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Behavioral Health Technician (Washington, CT)

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!For over 50 years -- The Glenholme School, part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, has provided a comprehensive residential program and services for children with learning differences and special needs. Located in picturesque Washington, CT the Direct Support Professional position will be part of a cohesive, passionate and dynamic team. The selected candidate will foster Devereuxs mission and values of quality care as well as providing top-notch and individualized therapeutic care for our students.We are seeking a Direct Support Professional who has experience with the student population and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with learning differences and mental health/behavioral challenges. If this describes you, then look no further!Primary Responsibilities Include:

Responsible for a group of up to 12 adolescents (between the ages of 8-21) within the boarding environmentMaintain accountability of all students in your group, at all times (including bed checks once students go to sleep, beginning at 9pm)Promote independence by teaching and coaching students through activities of daily living (showering, brushing teeth, chore completion, room cleanliness, etc.)Facilitate activitiesEffectively implement instruction appropriate to each childs cognitive, emotional, social, and psychological developmentManage behavioral incidences within the cottage milieu, utilizing principles of PBIS and the token economyCommunicate pertinent information to supervisors, clinicians, behaviorists, nurses, etc.Document shift happenings at the conclusion of the shift Display effective problem-solving skillsPromote campus core values of fairness, honesty, respect, responsibility, and kindnessEstablish a safe, clean, nurturing and productive living environmentLearn more about the Glenholme School from our amazing team!Keywords:hiring immediately, direct care staff, caregiver, social services, behavioral health technician, mental health worker, direct support professional, residential counselor, mentor, role modelDevereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff.All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More:.#sponsoredRequired
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  • Customer Service

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Bridgeport , Behavioral Health Technician (Washington, CT), Professions , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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