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Dual Diagnosis adolescent treatment center seeking a Teacher for our inpatient day school. 

The Teacher will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and providing direct oversight of the day-to-day operations of our inpatient day school.

In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated creativity, flexibility, and experience engaging with clients, making assessments and treatment recommendations. Preferred candidates for this position will also likely have advanced training and experience with teaching troubled teens and as well as knowledge of recovery. This schedule for this position is 8:00 AM- 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday but has the potential to include varying shifts and on call responsibilities. 

Roles and Responsibilities

· Conduct individual and family sessions for creating a plan for that student’s curriculum

· Communicate with clients school and keep them updated on progress for students assignments

· Assist with additional duties as needed, for example, covering front desk, assisting with New Student Orientation, organizing materials, performing other clerical duties 

· Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth and development through participation at in-services, workshops, staff meetings, and literature reviews

· Upholds state standards for care

· Adheres to Visions’ facility, department, personnel and standard policies and procedures, including safety policies and safe work practices

· Maintains professional competence by attending conferences, workshops, educational programs and related training

· Maintains professional license, CPR and Restraint Training

· Provides nurturing environment and close, intensive supervision / security for all clientele 

Skills, Qualifications, and Education

· Bachelor’s Degree required, Master preferred

· Minimum of five years’ experience working with adolescents and families in treatment and / or mental health setting with a strong understanding of systematic theoretical orientation

· Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style 

· A demonstrated commitment to high professional and ethical standards

· High comfort level working in a diverse environment

· Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

· Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, and access

· Team Player

· Ability to provide visual and auditory supervision of clients

· Maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality

· Stays calm and emotionally available in an environment serving emotionally disturbed youth

· Demonstrates group leadership and organizational skill

· High degree of clinical knowledge and competence

· Completion of Background Check, including criminal history and fingerprinting

· Maintain current CPI and CPR certification and a valid driver’s license


• Location: Los Angeles, Malibu

• Post ID: 160238062 losangeles
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