Full Time Recreation Therapist – New Haven

New Haven Residential Treatment Center is seeking a Full-Time Recreation Therapist. Opportunities in this position include 4-6 weekly RT sessions and 2 general groups.  Maintaining and inspect the High Ropes Course and other equipment. Strong applicants will possess an affinity for Relational, Experiential and Systemic modalities. Applicants must possess skills in discernment, therapeutic theory, intervention and teaching techniques. Applicants must be capable of holding appropriate boundaries with students and their parents, have the ability to assess and interpret student behavior, and are able to make critical decisions based on input from multiple sources.  New Haven employs a Team Delivery Model of treatment, engaging representatives from Clinical, Residential, Recreational Therapy, Nursing, and Academics in our Treatment Team. RT’s complete the RT section of each master treatment plan for each student. They plan, assist and/or lead company ceremonies. Plan and implement 1-2 long Saturdays a month. Assist with activities during family weekend at both campuses.  Our clinical program is unique with a rich learning and supportive atmosphere. We have an exceptional work environment where 98% of our employees would recommend New Haven employment to others.

New Haven is a residential treatment center for adolescent girls and their families. After twenty years working together, our treatment team is one of the most experienced in the field of girls’ adolescent treatment. We believe in delivering clinically sophisticated therapies in a context of love and connection. We view the family as the most important system to engage in the healing of any one of its members. At New Haven, our treatment is family focused, values based, and multi-systemic; these three foundational elements make for a clinically sophisticated program that puts relationship at the center of the healing process. New Haven has three campuses in Utah – one in Spanish Fork, Saratoga Springs and Hobble Creek. For more information about New Haven please visit our website: newhavenrtc.com


Company / Organization Name: InnerChange
Type: Full Time
Position Title: Recreation Therapist
Minimum Requirements Bachelor Degree in Recreational Management.

National RT Certification and Utah State TRS are required

Two years working as a licensed RT is preferred but not required.

One year working in a residential setting.

Certified in High Rope Course Ability to pass a Utah State background check

Able to work with a combined team of clinical and residential staff.

Good verbal and written communication Experience in treating youth.

Ability to create positive relationship. Professional documentation and charting skills.

Compensation: Competitive Salary (DOE) & Competitive Benefits

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please submit a resume at innerchange.com/careers

Application Deadline 3/25/2016
Contact Name: Erik Backlund
Application Email / Phone / URL: ebacklund(at)innerchange(dot)com or innerchange.com/careers
Location: Spanish Fork, Utah
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