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Senior Behavior Management Specialist
Do you want to make a difference working directly with children and families in the community? Join our team! We offer flexible schedules, team environment and growth opportunities, and a competitive benefits and compensation package.
The Senior Behavior Management Specialist is responsible for providing behavior management training to clients and families; assessing the family’s need for additional services; acts as the program liaison to community and provider agencies; and provides crisis intervention as assigned. Position provides additional clinical and/or administrative leadership to Behavior Management Specialists where required by program.
Conducts a thorough child/family strengths and needs assessment, utilizing the program specific protocol.
Develops and implements successful behavior management technique.
Maintains timely progress notes that reflect movement towards client goals.
Provides effective crisis management, to include following the program triage protocol and treatment methods, responding in a timely manner, providing for follow-up care, assessing and providing appropriate responses, and handling the situation calmly.
Provides or arranged for transportation of clients to appointments as necessary (if applicable).
Designs "behavioral contracts" with clients and families as necessary.
Plans for client discharge/termination, including helping the family plan and prepare for services needed.
Conducts educational activities that promote client understanding of treatment issues.
Maintains clinical records in a timely manner following agency standards.
Performs in a supervisory manner in the absence of the Program Supervisor to other Behavior Management Specialists.
Must be able to safely and effectively monitor consumer activities, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
- Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field of study from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum 3 years experience working in the behavioral health field with children.
- Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
- Must be computer literate with knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
- Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies.
Tags: Social Worker, Social Work, Mental Health, Child & Family Therapy, Mental Health Technician, Family Support Specialist, Recovery Coach.