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Behavior Interventionist

Company: Silence Aloud Inc
Location: Moreno Valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Behavioral Interventionist Duties: Provide non-therapy mental health services which include: Utilizing creative and evidenced based behavior interventions to residents; Implement behavior programs; collect data and document behaviors; assistance in improving, maintaining, or restoring a clients or group of clients functional skills, daily living skills, social and leisure skills, grooming and personal hygiene skills, meal preparation skills, and support resources; and/or medication education. Provide vocational rehab skills training specific to adaptive and appropriate vocational functioning (general work skills, finding a job, keeping a job); and Counseling the individual and/or family regarding job issues.

Staff providing must have training in behavioral analysis with an emphasis on positive behavioral interventions. Provide structure and support; Assist the child/youth in engaging in appropriate activities; Minimize impulsivity. Increase social and community competencies by building or restating those daily living skills that will assist the child/youth to live successfully in the community. Serve as a positive role model and assist the child/youth in developing the ability to sustain self-directed appropriate behaviors, internalize a sense of social responsibility, and/or enable appropriate participation in community activities. Be available to participate in weekly/monthly treatment plan meetings and conference calls requiring input and feedback regarding the resident progress and intervention strategies. Qualifications/Experience: Possess a Bachelors degree in a behavioral sciences field OR atleast 60 units of completed college coursework, half of which must be upper division in behavioral science OR certification and/or training as a Behavioral Health Specialist or closely related discipline; AND at least two (2) years of experience working on the behavior modification of at-risk and emotionally disturbed youth and or dually-diagnosed children/youth in residential, corrections, community or school settings. Knowledge of trauma informed care is a MUST. Experience in ABA, specifically DTT, PRT, and Verbal Behavior are preferred. Salary: Starting salary is $16-$18/ hr or D.O.E. Hours: Full/part time AND ONCALL opportunities available. Ability to work weekends; attend staff trainings; treatment team meetings. Holidays may be required Pre-Employment Requirements: Tuberculosis clearance and physical exam DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse criminal background clearance A valid California driver's license DMV drivers record printout Must have reliable transportation and valid vehicle insurance

Company Description Silence Aloud, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 and dedicated to providing housing, foster care, advocacy and support in all forms necessary for children and adolescents who are victims of abuse, whether physical, emotional, sexual or substance related. Our Search Light Center for Healing STRTP program provides 24-hour residential treatment and mental health services to abused and neglected youth with histories of trauma and severe mental health disorders.

Keywords: Silence Aloud Inc, Moreno Valley , Behavior Interventionist, Other , Moreno Valley, California

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