Pay Range: $60k – $70k, DOE
The Therapist is a member of the clinical team responsible for helping to integrating mental health into all aspects of the program. As a member of the clinical team, the Therapist will work with Licensed Addiction Counselors and the Clinical Director to provide therapy to their caseload and assist with others. It is also responsible for collaborating with other departments to ensure maximum clinical effectiveness.
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Practices and gains proficiency in all areas of therapy and of addiction counseling.
-Assists in treatment planning; prepares preliminary plan for approval, provides group and individual counseling for assigned clients; develops and presents didactic material to clients and staff.
-Conducts family interviews and provides for referral to appropriate community resources; holds continuing care plan conferences involving clients, families and concerned parties.
-Applies a variety of recognized individual, family, and group counseling techniques as appropriate to the demonstrated needs.
-Addresses individual client’s mental health issues in conjunction with SUD treatment.
-Documents and reports on patient responses and progress to superiors and other members of the treatment team; prepares patient intake, activities, treatment and progress, transfer, discharge summaries and related records; maintains patient follow-up through established contact procedures.
-Performs family sessions to assist in addressing issues related to the client and their families’ needs.
-Works with counselors to assure clients achieve individual treatment plan and programmatic goals.
-Assures all areas of programming i.e., academic, adventure, etc. is integrated into the therapeutic process.
-Participates and gains experience in Experiential/Adventure Therapy.
-Minimum of a M.A. or M.S degree in human services field (MFT, psychology, social work, counseling, or related field)
-Has or quickly achieve clinical licensure in the state of Montana.
-Treatment philosophy congruent with that of the program.
-Speak professionally and in a positive manner representing the facility and its philosophy of treatment to any group concerning alcoholism.
-Will hold a current certification of basic first aid and CPR.
-Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug test.
-If in recovery, must have at least three continuous years of sobriety/abstinence.
-Able to hike and navigate rough terrain.
-Lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally.
-Participate in outdoor activities year round.
-Able to walk, bend, and move in the course of completing duties.
Experience with adolescent treatment preferred.
About Triple Divide Lodge
Triple Divide Lodge is the only program of its kind. It is a 90-day Residential Treatment Program for adolescent males 14-19. We help young men struggling with substance use disorders and related co-occurring disorders.
We are a residential treatment program founded on 12 Step program that incorporate elements of adventure and wilderness therapy. Our clinical model helps clients overcome their substance use issue by getting outside of their comfort zones and experiencing the growth wilderness inspires.