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MOUNTAIN YOUTH ACADEMY
MOUNTAIN CITY, TN

SUMMER SEMESTER 2014 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)

MAJORS : EDUCATION

SOPHOMORE - GRADUATE LEVELS

JOB DESCRIPTION : Mountain Youth Academy is a residential treatment center for young adolescents (male and female) ages 7 through 17. The successful candidate will be a mental health associate intern and will contribute to the effective implementation of individual treatment plan of students through line of sight supervision, positive interaction and role modeling, appropriate scoring of behaviors of students. Provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse the situation, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, and following proper restraint technique guidelines as needed.

The work environment for this position is a residential facility setting. While performing the duties of this internship, the intern will be exposed to students who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors, use profanity and make insulting remarks or threats.

*NOTE:  Successful candidates must be 21 years of age and have a background check, drug screen and acceptance by the State of Tennessee DCS criteria.  A seven day training will be required. 

**NOTE:  Students must apply online in addition to completing the career internship credential package.  Go to http://www.mountainyouthacademy.net/employment.htm to complete their online application.

SALARY:  PRN pay of $ 9.50 per/hour

HOURS: To be discussed during interview.

DEADLINE: PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER: EMPLOYER TRAINING DATES MAY REQUIRE EARLIER COMPLETION