Recovery Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP), is a private, non-profit, social service agency which has been serving the Greater Bridgeport Community and Fairfield County area since 1972. RNP is dedicated to helping those living with substance use, mental health disorders, and homelessness. Our mission is to restore hope, health, and wellbeing for individuals and families in a recovery environment that embraces compassion, dignity, and respect.
New Prospects - located in Bridgeport, Connecticut is uniquely positioned to offer gender-specific co-occurring enhanced intensive residential services to adult men and women. This program is designed to provide services for individuals who are experiencing difficulties stabilizing their substance abuse and mental health issues and seek short-term intensive treatment of approximately 30 days. Individual, family, and psychiatric services are provided on-site. The program accepts men and women age eighteen and up who are assessed with high severity of mental health symptoms who may also require medication-assisted treatment support with methadone or suboxone.
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pm
- Creates and maintains a positive work environment with a focus on developing team integration and motivating/supporting staff whenever possible.
- Supervises counseling staff by utilizing appropriate principles of integrated care, management techniques, including day-to-day direction, scheduling, training, crisis management, risk assessment and evaluations. Supervision is ultimately related to clinical interventions, quality of care and client welfare.
- May conduct screenings, coordinates new admissions and makes every effort to maintain utilization rates at 90%+, communicates and collaborates with medical personnel referring clients in order to ensure medical clearance and documentation of such prior to admissions.
- Works with Program Director in close collaboration with on-site medical staff and other health care personnel in community re: client evaluation, diagnosis and behavioral and medical treatment services.
- Responsible for exclusively facilitating weekly mental health groups & documenting clinical notes for these groups.
- Maintains records and provides reports including daily census, DPAS admissions/discharges, service data and co-occurring outcome data.
- Assists the Program Director in long range planning and quality improvement.
- Assumes all other appropriate duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor.