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Group Therapist - Specialized Program

Company: Gemma Services (formerly Silver Springs-Martin Lut
Location: Plymouth Meeting
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

$1,000 SIGN ON BONUS! Specialized Program Increased Rate! Generous Benefits! Education Assistance! Wellness Activities for Staff! The Specialized Residential Program at Plymouth Meeting is rooted in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and serves youth who identify as female ages 11 to 14 who have acute challenges due to experienced loss, unexpected challenges, and/or significant trauma, and whose behaviors are presently extremely dysregulated. The program includes daily skill acquisition, mindfulness and behavioral feedback with 24-hour access to skills coaching. Youth and families both learn DBT skills though skills groups and have weekly family therapy while youth have weekly individual therapy. This specialized program will have a small staff to youth ratio of 1:2 during awake hours. All youth will have a single room. All staffing for this program will need to participate in an extensive training. Knowledge, skills or training in DBT is strongly preferred for all positions. All staffing for this program is expected to attend weekly trainings as a team and participate in ongoing skill building as needed. All staff for this program are expected to execute the fundamentals of DBT, trauma-informed care and individualized treatment programming for the youth served. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Clinical Services Director has primary responsibility for implementing skills groups as part of the Residential Program. The group therapist is responsible for assisting the program staff with development of activities. Occasionally may assist with development activities related to special events. This position is full time second shift from 1:00pm to 9:00 pm and includes weekend hours.

Keywords: Gemma Services (formerly Silver Springs-Martin Lut, Philadelphia , Group Therapist - Specialized Program, Healthcare , Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

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