Lycoming Therapeutic Wraparound Services in looking to expand and seeking a Clinical Therapist to work in the role as a Behavioral Specialist Consultant and Mobile therapist within our Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services (BHRS) program. This service provides community, school, and home based psychological services to a children and their families between the ages of 4-21 year of age whom have a mental health diagnosis. These services are determined medically necessary by a psychiatrist or a licensed clinical psychologist with input from a treatment team.
General Summary: The role of the Clinician is to design and direct the implementation of a behavior modification intervention plan, which is individualized to each child or adolescent being served. The Clinician will provide a Functional Behavioral Assessment or utilize other tools to identify behavioral goals and measurable objectives and provide/direct therapeutic interventions for children and adolescents within the child/adolescent’s home, school, or community. The Clinician will also evaluate the effectiveness of interventions and make recommendations for changes to the treatment plan as seen fit.
Supervision: Clinicians will receive paid clinical supervision provided directly by a Licensed Psychologist at our facility at a minimum of two times monthly. All clinicians will report directly to the Program Manager for non-clinical supervision and program functions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Design and direct behavior intervention plans.
- Design and direct tracking sheets related to intervention plans.
- Provide written documentation of therapeutic progress.
- Collaborate and consult with other members of the treatment team, professionals, or other significant individuals working with the child/adolescent and family.
- Data Collection with the member, family, or other systems.
- Analyze Data and provide quarterly updates within the treatment plan.
- Understand basic graphing techniques.
- Observation of the member with the TSS or team member present.
- Recognize Antecedents to behavior.
- Organize and Attend interagency service plan meetings (ISPT) or other pertinent meetings related to treatment.
- Participate in required trainings
- Participate in staff supervisions.
- Provide Supervision for Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS)
- Meet deadlines as they approach with authorization periods.
- Adhere to monthly prescriptions of clients.
- Accurately represent services and Lycoming Therapeutic Wraparound Services.
- Follow the Corporate and Compliance Plan.
- Follow APA (American Psychological Association) ethics code.
- Possess a DSM-5 and adhere to bringing it to every clinical supervision.
Minimum Education, Credentials, and Experience:
- Must have a Master’s degree or higher in the following fields: Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, and or Human Services
- Must have Act 33 clearances: FBI, Child Abuse, and State.
- Must have a valid driver’s license with independent transportation.
- Must possess and or be listed on a car insurance policy
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of Functional Behavioral Assessments
- Knowledge of positive behavior interventions and supports.
- Knowledge of DSM-5 and ICD-10 Coding.
- Knowledge of mental illness and the ability to implement interventions (i.e., individual and family) to support improvements in symptoms and functioning.
- Ability to collect and analyze data.
- Ability to build healthy relationships (i.e., therapeutic and professional), as well as to function in a team environment.
- Ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries and ethical standards, as well as to maintain confidential and sensitive information.
- Ability to read, write, and communicate using the English Language.
- Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Software products.
- May require prolonged sitting (i.e., sometimes on the floor) or standing and frequent use of the telephone or computer.
- Requires sufficient physical capacity to perform Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI).
- Requires normal vision and hearing.
- Hours and schedules are variable and are determined on an as-needed basis by client, team, and family.
- Schedules may be determined up to six months in advance.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the individual and agency.
- Interventions are offered in the client’s home, school, and community.
- Requires working with children with moderate to severe emotional or behavioral issues and their families.
- The clients may become aggressive and require crisis intervention.
- Requires working with children on their level which could require sitting on the floor.
Initially incorporated in 1988, Stocki & Neil Counseling Associates, P.C. was founded as a Florida Corporation by Dr. Stephanie Stocki and Dr. John Neil. Returning to Dr. Neil's roots in 1996, the couple moved their practice to the Williamsport area. Their general outpatient mental health practice steadily grew since its relocation, building ties within the medical community and supporting the development of Lycoming Therapeutic Wraparound Services. Dr. Stocki and Dr. Neil are committed to developing much-needed treatment programs that benefit the Williamsport area and surrounding communities.