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Milieu Therapist

Company: Newport Healthcare
Location: Novato
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:Newport Healthcare is a nationwide behavioral healthcare organization dedicated to transforming young lives through evidence-based care. To that end, we have assembled the best teen and young adult mental health treatment staff in the country, and we want you to join us. While our experts guide our clients to sustainable healing, our job is to support our valued staff members, and we do that through offering industry-competitive salaries, career growth and skills expansion, student loan repayment and tuition reimbursement, and a company commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, among other advantages. Be part of a team that's dedicated to providing compassionate care based in authentic connection, mutual respect, and unconditional love-and experience the rewards of making a difference in the lives of young people and their families each and every day.Empowering Lives. Restoring Families. -
Responsibilities:$5k Sign on Bonus!Under the supervision of the Clinical Director, the Milieu Therapist is responsible for conducting initial risk assessments, de-escalating crisis in the milieu, conducting process groups, and as needed, sessions with Newport Academy residents in need of immediate or emergent services.
Essential Duties:

  • Conduct initial risk assessments for new
  • Address peer issues within the community as
  • Communicate with resident's treatment team to ensure continuity of
  • De-escalate struggling clients in the community, understand crisis management techniques, and outside sources such as on-call, to support when
  • Meet individually with clients who may be at risk or struggling as needed
  • Facilitate groups with residents in the
  • Work with the Program Director and/or Clinical Director on program development, scheduling and coordinating evening services for the clinical program.
  • Be responsible for the timely completion of clinical documentation (assessments, progress and group notes).
  • Attend weekly clinical
  • Attend trainings as neededQualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Services, counseling, psychology or related clinical field with two years experience with adolescents or young adults in a mental health or substance abuse setting required.
    • Master's degree in counseling, social work, or family therapy preferred.
      Newport Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email for assistance.
      For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Keywords: Newport Healthcare, Novato , Milieu Therapist, Healthcare , Novato, California

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