Trauma-Informed Day Treatment Behavior Interventionist

at Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
Location Canton, OH
Date Posted July 8, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

VACANCY NOTICE
CHILD & ADOLESCENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Position Available:  Trauma-Informed Day Treatment Behavior Interventionist – Full-Time, and Part-Time

The Trauma-Focused Day Treatment Behavior Interventionist will partner with TIDTx teachers and therapists to create and implement an academic/behavioral program of study that meets individual learner needs, interests, and abilities.  This paraprofessional will be a member of a psycho-educational multi-disciplinary team which serves to lead severely emotionally and behaviorally disturbed youth to maximize their intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth and development. Additional job responsibilities include: 

  • Provides individual and small group practice of academic skills introduced by the teacher.
  • Provides behavior management assistance, support, and intervention to TIDTx youth and staff:  monitoring youth in the comfort room, verbal de-escalation, behavioral coaching and rehearsal, problem-solving, self-regulation skill development.  
  • Establishing, modeling, and reinforcing appropriate positive relationship building skills with youth.
  • Crisis intervention, de-escalation, physical holding.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of individual behavior therapy plans, especially of the youth being tagged.
  • Provides effective direct and indirect supervision of clients at all times.
  • Contributes to the multi-disciplinary team by actively participating in treatment planning and coordination meetings as appropriate. 
  • Assists with maintaining classroom and programmatic records and data including but not limited to the following: info for report cards and IEP tracking, attendance, youth achievement records, daily passport, youth behavior rating sheet, and critical incident reports as needed using computer and internet resources.
  • Assisting with Summer Programming.
  • Other Job Duties as assigned.
  • Individual characteristics:  well developed verbal and written communication skills; highly organized; energetic; comfortable with culturally diverse populations; able to form therapeutic alliances with youth; strong teamwork and computer skills.
  • Additional job demands include being physically able to restrain students, lift, push, pull, carry, squat, crouch, and kneel down, sit on the floor and get back up again, walking, jumping,  running, playing, standing, some climbing and balancing. This job is approximately 35% sitting, 25-35% standing, and 25%-35% being active.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have a minimum of a High School diploma – college preferred.  Experience working with children.  Valid driver’s license and current insurance.

SALARY RANGE: Agency Standards

HOURS:  During the school year: Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. most days-on meeting days, maybe until 4 pm.  Summer hours may vary.  

Send resume/apply by June 30, 2020

TO:  Mary Frazier, Administrative Assistant, mfrazier@childandadolescent.org

Questions to: Dan Metzgar, M. Ed., Program Manager or Sally Sutterfield, M.A., LPCC-S, Trauma-Informed Day Treatment Clinical Supervisor at (330)454-7917 

An Equal Opportunity Employer