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

Job Summary:

The In-Home Clinician will be providing Habilitation services and long-term support designed to assist youth with Intellectual and Developmental 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. This position does not work 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 displace existing services.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • 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 another 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 that includes specific intervention(s) with target dates for the accomplishment of goals that focus on the restorative functioning of the participant
  • Prevent and reduce the need for an inpatient hospitalization, and the movement of the residence, and Preventing the need for out-of-home living arrangements

Required Qualifications


  • Master's degree in psychology, special education, guidance, and counseling, social work, or a related field
  • 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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