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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