Discovery Ranch for Girls located in Cedar City, Utah, is looking for experienced therapists to provide clinical services for teen girls in a residential treatment setting. DRG believes in providing a high level of clinical care in a caring environment. DRG combines the power of traditional and experiential therapy to create a clinically sophisticated, relationship based residential treatment program for girls ages 13-18. DRG believes that girls that struggle with emotional and behavior difficulties need to receive help through relationships and experiences in a strength based environment to create lasting change. The position requires a relationship focused clinician that can contribute to a multidisciplinary team to treat clinically complicated teenage girls and their families. Clinicians that are familiar with the delivery of clinical services from systems prospective are a plus.
The therapists are a vital role in the delivery and coordination of clinical services while working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary treatment team. The therapist is directly responsible for the therapeutic needs and continuum of clinical care for the students. The therapist is responsible for creating psychosocial histories and master treatment plans utilizing their knowledge and expertise of DSM diagnosis. Therapists are responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with referring partners and play a vital role in the marketing activities. Clinical responsibilities include family and individual therapy, facilitate group therapy sessions, document all services, attend treatment team meeting, and working closely with residential staff. Therapists have a case load of 7 students. The smaller caseload allows the clinician develop a close therapeutic relationship with the student and her family.
Masters degree in qualifying area of study * Experience with female adolescent population. * Experience in the delivery of clinical services in a residential or wilderness setting is a plus * Licensed or be licensed eligible * Knowledge and clinical experience with female mental health issues (trauma, eating disorders, borderline personality disorder, ect.) * Relationship focused clinician with a family systems approach