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“David” an 8 year old boy with classic Autism, came to us after being removed from his home by DCF. He was non-verbal, using grunting sounds and pointing or acting out to communicate his thoughts and feelings. He had an intense fear of going outside and making transitions to new places was overwhelming for him. His academic skills were extremely low and he was not getting any real educational services due to the upheaval in his life. HCRS staff immediately began to identify the services he would need to progress and grow. A shared living provider was found who has given him a wonderful family environment to live and grow in. David now goes to school for the whole day. He is using his words more than ever and instead of pulling on someone or grunting or pointing, he is prompted to use requests like “ Can I use the computer, please,” without being told.

HCRS-NFI-Relief Regular & Awake Overnight Residential Specialist(s)

Job Code Relief-RS
Date Posted March 11, 2019
Program HCRS-NFI-Relief Regular & Awake Overnight Residential Specialist(s)
Hours / Week 0
Description

HCRS and NFI are looking to hire Relief Regular and Awake Overnight Residential Specialists for their collaborative Hospital Diversion Program. There are per diem positions available in Brattleboro.

Required Skills This residential program include short term work with adolescents experiencing emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Responsibilities include providing supervision and support to the youth during both awake and sleeping hours as well as performing administrative duties. This is a great entry level position with opportunities to advance within the agency.
Education The ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, superior interpersonal skills, and experience working with adolescents struggling with emotional/behavioral difficulties.
Location Brattleboro, VT
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