRA) is a Modified Therapeutic Community approach to reducing relapse and recidivism through facilitating and modeling appropriate social skills as well as effective relapse prevention. The program is a residential community of male inmates. Provides counseling services to offenders in the assigned treatment program. This position also works closely with Massachusetts Department of Correction (MA DOC) staff to coordinate all program services and provide information for case management/records management as needed.

Quick-paced job where flexibility and organizational skills are a necessity.

This position consists of group facilitation, individual counseling, paper record keeping as well as computer record keeping, and engagement and involvement in behavior change.

This position is located within MCI-Concord in Concord, MA.

This position is Full-time, 40 hours.

Pay rate: $19.23/per hour ($40,000 annually)
(*Salary differential is paid for those who are fluent in the Spanish language.)

Spectrum offers comprehensive benefits, including, but not limited to: health/dental/vision/disability insurances, paid time off, 401k with company match, and tuition reimbursement/assistance options!

Schedule is Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. There is the potential of one night shift per week (12:00 PM-8:00 PM).


  • Must be able to work at least one evening shift per week.
  • State Certification as a CADC/LADC preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Two years experience in the Chemical Dependency field preferred.
  • Corrections experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

How to Apply

Counselor - Correctional Recovery Academy - Career Portal (

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 50 days.

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