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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:33 PM

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Compensation: 15./hour
Behavioral Health Day Treatment Teacher Associate
JOB PURPOSE: The Behavioral Health Day Treatment Teacher Associate assists the teacher with the provision of activities that are developed and implemented for the rehabilitation needs of consumers to enhance their abilities to meet the needs of their living in community based environments. Consumers participate in a 5:day a week, structured, clinical skill:building program that is intended to develop skills. Rehabilitation goals for each consumer are provided in the structured day treatment program to assist consumers in maintaining independent functioning in the community. Open to all Behavioral Health consumers. Offers a safe place to relax, socialize, learn new skills, and to give and receive support from their peers where classroom based activities are provided.
Excellent writing skills for documentation in electronic medical records/billing are required for completion of a small number of progress notes which are completed in the computerized medical records system. Consumers must complete three (3) hours of services that are documented on a daily basis on their progress with independent living and social skills, including the ability to make decisions regarding self:care, management of illness, life work, and community participation. Teacher Associates are expected to be creative and implement weekly scheduled curriculums based upon the identified needs of the assigned consumers which are developed by the Teachers. Teacher Associates must be willing to work with both adult males and females whom at times can be aggressive when desirous of getting their needs met which requires staff to work closely as a team.
Creativity required for the provision of skill building rehabilitation services and good writing skills are essential for the incumbent hired to fill this position.
:One years experience with behavior health and/or other disability populations
:Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills Creativity essential for classroom presentations
:Computer literate
:Compensation: Rehabilitation Leaders 15.00 per hour for a 6 hour work day schedule (Monday:Friday).
:Rotation of holidays required with a three month probationary period before receiving benefits (Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Sick and Annual Leave and paid Holidays)Company Description:/h3:
The name of this program is Life Stride which implies passage. Passage, for the purpose of this program means moving from one place in life to another. Our tasks are to help our clients to live outside of the institution and maintain themselves in the community at their highest level of functioning. Our clients are working through a passage in their lives.
Life Stride has an ethical responsibility to the individuals and community it serves. To fulfill this responsibility, ethical care practices and ethical business practices must go hand in hand. The organization depends on its mission statement, strategic plan, and other such guiding documents to provide a consistent, ethical framework for its business operations. In particular, the organizations code of ethical behavior ensures marketing and admission practices are conducted in an ethical manner. Potential conflicts of interest can arise in the most subtle of circumstances, as well as very obvious ones. Leaders are alert to the entire range of possibilities, review relationships with other entities carefully, and ensure that the organizations mission to the individuals and community it serves is not harmed by any contractual relationship.
Mission Statement of Life Stride, Inc. : Life Stride is dedicated to meeting the individual needs of those we serve. We meet these needs thorough the provision of psychiatric, clinical and social/leisure activities and supports within natural settings in the community. We are committed to ensuring that we honor the dignity, and the rig


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