Youth Treatment Counselor
Company: Orchard Place
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Milieu Treatment Counselor
As a Milieu Treatment Counselor you will have the opportunity to
make a difference in the lives of Iowa kids and their families.
Employees are valued at Orchard Place, and we are committed to
providing you with a culture of open communication, collaborative
work environment, and opportunities for professional growth and
development. Milieu Treatment Counselors supervise the youth ages
10-17 years in Orchard Place's inpatient mental health treatment
Offering a $1500 sign-on bonus!
Orchard Place values diversity, equity and inclusion, and we
recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent
beyond just the technical requirements of a job. Diversity of
experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation
and excellence; therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds
to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require
accommodations during the interview process.
Why you should become a Milieu Treatment Counselor:
Be a part of youth's growth and progress.
Work with an awesome and supportive team to create a therapeutic
environment where kids find support and growth opportunities.
Learn valuable skills and knowledge applicable to future career
aspirations. Orchard Place values growth and change, and we are
here to support you through your career development.
What you will do:
Learn, develop and implement intervention techniques consistent
with Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), The Sanctuary
Model, and Therapeutic Aggression Control Techniques (TACT2)
Improve each child's mental health and emotional well-being by
providing a safe and therapeutic environment
Participate as an active member of the treatment plan; assisting in
the development and implementation of Individual Care Plans
Plan and facilitate social skills groups
Act as an advocate for the residents and families, developing a
meaningful relationship with the residents and families
Assist in managing challenging behaviors
Enjoy a 4-day work week
Treatment Counselors work a Sunday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Saturday
As a valued member of the Orchard Place team, you will have the
Earn a starting pay rate of $16.50 - $19.50 per hour. Our
professional development career ladder offers the opportunity to
receive periodic $1.00 per hour pay rate increases and promotions
upon completion of each career ladder step (typically every 3-6
Receive professional development and training opportunities at no
cost. Orchard Place values growth and change, and we are here to
support you through your own personal career development
Enjoy a competitive benefits and time off package
Have your employment at Orchard Place qualify for the Public
Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF forgives the
remaining balance on your federal Direct Loans after you make 120
qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying public service
employer (such as Orchard Place).
Sound like a good fit? A few requirements include:
Bachelor or Associate degree in a human services field
Experience volunteering and/or working with children and youth
Exceptional leadership skills
Passion for mental health and human services
Ability to collaborate with co-workers and supervisors
Initiative to motivate and mentor children and youth
Valid driver's license and driving record that meets agency
Criminal, Abuse Registry and Motor Vehicle Record checks
Keywords: Orchard Place, Ankeny , Youth Treatment Counselor, Other , Ankeny, Iowa
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