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Behaviorist

Key Human Services, Inc Wethersfield Per Diem
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Established in 1989, Key Human Services, Inc. (Key) expands Keystone' vision of community based programs to the State of Connecticut. Key's purpose and mission is to act as a change agent for people with disabilities, creating opportunities that encourage growth and meaningful life choices while assisting persons in finding home, health, friends, work, and presence in their communities. With support from the Department of Developmental Services, the Department of Social Services, and the Department of Children and Families of the State of Connecticut, Key provides a selection of services and supports, such as community living arrangements (group homes), individual supports, nursing services, and Birth to Three, to people with disabilities.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Act as a teacher and effective role model, utilize language of inclusion
• Participate as a member of an assigned individuals team, including overall planning, coordination and development of services
• Design and implement services that are person and/or family centered
• Utilize principles of best practice
• Conduct initial assessments upon intake identifying strengths and supports needed
• Conduct ongoing behavioral assessments to assigned individuals to assist in the development of an effective and comprehensive individualized treatment plan
• Develop and monitor individualized treatment plans
• Provide clinical oversight and training to individuals, families and employees as needed to assure consistent, effective implementation of plans
• Assist employees in identifying therapeutic approaches, behavior modification techniques, and methods for implementing plans
• Assist employees in addressing treatment concerns, providing strategies for intervention to assure consistency with agency mission and values
• Assist employees in reviewing plans, assuring that plans incorporate the principles of SRV, are person and family centered, maximize the use of informal, community based services and    supports, are delivered in manner that promotes maximum  growth, independence and community participation, and are implemented consistent with principles of best practice
• Assist staff in identifying barriers to community participation and methods to reduce or remove such barriers
• Complete assessment reports as required
• Assist Program Directors with completion of PRC and HRC paperwork
• Attend PRC meetings with Program Directors
• Attend HRC meetings with Program Directors
• Advocate for necessary specialized services at PRC meetings when necessary
• Maintain, graph and report behavioral data, and recommend changes as necessary
• Work with the management team to review programs and services, provide recommendations on programmatic or procedural changes needed for ongoing program       development
• Act as a clinical resource for employees, families and case managers
• Act as a resource person for employees providing direction and support in crisis situations
• Provide training to employees to assist in their development of clinical skills
• Maintain clinical records consistent with policy and regulations
• Complete all required forms and reports in an accurate and timely fashion
• Attend all required meetings, appointments, conferences & agency events
Casual position available in the following area: Western, CT 
• Flexible hours.
Full Time position available in the following area: Northern, CT
• 40 hours, varied to meet program needs.
 
Key Human Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Casual positions allow employees the flexibility of accepting hours based on their availability; All positions may include some weekends and holidays, and require flexibility to meet program needs. Benefits available to Full-Time and Part-Time employees
Requirements:
• Minimum Master’s degree in Psychology, Special Education or Social Work, PhD preferred in relevant field.
• Experience providing behavioral services to children, adults & families
• Two(2) years experience providing behavioral services to people with disabilities
• Demonstrated  ability to build effective relationships
• Ability to work a flexible schedule
• Ability to perform job functions in a timely and professional manner
• Demonstrated teaching, counseling and advocacy skills
• Willingness and ability to comply with all applicable agency policies
• Willingness and ability to comply with all applicable agency training requirements

Skills required

Confidentiality
Listening
Intervention
Clerical Works
Literacy
Behavioral Interventions

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Since 1972, Keystone Human Services has been supporting and empowering adults and children in our quest to honor, engage, and advance the human spirit. From dreams of employment, education, and creative expression to the profound desire for love, friendship, respect, and autonomy, the individuals impacted by the Keystone vision highlight the significance of our collective experience and shared values.

Keystone Human Services is committed to creating an environment where all people can grow, make choices, and be valued and contributing members of society. Keystone provides comprehensive community-based services for children, young people, adults, and families in the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, early intervention, and children and family services, serving individuals and families in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Delaware, as well as Moldova.

All people learn and grow throughout their lives, and some will become independent, while others will lead meaningful lives with support. We believe that all human life is sacred, having equal and unconditional value. Join us as a volunteer, an employee, or an avid supporter of Keystone and help us advance the human spirit.

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