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The Heritage Community is a residential treatment program located in Provo, UT.  Our mission is to inspire and pr epare indiv iduals to heal and thrive!

Spark Academy is for socially anxious boys and girls on the high-functioning Autism Spectrum or other related disorders who need additional clinical support, emotional coaching, sensory regulation, and executive functioning practice. This academy is designed to empower students to be more confident by providing in-the-moment mentoring either within the nurturing environment of The Heritage Community, or providing real scenarios in the local community.

Elevate Academy is for boys and girls who have experienced complex trauma, or struggle with mood disorders, anxiety, attachment disorders, etc. We target issues such as school avoidance, poor self-esteem, unhealthy relationships, self-harm, various forms of addictions, etc. By teaching and mentoring healthy living habits, along with proven clinical modalities, students in Elevate Academy learn to cope, improve, and heal to have a more successful and productive life!

The Heritage Community is seeking a dynamic Therapist to play a key role in the progression and growth of our students. The incumbent must have passion for learning the best practices to productively work with teenagers and their families. Candidates with experience working with trauma, attachment, biofeedback, EMDR, or DBT will be competitive. The Heritage Community has a beautiful, unmatched 19-acre campus that puts diverse intervention approaches at your fingertips! We provide a competitive salary, benefits, and training opportunities. Come learn more about our company and be a part of our mission to help individuals heal and thrive!

Schedule:
 Full-time, exempt. Monday – Friday.

Knowledge and Abilities:
 Elevate Academy: Practiced knowledge and understanding of complex trauma, with familiarity of proven clinical theories and applications for treating PTSD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, reactive attachment disorder, etc.
 Spark Academy: Practiced knowledge and understanding of neurodiversity, with familiarity of proven clinical theories and applications for treating Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, executive functioning deficits, learning and processing differences, distress tolerance, rigid thinking and OCD tendencies, anxiety, etc.
 A well-rounded understanding of and experience with addictions and substance abuse.
 Management and teaching skills to lead Treatment Team meetings effectively.
 Excellence in flexibility and adaptability to handle “curve balls” in treatment.
 Good computer skills, with ability to learn and utilize the company’s internal technical tools.
 Understanding of the principles from the book, The Anatomy of Peace by The Arbinger Institute. This also includes being an example of those principles to enhance a culture of excellence.
 A learning mindset, always seeking to improve and develop skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Serve as Primary Therapist for assigned caseload of up to 8 students.
 Intense assessment and specific treatment planning in collaboration with parents, students, and Treatment Team – taking ownership of the Master Treatment Plans to lay out goals and objectives.
 Provide 1 hour of individual therapy, and 1 hour of family therapy weekly for each student and provide crisis intervention, as needed.
 Plan and conduct group therapy twice weekly.
 Complete all required documentation in a timely manner, keeping detailed notes/records, while monitoring progress.
 Lead weekly Treatment Team meetings to plan and coordinate the therapeutic needs and goals/objectives of each student on caseload, and ensure these plans are being followed as indicated.
 Effectively communicate with parents/guardians and associated professionals in a timely and situation-based manner – keeping them informed of significant events or changes. Assist parents and other family members to become involved in their child’s treatment and care at The Heritage Community.

Qualifications:
 Completed Master's Degree in a mental health field (i.e., Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, etc.).
 Completed Utah license (LCSW, CMHC, LMFT, etc.).
 Previous therapy experience with adolescent population and families highly desired.
 Must be at least 21 years of age or older to apply.
 Proficiency and fluency in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing English.

Benefits:
 Competitive compensation with potential of a quarterly bonus.
 Comprehensive benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life.
 Heath Savings Account options.
 Short-term and long-term disability coverage.
 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan after one-year of continuous employment, with the company matching up to 4% of contributions.
 VTO and PTO, with hours accruing upon hire.
 Sundance Resort Corporate Passes.

Go to HeritageRTC.org/Careers to complete online application. For questions, please contact: Rebecca Lindsay, Recruitment Specialist (801) 226-4615 rebecca.lindsay@heritagertc.org 

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Last Updated: 1/23/20