• Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist

    Posted: 01/10/2023

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    Do you have a passion for helping at-risk children right when and where they need it most…in their schools, homes and neighborhoods?
    Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist
    • New pay rates! $2,000 Sign On/Retention Bonus for full-time employees (Pro-rated for past employees)
    • Generous Incentives available
    • Flexible hours, great for parents of school-age children! 
    • School-Based Behavioral Health Program
    • Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    • Full-time or Part-time, Year-round position
    • East and West side job locations available!
    • Salary range: $37,500-$44,000
    Our competitive benefits package includes paid vacation days in addition to sick and personal days,11 company holidays, performance incentive plan, insurance: health, dental, life, vision (health insurance options available for a variety of personal situations and budgets), 401(k) retirement plan, mileage and cell phone reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance.
    Beech Brook, one of Northeast Ohio’s premier behavioral agencies is a place where people are proud to work. We employ the best people where staff feel valued, empowered, connected, inspired and part of something meaningful.  We inspire creativity, passion, optimism and fun!
    We are hiring a Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist in our School-Based Behavioral Health Program. This position will provide community-based intervention to at-risk youth who have emotional, psychological, behavioral and/or trauma-based issues. This position is role that requires the specialist to perform interventions with children, youth, and families in school, home, and community-based settings.
    Essential Responsibilities (others may be assigned):
    • Provide education and training specific to the youth's assessed needs, abilities, and readiness to learn.
    • Provide crisis management, produce daily progress notes and quarterly reviews.
    • Provide services to families in their home as a part of an interdisciplinary team.
    • Coordination of the treatment plan and on-going assessment & symptom monitoring.
    • Using effective methods to establish parent communication and involve family in intervention as appropriate.
    • Maintains ongoing communication with the family about the course of intervention as evidenced by the number of meetings, home visits and/or phone calls.
    • Ability to demonstrate engagement, assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation with clients.
    • Bachelor's Degree, Associates Degree, or High School Diploma with 3 years experience.
    • Experience working with children and families
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Knowledge of community resources and comfort in the home setting
    • Skilled in using computer software applications such as Microsoft Office, and must have established internet access
    • Ability to work with electronic medical records
    • Experience working with diverse populations with complex needs, including high risk clients
    • Must value diversity and inclusion
    • Passion for working with families in the community
    • Ability to work a rigorous schedule to handle crisis situations
    • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
    • Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the family
    • Valid Ohio driver's license with no more than 5 points
    Clinical Competencies:
    • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate and coordinate with various members of the client’s treatment team.
    • Demonstrate the ability to engage clients and their families in meaningful intervention strategies relevant to the client’s diagnosis including but not limited to providing trauma-informed care.
    • Demonstrate the ability to assess clinical safety (e.g. SAFE-T Protocol with C-SSRS; HB71, safety plans, etc.) and to execute safety planning to lower risk.
    Beech Brook is a Trauma Informed Care Organization that values employees with appreciation for the impact of trauma and its relevance to the agency's clients and staff.
    Beech Brook is an equal opportunity employer.

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