Merakey is currently seeking afull-time?Cllinical Counselor/Behavior Specialist?to join our Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (MH/IDD) serving North Central Pennsylvania. This is a community based position. Office is located in Dubois.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
As a member of the DDTT Program, the Behavioral Specialist is qualified in a mental health profession, and possesses the clinical skills and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate and provide treatment, rehabilitation and support services to adults, youth, & adolescents with BH and IDD diagnosis (Dually Diagnosed) under the clinical supervision of the Program Director and Psychiatrist. The Behavior Specialist provides intensive therapeutic services in all types of settings, including community living arrangements, schools, communities, natural support residents, etc. The Behavioral Specialist, in collaboration with other member of the treatment team, designs and directs the implementation of a behavior modification intervention plan which is individualized to each child or adolescent and to family needs. The Behavioral Specialist identifies behavioral goals and intervention techniques, and recommends non-aversive behavioral change methods. The BS will utilize a strengths-based person-centered approach. The Behavior Specialist will include the child/adolescent as a participant in their own treatment and inclusion of parents or other caretakers as members of the treatment team and as partners in treatment. Have experience supervising non-clinical staff.
MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION
Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.
Site/Clinic Based Services
Community Based Services
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.
Requisition # 46308
In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at ...@merakey.org
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Loading some great jobs for you...