WinGate Wilderness Therapy offers therapeutic services for troubled youth struggling with emotional and behavioral issues such as depression, suicidal thoughts, addiction, drug and alcohol abuse and more. This is all done in the most beautiful area of southern Utah while experiencing nature at its finest.
Responsibilities and Duties
Provide professional mental health treatment services including mental status exams, individual treatment planning, and implementation of treatment plan through weekly individual, group, and/or family therapy; provide progress assessments and placement recommendations; provide appropriate discharge planning; Provide psycho-educational opportunities to individuals, groups, and families as appropriate; Serve as the primary contact to parents/guardians and contracted consultants in issues relating to students’ overall well-being while in the program; Work directly with families, educational consultants, educators and other relevant professionals involved in the care of their students to keep them informed of progress, assessments, and recommendations regarding students; Demonstrate professional case management; Maintain accurate and timely records in accordance with regulations and professional practices; Demonstrate clear and prompt communication as an integral part of quality treatment and excellent customer service; Work collaboratively with field staff, clinical team, management team, parents, consultants, and other professionals to serve the best interests of the child; Provide clinical supervision and training to field staff; Learn and abide by “leave no trace” principles of the field; Be able to navigate through the field territory to locate and arrive at group locations. Keep and maintain current training requirements by the state to maintain licensure.
Qualifications and Skills
Must hold a current license either LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or CMHC. Experience with at-risk youth and wilderness therapy is preferred.
Job Type: Full-time