Group Specialist

Saint Aloysius

Day Treatment Group Specialist – Sign On-Bonus
Butler County – School-Based Services – Hamilton Ohio Cambridge Campus (12-month position)

The Day Treatment Group Specialist will assist in all facets of the daily management of the day treatment program and youth attending the program, providing direct, day-to-day therapeutic interventions in accordance with the child’s treatment plan.  Demonstrate understanding of trauma and its effect on child development. Complete written documentation of child’s daily participation in a timely and Medicaid reimbursable manner within Qualifacts, the electronic medical record system.

Must have minimum of Associates Degree in human services, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Five years or more of on the job experience can be considered in lieu of degree.
Three years’ experience working with emotionally disturbed children or related experience is preferred. 
Must achieve and maintain Teaching Family Model (TFM) Certification.
Must pass Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) Training which requires mastery of de-escalation techniques, crisis prevention and physical restraint techniques used on youth and adolescents.
Valid driver’s license, good driving record and proof of current vehicle insurance.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Role Expectations:
Demonstrate and reinforce the Teaching Family Model through day-to-day teaching.
Maintain a safe and orderly therapeutic environment, in accordance with TFM and TCI, including supportive crisis intervention for Day Treatment youth.
Demonstrate understanding of trauma and its effect on child development.
Utilize trauma informed approaches to the care of children.
Uses calming techniques to assist in the youth/client situations that might escalate to a problematic status.
Collaborate with other individual and group therapists, as well as other internal and external partners, in the effective implementation of therapeutic interventions.
Modeling and guidance of youth.
Assist with Day Treatment group activities.
Transport clients in personal or agency vehicle as needed and approved.
If you enjoy making a difference in the lives of children and their families, we encourage you to apply. 
St. Aloysius offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunities that are challenging and rewarding.

St. Aloysius is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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