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Position Posted On:
8/28/2014
Employer:
Orchard Place
Address:
2116 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA  50312
Website:

Job Title:
Milieu Treatment Counselor
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
15-40
Position Start Date:
Contact us for more information
Pay Rate:
0
How To Apply:
e-mail resume and cover letter
Contact Name:
Adam Peters  
Email:
careers@orchardplace.org
Phone:
515-868-0192
Fax:
515-246-3599
Job Description:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned. 1. Maintain the day-to-day operation of the milieu treatment program ensuring a safe, structured, and predictable living environment for all residents. 2. Participate as an active member of the treatment team demonstrating good interpersonal skills during group problem solving and task delegation. 3. Assist in the development and implementation of Individual Care Plans for each resident and review treatment goals weekly with assigned resident. 4. Facilitate and/or assist in facilitating unit groups. 5. Act as advocate for residents and families, developing a meaningful relationship with the residents and families which will ensure monitoring of individual progress; identify problems which prevent progress; identify solutions to these problems; provide necessary client support and direction in implementing solutions to identified problems; and guide skill building in the milieu. 6. Assist in managing problem behaviors on milieu and complete required documentation in a professional and timely manner.
Job Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services or other related area.