Community Integration Behavior Specialist

Toolworks - Berkeley, CA (30+ days ago)4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $52,000 a year

To support adults with developmental disabilities in community activities.
Starts: Immediately
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Client Support Functions
Facilitate the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the recreation, volunteer, and employments sites of their choosing.
Creates and uses natural supports and supports client in a person centered manner.
Teaches safety awareness to clients while they access their community.
Promotes full engagement of each client in each activity.
Provide instruction regarding client rights and self-advocacy
Support individuals with Autism, and other developmental disabilities in behavior-management setting
Utilize crisis management techniques when applicable
Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary
Administrative Functions
Monitor client progress in T-logs and behavior tracking notes, if applicable
Complete Special Incident Reports as needed
Keeps First Aid/CPR current
Complete all other required paperwork
Organizational (all staff)
Participate in staff meetings, trainings and retreats as required
Comply with current agency performance standards
Report changes in criminal or employment status on a timely basis
Represent the organization to visitors and the community as needed
Maintain a professional attitude, working cooperatively with other staff, clients and members of the community
Maintain confidentiality of client/staff information as required by law and agency policy
Treat clients and co-workers with dignity and respect
Other duties as required