Delta Projects is seeking a master’s level or doctoral Behavioral Clinician (licensure strongly preferred). The clinician will provide behavioral/clinical consultation and oversight to our residential and community-based day supports, based in Dedham but extending from Weymouth to Attleboro. The Clinician will function as part of a close-knit and mutually supportive clinical and residential team. Experience and expertise in some or all of the following areas is required: intellectual disability (ranging from autism and nonverbal individuals to mild-to-borderline ID), behavioral interventions (ABA, CBT, PBS), risk management (for individuals who engage in self-injurious or aggressive behaviors, suicidal ideation or gestures, inappropriate sexual behaviors, etc.), and broad-based mental health training (e.g., trauma, borderline personality disorder, anxiety and mood disorders, schizophrenia, etc.). Must be able to drive (mileage reimbursed).
The Behavioral Clinician will:
- Participate in planning, training and implementation of Positive Behavioral Supports throughout all agency programs and assigned caseload
- Provide functional assessment, plan development, training, monitoring, data collection and analysis of targeted Behavior Support Plans, as needed within caseload in the context of intensive and other residential/day supports
- Have effective and ongoing communication and collaboration with residential staff, managers, supervisors, families, guardians, medical and other treatment providers as well as the Department of Developmental Services
- Provide clinical consultation and risk management support to residential staff, Coordinators and Supervisors in a variety of settings, including residential sites, team meetings, ISPs, and day programs
- Participate in clinical evaluations for referrals and admissions to Delta Projects’ programs
- Participate in monthly orientation and training for incoming staff and provision of in-service trainings as needed
- Act as a key member of the person-centered ISP team for all individuals on the caseload, providing data-based recommendations and advocacy around their clinical and behavioral needs
- Ensure that all treatment protocols and plans encourage and support the dignity, respect and human rights of the individual involved, in accordance with Delta Projects and DDS Human Rights Policies and practices; participation in quarterly Human Rights Committee review process
- Be in on-call consultation via telephone for emergency clinical/behavioral issues
- A Master’s or higher degree in psychology, social work or a related field is required. Licensure (LMHC, LMFT, LICSW, LCSW, LBA) or certification (e.g., BCBA, BCABA) strongly preferred, with a minimum of three years relevant experience or training.
- Excellent professional oral and written communication skills
- Familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office
- Current, valid driver’s license