Trauma Therapist

Recruiter
Turnbridge
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 16, 2017
Closes
Oct 14, 2017
Industry
Chemical
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

?? Provide trauma based therapy using the latest trauma therapy techniques.

?? Counsel clients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and embracing positive change. Document all services provided.

?? Weekly case sessions with behavioral staff.

?? Crisis management and intervention.

?? Treatment plan development based on client goals and clinical experience and knowledge.

?? Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports.

?? Highly collaborative environment. Work with other staff members to perform peer to peer supervision, perform clinical assessments, or develop treatment plans.

?? Monitor client medications and lab results.

?? Liaise with utilization review and billing staff on required clinical information and documentation

?? Maintain all required licensure and stay up to date on new treatment developments

?? Any other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS

?? Knowledge of recovery, mental health and other co-occurring disorders;

?? Experience in working with chemical dependency in a residential and outpatient milieu;

?? Experience in crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills;

?? Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationship among staff;

?? Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

REQUIREMENTS

?? Extensive Trauma Treatment training/certification.

?? Minimum of three years of experience working in the substance abuse treatment field.

?? Minimum master's level education in behavioral health field or licensure with the Connecticut Department of Public Health as an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC).

Company Description Turnbridge is a three-phase extended care program for young men and women with addiction and co-occurring mental health issues.

Our accredited and acclaimed program is nationally recognized with experts and highly specialized staff to meet the developmental needs of young men and women.

Combining an evidence-based drug treatment model with traditional Twelve Step recovery and a comprehensive, experiential learning process, Turnbridge exposes young men and women and to a drug-free world gradually as they develop an understanding of their disease, build the skills to resist relapse, form meaningful relationships, and begin to make positive choices that will lead them to a healthy and productive life.