Position Title: Behavior Intervention Specialist I, Project SOAR/ROAR
Reports To: Project SOAR/ROAR Clinical Manager
Family Services' positions require employees to maintain certain skills and characteristics to perform job tasks successfully. These characteristics include flexibility, the ability to work independently, the ability to work in a team environment, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. A willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done while maintaining the highest level of professional integrity is also required. This means following workplace policies and procedures, following supervisory directives, and changing work assignments as deemed necessary by management. Effective time management skills are essential to performing multi-task functions in an efficient manner. The ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written form is vital. This facilitates collaboration with clients and a wide range of other programs and agencies. Effective communication skills also result in meeting the documentation requirements of various funding sources. Finally, Family Services stresses ongoing learning and professional development as well as openness to supervisory feedback.
This position requires the ability to respond to various differences among the agency's clientele and staff, including but not limited to economic, ethnic, religious, sex, age, and disability status. Workers should be sensitive to any and all differences. Employee must possess a capacity for appropriate assertiveness skills, as well as good relationship skills which allow for dealing with staff/clients under stress.
Position requires a commitment to Family Services' mission to strengthen families as the ideal nurturing environment for people, empowering individual members to grow. Employee acts in accordance with the Social Work Code of Ethics.
Provides direct services to assigned caseload, coordinates case effects with funding source and related agencies. Worker should be able to effectively manage self in crisis situations (violence, physical aggression, etc.). Worker must be able to follow a prescribed treatment plan. Staffing ratio will be determined based on student acuity and will be a range of one staff for up to every five students (1:5)
Examples of Tasks Performed and Work Assigned:
- Implements school-based treatment behavioral health treatment plans.
- Tracks measurable objectives.
- Documents treatment activities and responses.
- Communicates overall progress through written and oral reports.
- Attends clinical team meetings.
- Participates in individual, peer and overall agency supervisory and staff development activities.
- Maintains students' behavioral health records, completes billing and related paperwork and does so in a timely manner.
- Develops program curriculum and preparation.
- Attends Family Nights.
- Participates in the annual SBBH trainings.
- Interacts with primary, external and internal customers of the agency in such a manner that the customer experiences increasing quality; participates as a member of a Quality team.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree in a human services field, has a minimum two years' experience working in a CASSP system and mental health services agency, experience in the application of Behavioral Modification that should include Functional Behavioral Assessment as used by the Positive Education Program and knowledge of child development.
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, sex, disability, age or national origin, or other classifications protected by law.