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Behavioral Intervention Staff

Company: A New Hope
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Behavioral Intervention Staff help clients (ages 3-21) acquire and demonstrate everyday skills to lead a more independent life. Most clients are children; however, the age groups can fluctuate. Proficiencies being coached in this position may include but are not limited to social skills, how to communicate wants and needs, personal care needs (e.g., hygiene, toileting), and how to appropriately and effectively interact with others. Most therapy is conducted off-site including at the client's home, in social settings, and/or in various other community locations. The majority of sessions are conducted one-on-one and requires a great deal of time, persistence, and patience.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Work extensively with clients (aged 3-21) to implement the approved plans and objectives aimed at improving skills and reducing maladaptive behaviorsWork out of office in different environments to suit the client's needsTranscribe accurate and detailed case notes from client sessions including, but not limited to communication with the client's family and to the supervisorProvide a thorough description of treatment protocol to families/caretakersMake quick decisions while adhering to standard rules and protocols tied to behavior intervention and individual treatment plansMake safety a priorityKeep clients' safe and engaged during therapeutic interventionsUnderstand and abide by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of EthicsMake reports to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare or law enforcement in the event a client is considered to be at risk of or directly experiencing abuse as define by relevant state or federal codeMinimum QualificationsAt least eighteen (18) years of ageHigh school diploma, GED, or equivalentBe free of communicable diseasesHave current CPR and First Aid certifications (training available through A New Hope, LLC)Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check in accordance with IDAPA 16.05.06., "Criminal History and Background Checks"Basic technology skills (MS Office, online form completion, use/editing of digital documents, etc.)Hold, or within 24 credit hours of graduating with, a bachelor's degree in a human services field (e.g., psychology, sociology, education, etc.)Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle with current insuranceRegistered Behavioral Technician (RBT) trainingPreferred Skills/Characteristics1,040 hours supervised experience working with individuals aged 21 and under who have a developmental disabilityPATIENCE - with both client and family membersApproachable to clients and their families - willing to share intervention strategies and desired outcomesIndependent, able to stay on task and create individualized routines based on implementation plansEXTENSIVE background with children and families, highly knowledgeable in child developmentExcellent communication skills - verbal and nonverbalHigh attention to detail in written notes and descriptionsWorking ConditionsWorking conditions vary and involve the ability to adapt in several environments that include business, home, community, and office. Work may require frequent weekend and evening work, and will require frequent local travel.Compensation and BenefitsHourly wage or salary is largely dependent on amount of past experiences. Travel is reimbursable, but company vehicles are also available if the employee cannot use their personal vehicle. After a 60-day waiting period at full-time status (weekly average --- 30 hours), health, dental, and life insurances can be obtained.NOTICE: This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Keywords: A New Hope, Pocatello , Behavioral Intervention Staff, Other , Pocatello, Idaho

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