Residential Therapist

Counsels individuals requiring treatment for chemical dependency, by performing the following duties.

  • Provides group therapy for clients
  • Formulates individualized treatment plans with clients
  • Performs psycho-social interviews and writes assessments
  • Interacts with family members to assist them in providing support for clients
  • Monitors condition of clients to evaluate success of therapy, and adapts treatment as needed
  • Maintains complete client records, including assessments, referrals, and therapy notes
  • Interacts with funding sources regarding treatment authorization
  • Interacts with the criminal justice system regarding treatment progress, as needed
  • Participates in team process and formal meetings
  • Give tours or presentations to the public

Strong candidates will demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Has a desire to learn and be challenged
  • Has the ability to identify and work with the strengths of clients and co-workers
  • Detail-oriented and able to stick with and complete tedious tasks, like paperwork.
  • Passionate about helping people recover
  • Works and communicates effectively and efficiently under stressful conditions, as well as when things are calm
  • Can handle complexity and paradox
  • Shows initiative in seeking solutions to problems.
  • Accepts unexpected tasks as they arise
  • Listens to clients more than talks to clients.
  • Follows through on commitments
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and is open to feedback from others

Dawn Farm offers an informal, non-bureaucratic, creative and mission focused work environment. Candidates must like to have fun at work, be passionate about helping people recover, and be consistently nice to co-workers, clients, visitors and all others.

This position is full-time, 9 to 5 with an evening or weekend morning, with benefits.

Masters degree with license preferred. BSW or CAC-R with experience may be considered.


Applying for a position

If you are interested in a position, please send a resume and cover letter to jboster(at)

We will contact you if your application is selected for an interview.

All resumes, interviewed or not, are kept on file for a year. We will contact you if another position becomes available that fits your experience and credentials.

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