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Part Time Treatment Counselor

Company: Orchard Place
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

As a part time Milieu Treatment Counselor, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Iowa kids and their families. Our employees are valued, 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 children and youth ages 10-17 years within an inpatient mental health treatment center.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.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) models.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 teamAct as an advocate for the residents and families, developing meantingful relationshipsAssist in managing challenging behaviorsPart time Milieu Treatment Counselors work up to 29 hours per week scheduled to meet the needs of the program. Some flexibility in scheduling available, but typical hours are 7:00 am - 12:00 pm or 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.Sound like a good fit? A few requirements include:Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree in a human services fieldExperience volunteering and/or working with children and youthExceptional leadership skillsPassion for mental health and human servicesAbility to collaborate with co-workers and supervisorsValid driver's license and driving record that meets agency guidelinesCriminal, Abuse Registry, Motor Vehicle Record and Fingerprinting checks completed.

Keywords: Orchard Place, Des Moines , Part Time Treatment Counselor, Other , Des Moines, Iowa

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