Indian Creek Foundation
  • Souderton, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Contract

The Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Clinician will report directly to the TAY Supervisor

General Responsibilities: Provide direct services as a lead clinician in the Transition Age Youth Program (TAYP) classrooms, including the provision of behavioral interventions and the transfer of social skills into community setting, for adolescents with Autism.   Assists with care coordination and case management needs of adolescents enrolled in the TAY program.

Standard Requirements:     

  1. Serve as lead clinician in 1- TAY classroom, approximately 15- 20 hours per week, including the following duties:
  2. Participate directly in providing services in one of two classrooms daily, including daily activities to meet client goals. 
  3. Will communicate to families on behalf of the program regarding unique and challenging circumstances and maintain positive relationships with families, team member, and school personnel.
  4. Model interventions for the family as needed in order to provide transference of skills. 
  5. Coordinate and attend Interagency Systems Planning Team meetings to develop treatment goals for each child in TAY classroom. 
  6. Participate in monthly team meetings and one on one meeting with TAY supervisor as needed
  7. Schedule and conduct monthly meetings with caregiver of each client in assigned classrooms
  8. Maintain current training certifications as needed for program 
  9. Will participate in special projects as requested
  10. Will not promote self or beliefs to clients and their families
  11. Accountable to act and provide services in accordance with the standards of practice for their area of expertise.
  12. Notify ICF of potential conflicts of interest

  

Education/Training:

Masters degree required in related field (ex. Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, etc.)

Skill(s): Excellent written and oral communication skills; organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to multi-task; problem solving skills; ability to facilitate effective team communication; sensitivity and ability to work effectively with families from various backgrounds and cultures; flexibility to respond to growing program; maintains composure and uses critical-thinking skills during challenging situations; able to design and implement interventions using behavior plans.

Experience: Minimum of one year of behavioral health experience, preferably direct experience working with children with Autism and their families. Experience with group facilitation, or classroom management is preferred.

 

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