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Individual, Group & Family Therapy
The therapist is responsible for conducting at least one individual therapy session per client per week. Additionally, the therapist will conduct at least two group therapy sessions per week. The therapist will support clients in progressing through a curriculum utilizing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills and Motivational Interviewing. The therapist will occasionally provide family therapy sessions when family members visit the field. The therapist is responsible for maintaining up-to-date documentation including treatment plans, notes, and discharge summaries.
The therapist will be the primary liaison between the program and the client’s family and referral source. The therapist will update families and referral sources at least once each week on the client’s progress at Elements Traverse. They will also coordinate mail and phone calls between clients and their families.
The therapist will be responsible for working with clients and families on discharge dates and plans. This includes coordinating communication between clients and aftercare options. The therapist is responsible to complete a discharge summary on each client. The therapist will also be responsible for providing collateral information for potential aftercare programs regarding the clients.
The therapist is responsible for developing positive and productive relationships with referral sources, both those with whom the therapist has previously worked as well as those with whom the therapist hopes to work in the future. Marketing includes travel to meet with referral sources, phone calls, attending networking events and conferences, and other self-initiated events.
The therapist will have on-call availability for field support at all times. Additionally, the therapist will occasionally cover on-call responsibilities for other therapists. This is reciprocated over the year.
Passion for outdoor behavioral healthcare and Elements Traverse’s mission
Master’s degree in behavioral health services field or PhD level clinical degree
Licensed or license-eligible in Utah
Excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication, and public speaking skills
Experience working with young people (ages 14-29) and their families in a clinical setting
Ability to work independently
Comfortable working and traveling in a wilderness setting
Ability to commit to 3+ years in the position
Demonstrated ability to provide professional therapeutic services for young adults and their families with chemical dependency, psychosocial, emotional, or behavioral problems
Background treating substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, preferred
Four wheel drive vehicle for travel to the field. Field Office is located in Huntington, Utah.