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Clinical Therapist

Job Description

Elevate Academy is a co-ed, residential treatment program for adolescents specializing in trauma, mood disorders, adoption and attachment issues, and other similar diagnoses.  Students in Elevate Academy have faced adverse experiences that have negatively impacted their physical, emotional, and social wellbeing.  We strive to therapeutically build our students' confidence and resiliency, empowering them to take charge of a thriving future!

We currently seek to hire a dynamic Therapist!  The incumbent will proactively seek the best therapeutic tools through a trauma lens.  We look for a candidate who is innovative and forward-thinking, ready to roll up their sleeves to expand on effective, data-driven treatment to help our students find long-term success!  We are open to hiring for either full-time or part-time hours, and seek a dedicated, resourceful Therapist!
Elevate Academy is part of the parent company, The Heritage Community, located in Provo, UT.  Originally founded in 1984, The Heritage Community is a long-standing and established treatment program!  As a true, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, we are one of few in the nation with a non-profit mission, and maintain high integrity in standards of care!  Our beautiful, unmatched 19-acre campus puts diverse, experiential approaches at your fingertips!  We provide a competitive salary, benefits, and training opportunities.  Come learn more about Elevate Academy and be a part of our mission to help individuals heal and thrive!
Salary: $65,000
  • Exempt.  Full-time or part-time caseload hours available.
  • We are open to coordinating a work schedule that fits best for you, while fulfilling caseload responsibilities efficiently!
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as Primary Therapist for assigned caseload of up to 8 students, if full-time.
  • Provide intense assessment and specific treatment planning in collaboration with parents, students, and a 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.
  • 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.
Knowledge and Abilities:
  • 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, substance abuse, adoption, etc.
  • 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.
  • A learning mindset, always seeking to improve and develop.
  • Completed Master's Degree in a mental health field (i.e., Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, etc.).
  • Completed Utah license (LCSW, CSW, CMHC, ACMHC, MFT, AMFT, etc.).
  • Previous therapy experience with the adolescent population and families highly desired.
  • Proficiency and fluency in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing English.
Unique Perks Working at The Heritage Community:
  • Paid CEU credits and paid supervision.
  • Residential experiential therapy at its finest!
  • Work with students regarding their psychotropic medications.
  • Data-driven therapy through a continuum of residential settings.
  • Flexible work schedules and flexible time off for self-care!
  • Personal, engaged supervision with strong camaraderie and a team network for continual support!
  • Comprehensive insurance package: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life.
  • Health Savings Account option, with generous company matching contributions.
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability coverage.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan after one-year of continuous employment, with the company matching contributions.
  • 8 paid holidays per year and flexible time off plan.
  • EAP benefits.
  • Sundance Mountain Resort corporate passes.
  • Provo Recreation Center membership discount.
*Employment hinges upon completing onboarding with all necessary documents and wholehearted cooperation. Your active participation and documentation ensure a smooth integration, fostering a shared journey towards success.
Please click here for more information or to apply.
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Last Updated: 5/23/24