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When you join the Trinity team, you become a member of a culture of kindness – a community that truly cares. Through your work helping people with disabilities and mental illness flourish and live full and abundant lives, you will meet lifelong friends and experience ample opportunities for growth.
At Trinity, staff members receive recognition for outstanding work and discretionary effort, reinforcing the value of positive relationships throughout the organization, and are given room to exercise their talents and use them for the benefit of helping others. With ample opportunities to grow and flourish, join our team today! Apply for any of our open positions, below. For Independent Living Coach opportunities, click here.
Program Specialist (Behavioral Health) (New Lenox, IL)
Location: New Lenox, IL
Program or Service: Residential Network; Behavioral Health (Net 4)
Schedule/Shift: Full-time; M-F 3-11 p.m. or part time with two weekend days a month.
Salary Range: $25,000/annual
Description: Program specialists are skilled staff dedicated to the practice of providing the highest quality services consistent with Trinity Services’ mission and core values. Program specialists do not have a fixed work site and travel from location to location, wherever specialized services are needed. Program Specialists run programs for skill development and community involvement and actively pursue client engagement in organizational and leisure tasks. They specialize in implementing behavior plan procedures, including preventative and reactive strategies for problem and crisis behavior. Program specialists engage in responsible data collection practices and share relevant data with BCBA and other team members. Program Specialists demonstrate servant leadership and collaborate with other residential and day program staff to implement appropriate plan strategies, and manage behavioral incidents. Make a difference! Be a part of clinical team that helps people with developmental disabilities flourish!
- Consults with Behavior Analyst and Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional concerning appropriate goals, objectives, and treatment techniques
- Maintains data collection for behavior plans
- Runs programs for behavior plan targets for increase/skill development
- Conducts trainings/implementation of specialized training materials
- Works with independent living coaches in encouraging their professional growth and knowledge
- Responsible for working with supervisor in the development of an individual plan of personal growth and development
- Runs programs for skill development and community participation.
- Transports persons served to and from appointments and activities as needed
- Collaborate with staff to de-escalate behavioral incidents.
- Engage clients in preventative strategies/alternative behavior for problem behavior.
- Complete weekly form summarizing services provided.
- Complete initial and ongoing medication training; administer medication at multiple locations
Minimum Qualifications: Qualified applicants must have their bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related field.
Contact Information: Jillian Newstat, (815) 485-6197, firstname.lastname@example.org