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Integrated Health Intervention Specialist

Company: Jewish Family & Children's Service
Location: Glendale
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Overview - -Jewish Family and Childrens Service (JFCS) mission is strengthening the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare and social services to all ages, faiths and backgrounds. - At JFCS, we hope for a future where families are strong, where our elders are cared for and where children are safe. - - -Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Integrated Health Intervention Specialist carries out a behavior plan identified through functional behavioral assessments/clinician assessments. -The position provides skill training for both the child and parents/caregivers participating in JFCS services. -Implements behavior intervention plans focused on increasing/reinforcing positive behaviors and decreasing disruptive/challenging behaviors that are preventing the child from experiencing success in school, home or the community. -Works collaboratively with the treatment team members, child, family, school, child welfare, and other involved parties. -Consistently documents behavior and provides continuous updates to the treatment team.ResponsibilitiesDuties to Include: -

  • Provides coaching and support through structured behavioral approaches for children and their families to promote positive behavior changes. -Provides coaching techniques to parents/caregivers to utilize additional newly learned parenting/coaching strategies. -Understands the unique culture of each family that is being provided services. -Assists the child and family to create/follow daily routines, create independent living skills, build instructional control for task completion, reward systems, -build appropriate relationships/interactions between family members, increase effective communication skills, and appropriate community social interactions.
  • Collaborates with the treatment team, collects data/documents behaviors, improvements, regressions, parental interactions and approaches to assist the treatment team in modifying interventions/strategies.
  • Completes progress notes, client report cards and all required documentations.
  • Participates in all required meetings, Child and Family Team (CFT's), staffings, department and team meetings.
  • Performs other job related tasks or responsibilities as assigned. -Core Competencies:
    • Knowledge of learning theories and behavioral approaches for teaching new skills and managing challenging behaviors.
    • Ability to understand children with complex needs.
    • Ability to work a 40-hour flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
    • Ability to travel as position works in the family home, school and other community locations.
    • Ability to work with the child and the parents in coaching/skill building and implementing behavior strategies and effectively provide crisis management when necessary.
    • Ability to utilize strength based coaching approaches in all work performed.
    • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to engage and work with diverse cultural groups.
    • Bi-lingual, Bi-cultural a plus.
    • Behavioral health experience; Inpatient/Residential experience; or Group Home/DDD/CPS in-home work experience required.
    • Must be familiar with all the agencies a child may be involved with (DCS, JPO, RBHA, SARRC).Qualifications
      • Must have a Bachelors Degree in a behavioral health-related field; or a Bachelors Degree in any discipline with at least one year full-time direct behavioral health work experience; or an Associates Degree with at least two years full-time direct behavioral health work experience; or High School Diploma with 4 years full-time direct behavioral health work experience. -
      • Ability to maintain a DPS fingerprint clearance without any restrictions. -
      • Reliable Transportation
      • AZ Auto Insurance
      • Valid AZ Drivers License

Keywords: Jewish Family & Children's Service, Glendale , Integrated Health Intervention Specialist, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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