MYR - Motivating Youth Recovery: is a 20-bed acute detoxification and stabilization program (up to 30 days) for adolescents 13-17.
The program provides medically monitored detoxification, comprehensive assessment and diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare planning and referral. MYR is a family-centered, strengths-based model that will introduce and engage the adolescent and family members to recovery.
MYR, through its existing connections to community services for adolescents statewide, will develop comprehensive ongoing treatment planning that will provide continued support and treatment for the adolescent and family upon returning to their community.
The program is licensed by The Massachusetts' Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services. A master level clinical director, nurses, master level clinicians, case managers and residential counselors staff the program.
The program has 24-hour access to consulting physicians and 2 part-time psychiatrists.
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Grade 5: Residential Counselor I: HSD/HiSet/GED required;
Associates degree preferred and/or coursework in social work, counseling, psychology or related field preferred.
Previous experience in a related field or a substance abuse field
Previous work with adolescents
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