Empower U
  • Hudson County, NJ, USA
  • $45-$75
  • Hourly
  • Full -Time, Part -Time - Contract (W9)

Job Summary:
 
The In-Home Clinician will be giving Habilitation services are long term supports designed to assist youth with Intellectual and Develomental disabilities in acquiring, retaining and improving the self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to function successfully in home, at school and in community based settings, and NOT in Provider or office settings
 
Intensive In-Home Services (IIH) are geared to augment those services already being provided in the school and other settings; they do not supplant existing services.
 
 
Responsibilities include but not limited:
  • Must be able to safely address complex needs and challenging behaviors including but not limited to: Address Noncompliance to verbal/written directions, tantrums, elopement, property destruction, physical/verbal aggression, self-injurious behaviors, and inappropriate sexual behavior.
  • Provide Bio psychosocial Assessment
  • Assist with CSOC Information Management Decision Support
  • Individual, family and group counseling; Provide positive Behavioral Supports
  • Instruct in learning adaptive frustration tolerance and expression, which may include anger management.
  • Instruct stress reduction techniques; Problem solving skill development;
  • Psycho-educational services to improve decision making skills to manage
    behavior and reduce risk behaviors;
  • Social skills development;Trauma informed counseling;
  • Implementation of an individualized Behavior Support Plan, if present;
  • Provide coordination support with agency staff and participating as part of the
    clinical team
  • Collaborate effectively with professionals from other disc
  • Support the youth, including but not limited to: education, clinicians, physicians, etc.; and,
    provide recommendations for referrals for medical, dental, neurological or other identified evaluation
Clinical (Rehabilitation)
  • Clinical and therapeutic services are to be delivered as necessary to improve the
    individual's independence and inclusion in their community.
  • Provide a treatment plan includes specific intervention(s) with target dates for accomplishment of goals that focus on the restorative functioning of the participant with the intention of:
  • Prevent and reduce the need for inpatient hospitalization, and the movement of the residence, and Preventing the need for out-of-home living arrangements
 

Required Qualifications

**MUST BE LICENSED** - LCSW. LCW, LAS, LPC

  • Master's degree in psychology, special education, guidance and counseling,
    social work or a related field. (Master's degree National Association for the Dually Diagnosed, NADD certification is preferred)
  • One year  or more of experience in providing clinical services for individuals who have intellectual/developmental disabilities,
  • Clinically licensed to independently practice in NJ or a master's level licensed
    practitioner who is practicing under the supervision of a clinician who is clinically
    licensed to independently practice in NJ.
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