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Behavioral Health Associate (Group Home)

Acadia Healthcare Indianapolis, IN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Located just southeast of downtown Indianapolis, Resource Treatment Facility is a residential treatment facility that provides comprehensive, competency-based, client-centered residential treatment to youth and their families. Programming focuses on the utilization of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in day-to-day activities, from individual counseling sessions to group interactions on the unit. Resource works with families and placement agencies to ensure that a team approach to treatment is utilized.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of Behavioral Health Associate. This position would be full-time working 8 hour shifts. In this exciting, challenging and rewarding role you will:

  • Provide direct supervision to residents.
  • Provide timely and appropriate feedback to residents on behaviors.
  • Provide de-escalation interventions by utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as well as TCI.
  • Complete client documentation during shift.

Resource operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with the following schedules:

  • First Shift- 7:00am-3:30pm
  • Second Shift- 3:00pm-11:30pm
  • Third Shift- 11:00pm-7:30am

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral issues is preferred.
  • Experience working with children with sexually maladaptive behaviors.
  • Experience working in a residential treatment facility
  • Knowledge of child development desired
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Valid Indiana Driver's License
  • Minimum 21 years of age

Desired Skills:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to use good judgment and maintain confidentiality of information
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work assigned hours per week
  • Ability to walk, sit, stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to run, squat and kneel
  • May be required to restrain residents
  • May have some exposure to disagreeable conditions

Where to apply:

http://www.resourcetreatmentcenter.com/about/careers

Please note: All qualified candidates must successfully pass criminal background checks, pre-employment physical, urine drug screen and fingerprint analysis, and have a clear record with Dept. of Child Services before beginning employment -- no exceptions. Please do not apply unless you can pass all of these qualifications.

Acadia Healthcare

All Acadia employees strive to help individuals and families struggling with drug and alcohol addiction as well as those suffering with mental health issues. The Acadia working environment is one of mutual respect, encouragement, and a desire to see each staff member grow and excel in their careers. - Resource Treatment Facility

Address

1404 S. State Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46203
Indianapolis, IN
USA

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