Serenity Knolls, California's Premier 12-Step Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center has an immediate opening for a Per Diem Therapist.
1x1 drug and alcohol counseling and crisis intervention
- Couples and Family Sessions
- Psychiatric Evaluations and Assessments
- Primary responsibility for the therapeutic treatment of 5-6 residents
- Interaction within the therapeutic milieu
- Facilitation of group sessions and psycho-educational groups
- Client Charting
- An understanding of and familiarity with 12-step Methodology
- An understanding of CBT, DBT, Attachment Theory, Trauma treatment modalities, family systems and Mindfulness based practices.
- Experience working with a variety of co-occurring disorders preferably in a residential setting.
- Ability to remain calm, confident and compassionate during stressful situations
- Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment.
- Effective verbal, writing and listening communication skills
- Critical Thinking Skills
- Mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
- Effective presentation skills
- Time management skills
- Solid computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
Education / Experience Requirements:
Candidate must be a licensed MFT, LPCC, LCSW or Psychologist or be an Associate MFT, LPCC, CSW or Post Doc professional with a minimum of 1 year experience working with a varied population in a residential mental health setting.
Serenity Knolls has been providing quality residential treatment for almost 30 years. We provide a comprehensive training program and ongoing continuing education for all of our clinical staff in addition to a collegial working environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy