Experiential Therapist Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by Christian Family Solutions

Milwaukee, WI 53216
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Description:

Join our team of talented behavioral health clinicians working with children who have started their healing process in our Child & Adolescent Day Treatment Program. You will evaluate, plan and implement Therapeutic Recreation programs to increase, maintain and restore functions and maximize recovery. Work in collaboration with a team to compliment other therapeutic techniques. The Experiential Therapist will have a working knowledge of a psycho-social functioning of clients as well as application of expressive activities within a psychiatric setting. These include, but are not limited to, adventure-based and environmental activities, sports, dance, group initiatives, arts/crafts, music, outdoor activities, art media, psychodrama, among other modalities.


Job Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Complete required assessments, case management and recordkeeping duties and processes necessary for program.
  • Plan and deliver a wide variety of recreational and experiential therapy activities in order to complement other therapeutic programs according to clients needs.
  • Interact and communicate professionally with treatment team.
  • Maintain environment in a safe and orderly manner. Take all necessary precautions and observe all safety rules to prevent injury to patients an assure clinic resources are secure.
. Requirements:
  • BS/BA degree is required, preferably in art, music, dance, recreation, or other therapies. A Masters degree in these areas is preferred.
  • Certification/registration through appropriate credentialing board desired.
  • Considerable knowledge of methods and procedure of planning and developing therapeutic recreational programs; ability to have good observation skills, analyze case data and documentation; programming/event skills, lesson planning and facilitating groups.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with individuals, families and representatives of other professional disciplines. Ability to communicate effectively, make sound decisions, exercise sound judgment with discretion and interpret/follow institutional policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and engage in light to moderate activities/sports.
  • Must be able to work a varied schedule.

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Reference: 599939289

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