Licensed Milieu Therapist
Job Details
Flourtown Campus - Flourtown, PA
Master's Degree
$52,000.00 - $52,000.00 Salary/year
Nonprofit - Social Services
Position Details

We’re looking for a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) to join our youth residential campus in Flourtown, PA as a Milieu Therapist.


The Residential Treatment Facility (RTF) at Carson Valley Children’s Aid provides safe, structured care for adolescents with a history of trauma and behavioral problems. We help youth to develop skills that will allow for positive reintegration into their families and communities.


As a Milieu Therapist, you will facilitate psychoeducational skill groups, implementing a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) curriculum. You will help youth to practice regulating their emotions, controlling self-destructive behaviors, and improving interpersonal relationships. You will also coach direct care staff to ensure effective support for residents.


Vaccination Requirements: All staff members at our residential campus are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (2 doses Moderna/Pfizer or 1 dose J&J).


Role Type: Full-time




  • Medical, dental, vision, and RX coverage
  • Group life insurance at no cost to you
  • 403b retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, personal days, and holidays
  • Credit union access
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Referral bonuses


Work Schedule: 40 hours weekly. 5 workdays per week from approx. 1 P.M. to 9 P.M. This position requires 1-2 weekends per month. Milieu Therapists collaborate at the beginning of each month to schedule weekend coverage.


Work Setting: Primary work location is our Flourtown campus. Occasional accompaniment of youth to program activities outside of the milieu. 


Essential Job Functions:


  • Facilitate therapeutic groups within the residential milieu.
  • Provides direct clinical support to campus residents.
  • Coach direct care staff to ensure the effective implementation of treatment plans.
  • Participate in weekly Clinical Team meetings and Direct Care Team meetings.
  • Provide consultation regarding clients' mental health needs and progress to other treatment team members.
  • Complete required documentation in a timely fashion, including but not limited to group progress notes and treatment progress summaries.
  • Provide emergency evaluation and intervention when critical situations arise.
  • Participate in regular supervision, treatment reviews, trainings, etc.



Role Requirements:


  • PA licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC) or Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) (required) 
    • Individuals who will obtain one of these licenses within the next 3 months are welcome to apply. 
  • Master's degree in a relevant field such as psychology, counseling, social work, etc. (required)
  • 2+ years of experience with youth related to mental health, chemical dependency, child welfare, or criminal justice (required)
  • Reliable daily transportation to Flourtown, PA (required)