The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. A new 6 bed mobile respite and site based respite program is opening. It will be located in Gardner, Ma. In addition to providing on site mobile respite services, the program will also work with individuals in the community providing short term support services. These services are meant to identify and asses the immediate needs of the individuals referred by DMH, and provide short term support in achieving their more immediate needs.
The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
The Peer Outreach Counselor functions as a fully integrated team member to provide expertise about the recovery process and symptom management to DMH referred transition age young adults with emotional and behavioral difficulties. S/he collaborates to promote a team culture that recognizes, understands and respects each clients’ point of view and experiences.