Rehabilitation Counselors

Company Name:
The Devereux Foundation
Under general supervision, perform duties as residential representative of client treatment team including completing initial assessments, developing and implementing activities and programs, collecting data and facilitating client progress. Responsibilities include implementing and assisting in individual therapeutic treatment programs; interacting as a part of a treatment team evaluating the progress of the residents; planning activities in line with treatment issues; and interpreting and reporting on the residents behaviors. Acting as client advocate for designated clients, meeting weekly with clients to discuss and support progress, networking with team members and related parties. Provide effective supervision to clients at all times, with particular emphasis on safety and therapeutic boundaries. Take initiative to develop professional skills through participating in trainings, professional rounds, courses, and other learning opportunities. Must be able to pass all drug and alcohol screenings.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree or equivalent in Special Education, Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or related field plus 12 months experience in job offered or working with special needs and/or disabled children. Experience must include at least: 1) one year experience working with children with autism, 2) at least one year experience with applied behavior analysis, 3) Ability to create and maintain a therapeutic milieu, 4) experience implementing dialectical behavior therapy and eclectic counseling techniques, and 5) experience must include conducting functional behavioral assessments and developing behavior interventions. Experience may be gained concurrently. Any suitable combination of education, training or experience is acceptable. Employer will accept three or four year degrees.

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