MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, is a community-based, behavioral health care organization offering a continuum of services including adult behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, children's behavioral health, autism services, and early childhood services.
SUMMARY Develops behavioral plans, provides behavioral therapy, and other therapeutic services to program participants.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below:
• Directs program participant contact in effecting behavioral change, primarily in the area of activities of daily living, behavior management and social skills. • Works with supervisors in the development, implementation, maintenance, and generalization of behavioral change. Maintains the use of least restrictive treatment guidelines in the implementation of Behavioral Techniques. • Provides Behavioral Therapy and Active Treatment programming in the residence job site, and within the community on an individual or group basis. Submits weekly logs indicating objectives, strategies, and results obtained. • Consults with staff, insurance providers, lawyers, service providers post-discharge, and family on treatment recommendations and progress. Participates in family education and therapy as needed • Participates in treatment planning with the trans-disciplinary team and attends pre-admission meetings as requested. Serves as a member on the rehabilitation team. • Ensures evaluation, progress, and discharge reports on each program participant are provided in a timely manner. Completes daily billing summaries on a timely basis. • Assists in coordination of behavioral programming within all living settings, community settings, and vocational sites as necessary. • Consults with and/or trains staff in behavioral techniques. Oversees work and trains BIT intern and practicum students. • Ensures adherence to accreditation standards and ethics of confidentiality. • Participates in Behavioral Research Projects with the facility and Crisis Intervention System (Beeper Team). • Performs other related duties and activities as required.
Minimum Knowledge and Skills required by the Job The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required to perform the job:
Education and Experience: • Master's Degree in psychology or related field • One year experience working with special populations in crisis intervention, staff training and development. • Conduct of research in behavior analysis within an applied setting preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: • Board Certification preferred.
Other Skills and Abilities: • N/a
Other Requirements: • Travel as needed
Physical Requirements: • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT STATEMENT
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case by case basis via the interactive process.
Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets
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