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Treatment Specialist - $1000 Signing Bonus

Company: Lad Lake Inc
Location: Dousman
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Lad Lake is currently seeking compassionate, patient, and collaborative individuals to join our team! Responsibilities include working directly with youth who have experienced trauma by role modeling the skills necessary to build healthy relationships and teaching important life skills such as healthy recreation activities, good hygiene, appropriate social skills, coping skills, and anger management skills. Our direct care roles assist in the planning of outdoor/indoor activities and engage interactively with the youth, while also being involved in crisis management. Our Treatment Specialist role can be an excellent springboard into various careers at Lad Lake. Many of our current staff started as Youth Care Workers and are now Unit Managers, Campus Supervisors, Teachers, and Trainers.

To be a proper role model and provide adequate supervision, guidance, structure, and behavior management to all clients in the Residential and Shelter programs.
Serve as a positive role model for youth in our residential care programs
Intentional effort to provide opportunities for youth to enhance their skills, abilities, and interests
Provide active supervision of youth by engaging in activities that are of interest to them
Plan and facilitate activities and daily routines
Crisis intervention with youth through verbal de-escalation techniques
Engage in, assess, and document youth activities (shift logs, incident reports, behavioral management logs, databases, etc.)
Provide support to youth, their families, and ancillary service providers
Provide transportation in agency vehicles for youths' community-based needs and activities
Attend team meetings and provide verbal and written input
Maintain confidentiality within all written and verbal communications
Must be;
Willingness to complete training through Lad Lake's traineeship program, bachelor's degree preferred
Ability to demonstrate patience and empathy to build rapport with adolescents who use aggression as a coping mechanism
Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff - trauma-informed.
Organized and dependable
Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions, and have a good driving record
Demonstrate social, emotional, and intellectual maturity
Must be at least 21 years old

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to be patient and understanding of life's difficult situations; ability to search for and recognize the good in people and situations; ability to stay calm and de-escalate situations where people are tense and frustrated; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; working knowledge of computers and MS Office; ability to multi-task and use time effectively and efficiently; demonstrated sensitivity towards cultural, ethnic, and disability matters. Bachelor's degree required
Physical Demands: Duties require possible physical activity while engaging with youth in the program. In rare situations, staff may be required to use physical de-escalation techniques to intervene if staff or clients are in danger of being physically harmed. Ability to lift 30 pounds. Driving is an essential function of this position.
$1000 Sign-on Bonus
$18 -$20 an hour starting rate with additional momentary multipliers based on education and experience
Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, STD, LTD Benefits
Shift Differential
PTO (up to 16 days annually to start)
Holiday pay (up to 8 days)
Tuition reimbursement
401k plan
Free meals when eating with clients
Casual dress
Opportunities for advancement
Company-paid training
Ongoing paid training
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Employer

Keywords: Social Service, Human Services, Residential Counselor, Social Services, Crisis Intervention, Mental Health, Social Work, Child Welfare, Youth Advocate, Social Service Aide, Social Service Worker, Social and Human Service Assistant, Youth Worker, Human Service Worker


Keywords: Lad Lake Inc, Milwaukee , Treatment Specialist - $1000 Signing Bonus, Other , Dousman, Wisconsin

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