St. Joseph's Villa

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Behavior Specialist

Behavior Specialist

Job ID 
2018-1933
# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
6/27/2018
Compensation 
DOE
Schedule 
..
Total hours per week 
40

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Overview

Under the direction and guidance of the Director of the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), the Behavior Specialist works with children ages 5 – 17.  Specific responsibilities include delivery of treatment services outlined in the client’s Service Plan in coordination with other program staff, and providing direct professional crisis intervention and stabilization services to clients and their families.  Also assists in planning, organizing and directing program services within the policies and procedures of St. Joseph's Villa.  

Responsibilities

Participates as an active member in a team approach to the delivery of services to clients

 

Participates in staff meetings, community meetings, and other staff and program group activities that support the operation of the CSU

 

Participates in the development and implementation of service plans, objectives, and methods necessary for providing effective services to individual clients and families

 

Transports clients to the CSU when appropriate

 

Provides professional psycho-educational services to clients and their families individually and in groups on a regularly scheduled basis

 

Participates in the development of progress/evaluation reports of clients

 

Maintains accurate individual case records for clients under his/her supervision within state licensing and professional accreditation standards

 

Promotes good community relations and utilizes needed community services

 

Acts as liaison with community agency casework staff for process reporting and service planning

 

Assists in client intake, admission and discharge planning

 

Coordinates relevant after-care services for discharged clients and their families with the referring CSB

Qualifications

BA/BS in social work, psychology, sociology, or other human service field and two or more  years related experience with relevant population.