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Rite of Passage THERAPIST at Meadowlark $1,000 Sign On Bonus in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Description

The Licensed Therapist works as a staff member of the Student Services / Education Team. Primarily responsible for providing therapeutic services to students and their families. This position reports to the Clinical Director and/or Director of Student Services or other designated supervisor. When under the Education department, reports to the Principal.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides individual, family and group therapy as indicated by program/school needs.

  • Develops and oversees the completion of treatment on an individual, family and group basis. Services include: clinical assessment, service planning, individual, group, family and milieu therapies, counseling, case management, record keeping and service coordination with a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Develops expertise in differential assessment, treatment readiness and change model, and motivational interviewing.

  • Documents and assesses the effectiveness of specific interventions toward meeting the objectives and goals of the treatment plan.

  • Documents all therapy and contacts with clients and other service providers.

  • Maintains clients’ clinical files in a timely and orderly fashion.

  • Provides crisis intervention as needed. Ensures documentation is completed.

  • Transports clients for therapeutic services when needed.

  • Prepares monthly progress notes, staffing reports, plans and discharge summaries.

  • Provides clinical supervision to staff and interns.

  • Provides oversight of skill groups.

  • Ensures the safety, health and welfare of staff and students at all times.

  • Provides encouragement, guidance and resources to staff and students when needed.

  • Models and ensures all program norms are upheld without compromise.

  • Acts as a positive role model and mentor for both staff and students.

  • Treats others with respect, confronts negative behavior and supports confrontations.

  • Completes required reports and documentation in a timely manner, provides management with required reports and advises of any problematic situations.

  • Complies with and implements the Rite of Passage Policies and Procedures as detailed in the appropriate manuals/handbooks.

  • Ensures the highest standards are maintained to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and to ensure the program remains in compliance with agency licensing and Rite of Passage policies and procedures.

  • Assists with the correction of deficiencies and quality improvement efforts.

  • Participates in collaborative review team meetings and attends and participates in all other required meetings.

  • Commits to attending all training and staff development classes in order to ensure sufficient hours of training on an annual basis. Notifies supervisor if annual training hours are deficient.

  • Other duties as assigned, verbally or in written form to meet the needs of the program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Depending on program location, employee must possess the education and current specific licensure required per licensing.

  • Obtain the appropriate number of CEUs each year to maintain licensure, if applicable.

  • One year of prior experience working in a residential/school setting with at-risk students, their families and the Juvenile Justice System.

  • Must meet the requirements to be an eligible ROP driver. Must possess a current State Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years.

  • Ability to pass a criminal background clearance check, drug screen, physical and TB test.

  • Ability to utilize resources available to complete assigned projects.

  • Ability to prepare written reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing.

  • Able to work in excess of 40 hours per week with the possibility of a varied schedule.

  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

  • Must have excellent organization and time management skills.

  • Ability to build and maintain positive internal and external relationships.

  • Ability to provide exemplary customer service to all employees and outside constituents.

  • Ability to function independently and as a member of a team in a multi-task environment.

  • Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, with the ability to adjust to high pressure and rapidly changing business conditions.

  • Proficient in the use of computers and associated software.

Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. For 35 years, we have developed and operated a continuum of programs based on the needs of youth and our placing agencies. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. Rite of Passage has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community.

Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to create a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.

POSITION is currently Part-time but may transition to Full time.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Required

  • Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

Preferred

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Motivations

Preferred

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

  • Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers

Education

Required

  • Masters or better

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • Drivers License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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