Therapeutic Behavioral Services Aide

Bright Futures Ahead
Baltimore, MD
Nov 18, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
TBS provides one-on-one behavioral intervention services to children and youth whose maladaptive behaviors place them at risk for a more restrictive setting. TBS provides these intervention services in accordance to a behavioral plan developed by a licensed professional. Children and youth can be approved for up to 40 hours a week for services.*TBS Aide Position Overview: *Under general supervision, the Aide provides one-on-one behavioral interventions to a child/youth in the clientA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s home, residential placement, school, or during community outings. Amount of time spent with the client per week is determined by how many hours they are approved for. Clients are approved from 5 to 40 hours per week. The Aide performs additional related work as assigned.*Examples of Duties and Responsibilities: ** Provides one on one direct behavioral intervention with children/youth.* Serves as a positive role model for the child/youth.* Provides time-structuring activities.* Provides immediate behavioral reinforcements.* Provides appropriate time-out strategies.* Develops behavioral treatment plans with input of treatment team.* Provides cognitive behavioral approaches, such as cognitive restructuring, use of hierarchies, and graduated exposure.* Collaboration with and support for the family caregiversA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents efforts to provide a positive environment for the child/youth.* Assists the child/youth to engage in, or remain engaged in, appropriate activities.* Helps to minimize the child/youthA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s impulsive behavior.* Helps to increase the child/youthA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s social and community competencies by building or reinforcing those daily living skills that will assist the child/youth in living successfully at home and in the community.* Assists in developing the child/youthA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s ability to sustain self-directed appropriate behavior, internalize a sense of social responsibility, and/or enable participation proactively in community activities.* Ensures safety of client at all times during the provision of Therapeutic Behavioral Services; remains responsive to the clientA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s needs.* Verifies the authorization for medical treatment forms and any other required forms are completed and on file.* Maintains confidentiality regarding child/youth and his/her family.* Complies with Bright Futures AheadA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s Personnel Policies and other formal company guidelines and policies.* Reports incidences of suspected of child abuse in compliance with mandated reporting requirements.* Communicates professionally with clients, parents, and guardians.* Attends ongoing clinical supervision a meeting as required; participates in case conferences and related meetings as directed.*Qualifications*Education:* Associates Degree focused on mental/behavioral health, OR HS Diploma and 1-year experience in the mental/behavioral health field.*Knowledge of: ** Principles of cognitive behavioral psychology.* Basic medical and psychiatric terminology.* Techniques for dealing with emotionally disturbed children, youth, and/or their families.* Correct English usage including spelling and punctuation.*Requirements: ** Ability to work a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends, and early mornings.* Must obtain criminal history fingerprint clearance prior to employment.* Must complete a physical, drug test, and TB Test prior to employment.* Must be able to see and hear within normal range with or without correction.* Must be physically mobile.* Must have access to a telephone.* Must possess a valid Maryland driverA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s license, current automobile insurance including a minimum, and a vehicle for work.*Required Documents: ** CPR/AED/First Aid* DLA-20* CJIS Criminal Background Check* Copy of yearly physical* Pneumonia / Flu Shot* Tetanus Shot* Drug Test* Certified DriverA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s Record w/ no more than 2 points* Business Rider Insurance 100,000/300,000/100,000 endorsement on declaration page* Sexual Abuse Awareness Training Certification* Narcan* Stop the Bleed* Nappi De-escalation* Complete all Agency training*Disclaimer** All background checks, verification of credentials and fitness for duty have time frames for completion and required frequency.* In the event that background checks, credential verification or fitness for duty cannot be fully completed, the CEO will mitigate the hiring decision.BFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $30,000.00 - $34,000.00 per year