Recreation Therapist – CTRS – Full Time – Behavioral Center of Michigan – Warren, MI

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The Behavioral Center of Michigan (BCOM) is a psychiatric care facility located in Warren, Michigan. The entire staff at the BCOM is dedicated to high standards of personal care for adults 18 years and older suffering from acute psychiatric conditions.

Our team works together closely to provide professional, compassionate treatment to each person admitted to the hospital.

Our programs are led by a staff of psychiatrists, consulting physicians, doctors of psychology, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social workers, recreational therapists, mental health technicians, and other necessary support staff members.

Job Tasks

The CTRS is responsible for the provision of Recreation Therapy services, including assessment, treatment planning/review, therapeutic activity interventions and discharge leisure planning. The CTRS utilizes individual and/or group activity interventions to improve cognitive, physical, social, and psychosocial functioning in adults needing psychiatric care. The therapist works with client to develop healthy coping mechanisms, stress/anger management techniques, increased self awareness, and explore positive leisure pursuits. The CTRS will provide the client with leisure resources to assist in post-discharge leisure planning and involvement. The therapist will be responsible for the provision of services according to the current standards of practice.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from an approved program; Certification by National Certification Board (NCTRC).

Experience in psychiatric setting (preferred).

Basic computer skills; ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing; additional languages preferred.


We welcome entry level therapists. Every new CTRS will spend 5 days in our orientation process. After our hospital orientation, you will have the opportunity to go through the department orientation process. This includes several days of observing and learning the work flow of our job tasks.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $21.50 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Psychiatry


  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Warren, MI 48092: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you fully vaccinated against COVID-19?


  • CTRS (Required)

Work Location: One location

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