All Kinds of News for April 05, 2017
Summit Achievement, a 20+ year old wilderness therapy program, is looking for a clinician to join the team.
POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The clinician is responsible for the implementation of treatment for a caseload of up to 8 adolescents and families. The clinician is responsible for managing the treatment team which includes the Direct-care Staff (guide staff), teachers, nurse, doctor and program staff. The clinician provides weekly individual, family and group therapy. This person should be looking to be an integral member of a dynamic clinical department that engages regularly in individual and group supervision, as well as participates in staff training and development.
Education: Master’s degree or PhD in Social work, Psychology or relevant field. Eligibility for Maine State Independent Licensure required.
Experience: This individual should have at least 3 years of experience working with adolescents and families.
Abilities: Must have strong interpersonal skills, patience, positive attitude and an ability to work hard. This individual should be familiar with a family systems and strengths-based approach to clinical treatment. This individual should be both a team player and someone who can work autonomously. This individual should enjoy being a teaching-practitioner and eager to work in a collaborative, challenging environment.
Physical demands: This individual should be comfortable spending 1 night a month in the outdoors and carrying a 40 lb. backpack.
Salary and benefits: Salary and benefits are very competitive and will be based upon experience.
To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Nichol Ernst at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Summit Achievement
Summit Achievement is, and always has been, guided by positive reinforcement and the power of choice. Our outcome-focused program employs effective therapeutic and educational principals. Through the process of engaging therapy, classroom academics and exciting wilderness expeditions, students experience the therapeutic benefits of outdoor adventure-based activities while learning to manage the demands of a more traditional environment. As an intentionally small, owner-operated wilderness therapy program, we serve adolescent boys and girls, ages 13-20, from around the world.