Full Time Recreation Therapist – Vista at Dimple Dell Canyon

Vista at Dimple Dell Canyon is hiring a full-time Recreation Therapist! Vista Dimple Dell is a residential treatment center for adolescent girls ages 13-18 with a variety of mental health concerns, including substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and complex trauma. We are a 7-10 month clinically sophisticated program located in Sandy, UT. An integral part of the interdisciplinary treatment team, the Recreation Therapist will utilize a variety of experiential therapies to address the individual needs of our 16 students. You would be responsible for assessing the needs of the students, developing individualized treatment plans, and documenting progress and concerns. You would be responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive Recreation Therapy program designed to meet the physical, social, cultural, and recreational needs of students. You would develop an exciting monthly calendar and coordinate/supervise staff led outings. Focus of the Recreation Therapy program include community reintegration, outdoor adventure, equine work, and community service. We are a very active program and the position requires consistent engagement in highly physical activities. Examples include skiing/snowboarding, rock climbing, hiking, and camping.

Company / Organization Name: Vista at Dimple Dell Canyon
Type: Full Time
Position Title: Recreation Therapist
Minimum Requirements Bachelor/Masters of Arts or Science degree from an accredited institution.

A current certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.

A license from the Department of Public Licensing to practice Recreation Therapy in the state of Utah.

Applicants should have 2 years of experience working with adolescents who have behavioral and/or mental health issues and understand how to manage therapeutic activities for varying developmental ranges.

A strong knowledge base of mental health diagnoses and terminology is vital for effective communication with treatment team and student’s families.

Applicants must be capable of working independently and have excellent customer service skills.

The position requires flexible hours which include traveling, overnight, and weekend events.

Applicant must have a valid Utah driver’s license and be comfortable driving large vehicles.

Application Deadline June 10th, 2019
Contact Name: Miquelle Bagley
Application Instructions Email resume and cover letter to miquelle(at)vistatc(dot)com
Location: Sandy, UT

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