Behavioral Clinician I - Adult DDS Residential Services

The Guild for Human Services - Framingham, MA (30+ days ago)3.2


The Guild strives to provide high quality services within supportive and safe environments for individuals with complex special needs. Through our commitment, compassion, and respect, we present our residents with the opportunities to grow and develop to their fullest potential.

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Summary: As a member of a multidisciplinary team, Adult Services Clinician I reports to Adult Services Clinical Coordinator, and is responsible for providing clinical support services to individuals served by the Guild Adult Residential Services. An ideal candidate must have strong clinical skills with an emphasis on care coordination, behavioral programming and consultation.

Areas of Focus: Framingham, Sudbury, Maynard, Norfolk, and Walpole

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct individual assessments needed to develop meaningful treatment strategies.
  • Develop support strategies based on evidence based practices in Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS) and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
  • Analysis of data to monitor progress and make any needed revisions to existing strategies
  • Provides training, modeling and implementation of PBS and behavior plans for all residential staff
  • Provide training to day program transportation providers as directed by supervisor
  • Coordinate on-site psychiatric review process in conjunction with Director of Health Services and residential managers
  • Active member of The Guild’s Adult Services PBS LeadershipTeam
  • Participate in program wide initiatives and meetings
  • Provide clinical reports as requested/required
  • Communicate with Community Based Health Providers as needed
  • Participate in intakes of new referrals to The Guild

Essential Job Functions

  • Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job including inclement weather situations.
  • Physical and mental capacity to work in stressful situations and de-escalate individuals who have limited cognition and complex needs
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is an essential function of the job.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Pass Guild Driving test to access Guild vehicles for transportations of individuals.
  • The ability to restrain individuals during crisis using CPI.

Qualifications:

  • Requirements- Master’ s degree in Psychology, Counseling or Special Education, one to three years’ experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and behavioral or mental health needs.
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts regulatory standards is required and preferred experience in regulatory compliance with standards from Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
  • Must meet Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • A valid driver's license

** Excellent benefits package including generous time off and commitment to advancement within The Guild. Visit our website: www.theguildhumanservices.org

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • work disabled/ mental/ behavioral health individuals: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)