Part TimePRN Behavior Coach at Maple Star
- Posted: 10/2/2013
- Location: Colorado Springs, CO
- URL: http://www.maplestar.net
- Salary/Range: $14hr
- Hours: 0- 30 hours a week
Maple Star is currently looking to hire qualified individuals for both Part Time and PRN Behavior Coaches for our growing program in Colorado Springs. Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree in a human service field and 1 year paid experience in the mental health field. Must be able to attend the weekly staff meeting every Thursday from 11a- 1p. Bi-lingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply. Full job description is listed below. Please reply directly to this ad and include your resume. Only replies including a resume will be considered for interview.
MAPLE STAR JOB DESCRIPTIONS
JOB TITLE: Part-time VRP Behavior Coaches
JOB OBJECTIVE: Provide therapeutic services to client and family in accordance
with the VRP treatment model.
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Clinical Supervisor
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: To work collaboratively with the VRP treatment team by providing direct client services that are in agreement with therapist treatment plan and recommendations.
• Assist with providing VRP orientation to client and family.
• Build rapport with VRP treatment team to promote collaboration.
• Build a working relationship with the parent or caretaker.
• Assist families in developing daily routine.
• Provide community integration focused leisure/recreational activities weekly.
• Provide direct client supervision.
• Respond to crisis.
• Provide services as directed by the Therapist and treatment plan.
• Assist client in accessing community resources and develop age appropriate social skills through planned recreational activities or community organizations.
• Monitor and assist with school maladjustment problems, or provide minimal respite for parents.
• Behavior Coach will work under the supervision and guidance of the Behavior Coach Supervisor in conjunction with the treatment team and planning.
• Behavior Coaches will be required to use their own vehicle for transportation of clients and must be able to provide their own transportation to and from their assigned place of work.
• Comply with Employee Handbook policies.
• Maintain high degree of confidentiality regarding client case materials
• Work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends and be available for crisis support when requested.
• Behavior Coach will notify Behavior Coach Supervisor or appropriate person of the unavailability for work no later than eight hours prior to a scheduled shift.
• Behavior Coach will notify appropriate person of shift cancellation. If shift is cancelled, Behavior Coach may be re-assigned.
• Paid time off must be submitted to the Behavior Coach Supervisor no later than two weeks prior to the time off being requested.
• Report immediately any incidents of alleged abuse or neglect.
• Participate in and complete all required training.
• Attend and participate in weekly treatment team meetings.
• Complete and submit work diaries, timesheets, and expenses on required dates.
• Actively participate in one individual and one group supervision per month.
• Supervised by the Clinical Supervisor.
• Follow the lead of the treatment team's lead VRP Therapist.
• Behavior Coach will utilize the Communication Log in the home to effectively and consistently communicate with other staff members and the Case Therapist.
• Behavior Coach will document session notes within 48 hours following the session.
• Other duties as assigned by the Behavior Coach Supervisor.
II. PUBLIC RELATIONS:
Maintain a high degree of professionalism regarding demeanor, dress, language, style, boundaries, cultural awareness and overall manner.
III. WEEKLY SERVICE HOURS: Weekly service hours depend upon client need.
Hours can range from 0-30 hours/week.
IV. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree with 3-5 years of relevant experience providing therapeutic services to emotionally disturbed youth in a community based or residential setting.
V. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
1. Effective organizational skills including the ability to think clearly and logically; to problem solve effectively; written and oral communication skills; crisis management skills and the ability to function with minimal supervision.
2. Knowledge of local agencies and other community resources that may serve youth, families, and foster care services.
VI. Other Requirements:
1. Must be willing to submit for fingerprinting and a background criminal check.
2. Background criminal check must meet the Colorado State Department of Social Services requirements for personnel working in the child welfare system.
3. Must not have any positive inquiries found in the grievance board database.
To Apply: Send resume to