Indian Creek Foundation
  • Souderton, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

The STAP & TASP Lead Clinician will by supervised by the Therapeutic After School Program (TASP) and Summer Therapeutic Activities Program (STAP) Coordinator

General Responsibilities: Provide direct services as a lead clinician in the TASP and STAP classrooms, including the provision of behavioral interventions and the transfer of social skills into community setting, for children with Autism. Serves as a member of the TASP and STAP leadership team, along with Program Coordinator and Program Specialist. Assists with care coordination and case management needs of children enrolled in the TASP or STAP program.

Education/Training: Masters degree 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.

Standard Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of post-offer pre-employment physical exam and drug test as required
  • Completion of criminal background check, drug test, child abuse, and FBI clearance, with clearances approved;
  • Valid driver's license with a clear three-year driving record verified by motor vehicle report

Essential Duties:

  1. Serve as lead clinician in the TASP/STAP classroom, including the following duties:
    • Plan daily psychoeducational lesson plans
    • Plan community integration activities
    • Develop individualized treatment plans for each child
    • Provide input forms to psychologists for re-evaluations
    • Formulate Social Skills Improvement System data
    • Transfer skills to parents and families, such as through a weekly update, open houses, and family trainings
    • Facilitate inter-agency team meetings with families and the CASSP team

  • Participate in monthly team meetings and one-on-one meetings with TASP Coordinator.
  • Coordinate psychological evaluations and meetings.
  • Full fill administrative requirements for timely authorization of services, including the completion of all necessary documentation for submission to Magellan Behavioral Health to ensure uninterrupted services.
  • Provide support to the team members and families being served.
  • Communicate about case issues with TASP Coordinator when appropriate.
  • Collaborate with treatment team members in the development of goals and interventions
  • Provide informative resources to families including parent training opportunities, community events, activities available locally for special needs children, etc. Provide linkage to these supports as needed.
  • Participate in monthly family meetings.
  • Assist Coordinator with clinical supervision of Therapeutic Aides, including but not limited to individual or group supervision.
  • Assist Coordinator with administrative duties, including but not limited to petty cash, attendance records, group supervision, review of billing and progress notes.
  • Maintain accurate, clear documentation on progress notes for each session, and a complete file for each case.

Other Duties:

  • Attend training as required by program/department. Maintain current training certifications as needed for the program needs.
  • Assist with other duties and special projects as assigned.
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