In-Home Addiction Treatment (IHAT) Psychotherapy Clinician JobNorth Haven, CT 128919

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Why You'll Love This Job

Are you interested in joining a dynamic company that delivers successful in home treatment to clients with substance use disorder? If you are a caring, compassionate and capable Licensed Psychotherapist who can work in a field-based team and meets or exceeds the following, we want to hear from you!

Aware Recovery Care (ARC) offers a holistic approach to treatment and changes the way clients receive care throughout the country. ARC is a year-long, home based, addiction treatment program that works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to assist clients in their first year of recovery.

In this workplace, employees are given more freedom to map their paths to growth (with the financial and moral support they need).

Position Summary:

The Psychotherapist (IPT) is responsible for delivering IHAT (In-Home Addiction Treatment) Psychotherapy to Aware Recovery Care (ARC) clients related to their substance use and co-occurring mental health diagnoses, psychotherapy sessions to clients assigned in our outpatient MAT only service line, as well as up to six virtual family sessions utilizing Solution Focused Brief Therapy for clients and up to two identified allies. The IPT may act as a clinical consultant to Aware Care Teams by communicating relevant clinical information about diagnoses and making treatment recommendations based on consistent evaluation of client’s progress on their identified goals.  

Position Highlights:

  • The salary range for this position is $70K to $88K based on experience and licensure
  • This is a remote position but must be licensed in Connecticut and licensed in your state of residency if you do not live in CT.
  • Active licensure required must be either a LCSW / LICSW or LPC/LPCC, LMHC or LMFT or Licensed Psychologist in Connecticut
  • Candidate must be willing to get crossed licensed
  • This role is Remote but candidate must reside in one of the following states: CT, FL, GA, IN, KY, ME, MA, NH, OH, RI, VA, NJ, NY, AR, MN, PA, TX

Benefits Highlights
Coverage: Health, vision and dental through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, FSA, HSA that comes with an employer match, along with STD, LTD, life insurance, EAP, and more.
Balance: Competitive Paid Time Off (PTO) plan , 10 paid Holidays, 2 paid floating Holidays of your choice
Development: Certification/continuing education eligibility, leadership development and 1 paid day off a year to go towards personal professional development.
Retirement: 401(k) retirement plan
Culture: Dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a growing working environment.

*In order to be eligible for our full benefits package you must be employed full time at a minimum of 32 hours a week*

*Aware Recovery Care is an equal opportunity employer*



    Provide psychotherapy to ARC clients and modify session cadence according to clinical need 

    • Provide family therapy sessions utilizing Solution Focused Brief Therapy for assigned families 

    • Provide psychotherapy services to clients in MAT track of Aware program as assigned 

  • Guide the Care Team by providing feedback on how to incorporate behavioral interventions that will reinforce clinically significant change and ensure continuity of care  

    Administer mental health screenings to measure psychotherapy outcomes

     Coordinate referrals to external psychotherapy providers when needed  

    Attend departmental, full-staff, and team meetings as needed  

    Perform Clinician Safety Evaluation for clients when there is an identified need  

    Provide mentorship to new IPTs and in some instances, supervision to clinical interns  

    Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned  

    All duties listed herein and any miscellaneous job-related duties assigned but not listed will not exceed 40 hours per week  

Skills & Qualifications

Master level Social Work or relevant licensure  

Minimum of 1 year experience within the field of substance abuse recovery.  

Educated understanding of substance abuse recovery including but not limited to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), as well as knowledge of the various pathways to recovery.  

Proficient in Office 365  

Independent or Provisional Clinical Master’s level licensure (LCSW or LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, LPC or their corresponding provisional license). Must possess IHAT Practitioner Certification or achieve within 6 months of start date.  

Ability to obtain cross-licensure in other states with Aware services

Ability to be credentialed with major insurers to provide IPT for MAT services

Strong assessment skills and mental health knowledge regarding addiction. Exemplary motivational interviewing and deep listening skills.  

Working knowledge of supplementary and alternative Addiction Treatment modalities.  

Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, etc.)

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