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Child Development Specialist - Extended Day Treatment -FT

Company: The Village for Families and Children
Location: New Britain
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Job Description:

Job Description: Do you get excited about working hard and thinking outside of the box to support children and families? Do you love to engage with children and families and to think therapeutically about behaviors and interventions? Do you enjoy helping children develop their social and coping skills? If so we have the perfect position for you, allowing you to interact daily and work with children one on one and in a group to support them and help them build on their successes. JOB SUMMARY The Child Development Specialist I participates as a key member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team in the treatment and/or education of children with significant emotional, behavioral and learning disabilities. She/He ensures that the childrens physical and emotional needs are met on a daily basis and supports the childrens academic learning by focusing on the enhancement of their social, recreational and behavioral functioning. RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain the safety of children in all situations through the use of supervision and the implementation of various therapeutic techniques, including Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. Maintain a safe, clean and dignified milieu environment. Serve as a healthy role model. Demonstrate techniques that enhance problem solving abilities and enable growth and maturity. Understand and relay relevant information. Record and document critical information in a timely matter. Communicate with parents/guardians in a professional and timely matter. Communicate with coworkers in a professional and timely matter. Communicate with external professionals (e.g. Teachers, DCF Workers) in a professional and timely manner. Manage and assist in the modification of child behavior. Provide safe transportation to and from program activities. Conduct oneself in a professional, courteous manner in all job-related interactions. Interact with children in a positive, nurturing, therapeutic manner. Facilitate or co-facilitate therapeutic groups. Participate in program meetings, agency meetings, supervision and training events as deemed appropriate by supervisor. Conduct any other related work to insure that the physical and emotional needs of the children are met and that the program continues to operate effectively. May be required to work in other programs as needed. Other duties as assigned. Experience and Skills: Associate Degree or 60 college credits in related field. Must have a clean and valid driver's license and three (3) consecutive years of driving experience. Must have the ability to obtain a Public Service License, Medication Administration Certification, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Certification, American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certification. Three years in human service field or experience working with special needs children. Knowledge of basic child development, issues related to the effects of abuse and neglect. Must be able to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Must be culturally competent to serve a diverse population. Must have the ability to manage stress and to respond to emergency situations safely and calmly. Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet applications. Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows XP environment. Familiarity with specific applications used by the Village a plus. Physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations, i.e. must be able to supervise groups of children and perform physical intervention if required; must be able to move freely from place to place without restriction. ABOUT THE VILLAGE The Village was one of the first agencies in the country to provide homes for neglected children. Today, we continue to achieve our mission "to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children" by providing a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development, substance abuse treatment, and support services for children, families and adults in the Greater Hartford region. Our staff are energetic, enthusiastic, mission-driven and open to learning. If youd like to grow your career in a diverse and supportive environment rich with learning opportunities, join us! Job Benefits: EMPLOYEE BENEFITS The Village offers a comprehensive flexible benefits package designed to aid in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents, including: Good Health Aetna Medical and Prescription Coverage Health Savings Account (HSA), with employer contribution of up to $1,000 per year Dental and Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Annual on-site flu clinics Secured Future Employer paid Life and AD&D Insurance Employer paid Dependent Life Insurance Employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance Employer Paid Business Travel Insurance Retirement 403(b) Plan with Employer Contribution and Match Advancement in your Career Annual Professional License Reimbursement Clinical Supervision toward Licensure Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Student Loan Forgiveness Program National Health Service Corp (NHSC) Tuition Reimbursement Work/Life Balance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Employer paid and confidential counseling services Paid Holidays Paid time off; including 15 days of vacation, 12 days of sick and bereavement leave

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