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Requisition Number 18-0835
Post Date 1/10/2019
Title Wraparound Therapeutic Training and Support Worker
City Holyoke
State MA
Description

 

 

Therapeutic Training and Support Worker

CBHI Services

Elior's In Home Therapy Program in our Wraparound Division is seeking a training and support worker.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-home parent effectiveness training and support, teaching parents how to implement a positive behavior reward system with continued coaching.
  • Assist parents in their development as advocates for their children, including joint attendance at school or community meetings.
  • Assist in the gathering of information to be utilized in a comprehensive strengths and needs based assessment.
  • Participate in the development of a strength-based treatment plan and safety plan. Such plans will include behavior modification therapy and crisis intervention to determine ways to best defuse a situation without necessarily moving a child; and linkage to needed supportive services.
  • Be flexible with work schedule to accommodate the needs of the families during evenings and weekends.
  • Meet established productivity target.
  • Locate needed local/state/federal resources, such as after-school programs, summer camps for special needs children, fuel assistance programs, HUD low-income housing, etc., and supply these resources to the family.
  • Provide linkage to on-going community treatment and support services, which range from traditional services (such as medication, therapy) to less traditional services (such as respite care, tutoring, transportation, and mentor services).

Schedule:M-F (can be flexible)

Pay rate:$15/hr

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Social Work or Psychology, with a minimum of
one year of relevant community-based, human service work with parents and children. Able to
provide in-home support. Computer literacy and skill in the use of computers and related software
applications. Ability to consistently meet all necessary background and credentialing requirements.
Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from work and for providing
services in the community. Must have reliable telephone notification system for emergency contact.
Must be proficient in English and possess and convey effective verbal and written communication
skills with clients, staff and service providers. Ability to function as a member of a team. Ability to
relate easily to others on an individual basis and in a group.

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