Pros: active, staff, the environment, the kids we worked with.
Cons: advancement ability, the schedule.
This was probably the single most educational job I had. It built the foundation for every job I had. There was not a behavioral health issue I did not see or had to address. As a workplace environment your teams would evenly divide work, we knew when someone was having a hard day and would keep that in mind when scheduling the shifts responsibilities. – more... We celebrated events and I think it was the most intimate environment in terms of knowing who worked with. The hardest part was working with a youth that had to be physically held and maintaining an emotional cushion to not be affected at the time of the hold or other special treatment intervention. I still think of those youth, their experiences and trauma that brought them to the facility. – less