EASTERN MONTANA COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER School Based Behavior Intervention Spec. in GLENDIVE, Montana
The employer is seeking a full time, school-based Behavior Intervention Specialist for the Comprehensive School and Community Treatment (CSCT) Program with the Glendive School system. This position provides one-on-one or group services for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, identified by their school/ community staff; Work varies and may require working independently following a case management plan developed by the Treatment Team in response to the client's therapeutic needs. $13-$15/hour depending on experience.RESPONSIBILITIES- Upon receiving a referral, review the clients file and familiarize yourself with the client's diagnosis, family dynamics and therapeutic goals and discuss with the Clinician those issues requiring attention;- Make arrangements to meet with the client, and family if applicable, with the Clinician;- The basic objectives are to assist the youth in achieving his/her school/community based treatment plan goals ie. Acquiring appropriate social skills, helping build self-esteem, etc;- Provide crisis intervention and consultation as needed;- Provide daily behavioral intervention in the classroom as appropriate;- Meet productivity standards in accordance with expectations outlined by agency policy and in a manner that maintains quality care for each client served;- Maintenance of records in accordance to the Center's policies and observance of confidentiality with regard to patient services;- With the youth, you are the role model, providing support to the youth and empowering the client to make appropriate choices without creating dependency;- Assist the client to meet CSCT Program Goals as developed for the individual client, family, and school/community; and- Perform such other duties and assignments as directed and needed.QUALIFICATIONS- Graduation from High School or its equivalent; additional schooling desirable;- Some demonstrated work experience, including people skills and ability to work with others; Two (2) year's work with youth in a school setting preferable.