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“Amy” is an amazing young lady who came to HCRS in 2007; she had been placed in residential school due to her uncontrolled behavior issues and inconsistent home life and had a State appointed legal guardian. With the help of HCRS, Amy was placed in more stable home environment with a family that she had already established a relationship with during emergency respite care. With natural supports and the supports from HCRS; Amy has been able to establish a safe and more consistent relationship between herself and her biological family; she has been able to maintain gainful employment; and just last year was legally appointed to be her own guardian. Amy started working part-time at a grocery store and a department store. In 2010, Amy successfully completed a 3 month internship as a front desk clerk. This internship opportunity really helped build Amy’s vocational skills and professional self esteem. Since this internship, Amy has flourished at work and socially.

* Behavioral Interventionist - Children Services - Springfield

Job Code 5221
Date Posted August 03, 2018
Program * Behavioral Interventionist - Children Services - Springfield
Hours / Week 37.5
Description

Full time 37.50 hours/week position available in Springfield area.

Required Skills This position requires skill and experience working with Elementary school students with behavioral and mental health challenges. The BI provides behavioral monitoring and supports to reduce/remove the students’ barriers to success in the school setting. Candidates should be willing and able to learn crisis de-excalation and passive restraint techniques and have the ability to physically restrain children and youth who are a danger to themselves or other. Key skills include the ability to establish and maintain supportive relationships with students and to follow and implement written behavioral programming in a consistent and targeted manner. Successful candidates will be able to collect data and keep progress records, to use data to build and modify behavioral interventions, and to work collaboratively with school personnel, HCRS staff, and family members.
Education Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
Location Springfield, VT
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