Education Alternatives

  • Day Treatment Facilitator

    Job Locations US-OH-Kent
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    ID
    2018-1505
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    REACH Counseling Services a sister company to Education Alternatives is seeking a Day Treatment Facilitator for the Kent location. DT Facilitators will provide guidance and instruction to foster emotional, physical and mental growth of clients through therapeutic intervention and positive role modeling.  Their primary responsibility is to coordinate and provide therapeutic services to clients and provide activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. 

    Qualifications

    An individual in this position must be able to complete the above responsibilities on a daily basis.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

     

    Education and/or Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology or related field from an accredited college or university is required.

    Other Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to work successfully in a team environment
    • High-quality written and verbal skills

    Working Conditions

     

    The physical demands and work environment represent those that are essential to the functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                           

    Physical Demands

    • Ability to perform physical restraints according to the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) techniques

    Work Environment

    •  The primary work is performed at the school locations

    Responsibilities

    Essential duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their emotions

    • Encourage clients to express their feelings, discuss their lives, and develop insight into themselves and their relationships

    • Integrate Attachment & Attunement theory and methods into the program

    • Evaluate the effectiveness of intervention and activities and clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives

    • Advocate for clients and coordinate required services or resolve emergency problems in crisis situations

    • Promote participation of the client on an ongoing basis in discussions of his or her Individualized Service Plan (ISP), its goals, and the client's status toward achieving the goals
    • Provide information on accessing community resources relevant to the needs of assigned clients
    • Initiate and facilitate communication with parents, team members and outside agencies where appropriate, in a professional manner

    • Reward and encourage clients in accordance with the agency’s policy of Unconditional Positive Regard
    • Mediate and instruct socially appropriate alternatives to negative and destructive behaviors
    • Plan and prepare therapeutic activities on a daily basis
    • Conduct group sessions and other therapeutic activities on a daily basis
    • Complete incident reports accurately and in a timely manner
    • Complete progress notes to document provided services in a timely manner and according to agency policy
    • Maintain all required treatment records including the behavioral client data collection systems
    • Maintain confidentiality of all client information and records
    • Organize and lead structured program of group interactions
    • Comply with all Agency policies and procedures, including CARF

     

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