Full Time Recreation Therapist – Sunrise Residential Treatment Center

Sunrise 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 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.

Sunrise uses a very collaborative treatment plan engaging representatives from Clinical, Residential, Recreational Therapy, Nursing, and Academics. Recreation Therapists 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.

Sunrise is a licensed residential treatment center and boarding school for adolescent girls ages 13 through 17 whose emotional or behavioral issues are interfering with their ability to succeed in school, home, or in a mainstream setting. Sunrise offers customized programming that is designed to help girls excel academically and heal emotionally. Because of our customized programming and in-town location, we are able to offer four programs under one roof: intervention/assessment, treatment, college-preparatory school, and transition. Our licensed therapists have the clinical expertise to effectively treat a wide range of issues that include depression/anziety, borderline personality disorder, trauma, bipolar, substance abuse, low self-esteem, and learning differences. Our clinical team is foundationally trained in DBT. For more information, please visit our website at: sunrisertc.com


Company / Organization Name: Sunrise Residential Treatment Center
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 Courses.

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

Application Deadline May 25,2016
Contact Name: Erik Backlund
Application Email / Phone / URL: innerchange.com/careers
Location: Saint George, Utah
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