Make a difference! Be a part of clinical team that assists people with developmental disabilities to flourish! The program specialist is involved in providing treatment or assisting with goal attainment for people who have a developmental disability or mental illness in such domains as personal care, recreation / leisure, vocational, home / household, and / or community awareness and integration.
The program specialist will develop a strong command over the concepts of positive psychology, complete required readings, and participate in continuing education in their area of specialty as assigned.
Provides behavioral coaching to a person who has a developmental disability or mental illness in assigned treatment areas
Completes progress reports and other necessary forms or documents
Participates and interacts with individuals in various activities as specified in Individual Service Plans and Social Transition Plans
Consults with Behavioral Analyst and Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional concerning appropriate goals, objectives, and treatment techniques
Assists in the development and execution of goals and objectives for people served
Makes suggestions for improving Organization and Program effectiveness and efficiency
Completes a monthly report reflecting Program Specialist intervention
Completes an annual report, that is assessed quarterly to track progress
Assists with development and implementation of age-appropriate and functional training materials
Responsible for working with supervisor in the development of an individual plan of personal growth and development
Transports persons served to and from appointments and activities as needed
Complete initial and ongoing medication training; administer medication at multiple locations
Works with independent living coaches in encouraging their professional growth and knowledge
Minimum Qualifications : Qualified applicants must have their bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related field.