Upbring, the new Lutheran Social Services of the South, is a 135 year-old nonprofit organization with a rich legacy of serving vulnerable people across Texas. Its mission is to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Upbring serves more than 30,000 people annually and provides innovative programs and services for children including foster care, adoption, education, residential treatment and community services. For more information, visit Upbring.org.
Oversees other direct care staff activities associated with the implementation and management of a therapeutic adolescent environment including: life space interviewing, therapeutic community group sessions, crisis intervention, problem solving interviews and group meetings and activities for daily living. Provides support and supervision for leisure and recreational activities. Responsible for maintaining a safe, structured, therapeutic milieu in conformity with the Krause Adolescent Treatment Programs. Monitors and Oversees direct care staff’s adherence to administrative and programmatic policies and procedures. Assists in the coordination between the milieu and other disciplines.