Position Overview Title: Lead Behavioral Therapist - Wraparound Milwaukee
Status: Full Time
Come connect, learn and grow with our families. Genesee Community Services is looking for passionate, team players that want to make a difference in the lives of those they are working with. At GCS, you and our families have endless potential!
Our clients have many needs that brought them to us. You will help them live their best lives — all while carving a career path for yourself. We ensure people with special needs and those who work with them have the support they need to thrive.
- Be part of a reliable, caring team that provides in-home services that are tailored to the needs of each child and targets a range of skill areas such as communication, social skills, self-care, and motor-development.
At Genesee Community Services, a MyPath company, we want you to succeed. When you join our team, you will find your place and be a part of something bigger.
WAGES & BENEFITS FOR ALL STAFF
- Competitive Wages
- Paid Training
- Supervision and Hours
- Paid Travel and Mileage Reimbursement
- Flexible Scheduling
- Advancement Opportunities
Additional benefits for part time employees
- 401(k) with Employer Match
- Employee Stock Ownership Plan
There’s more to Genesee Community Services than competitive pay and benefits. GCS is part of MyPath, a 100% employee-owned organization that transforms lives. We do this by offering residential, educational, vocational and day programs for people with special needs.
At MyPath, we support an ownership culture throughout the organization. Our culture is based on our five beliefs and behaviors:
- Continuous Learning and Innovation
As an employee owner, you can expect transparency, respect and appreciation. You’ll impact the place you work and map a career within Genesee Community Services or other MyPath companies. With your passion and our breadth of services, your options are nearly limitless!
We are an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. M/F/D/V
LOOKING FOR SOMETHING ELSE?
MyPath has eight business units filled with people who are called to help children and adults with the most challenging special needs. From residential treatment to day schools, we have many opportunities to transform lives. To search MyPath jobs at all of our businesses, https://careers.mypathcompanies.com/
- Develops and maintains active working knowledge of Wraparound program requirements, processes and procedures.
- Collaborates with the Intake Coordinator in creating, implementing and maintaining treatment targets and programming goals for clients funded by Milwaukee Wraparound.
- Maintains treatment plans, participates in treatment review meetings, and completes quarterly treatment plan updates in conjunction with Behavioral Treatment Therapists and team for assigned caseload.
- Monitors staff implementation of treatment goals and strategies by providing in-person oversight at least monthly and feedback to staff as necessary.
- Trains and mentors Behavioral Treatment Therapists in the home on therapeutic approaches.
- Prepares and maintains written case notes following company standards and program protocols. Reviews team members case notes and provides feedback as necessary.
- Collects data on target behaviors and target programming to include in treatment plan updates and report to the team at meetings to determine effectiveness of treatment.
- Provides each family the opportunity to learn the skills outlined in the client’s treatment plan and goals by meeting with parents at least twice a month; once individually and once in collaboration with Behavioral Treatment Therapist.
- Attends monthly team meetings in the home as scheduled by Wraparound Care Coordinator/team as required by the Wraparound program to collaborate and monitor treatment progress.
- Directs programming to prescribe a comprehensive, person-centered treatment program of support for each family.
- Identifies gaps in service provision and/or company procedures and communicates these issues with the appropriate supervisory staff.
- Establishes and maintains positive collaborative relationships with staff, families, and funding sources.
- Functions within legal, licensing, company, and professional standards in maintaining a therapeutic environment for all people served, and monitors protection of all rights and reports any violations according to company policies, state, and/or federal regulations.
- Conducts self in positive, respectful, and collaborative manner, demonstrating proactive actions and decision making to ensure supportive work relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Complies with, and positively reinforces with others, expectations outlined in organizational policies, administrative procedures, confidentiality requirements, and Employee Handbook.
- Works schedule as determined by the needs of their caseload and under the direction of the their manager.
- A Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field required.
- A minimum of two years of experience providing therapeutic support to special needs students strongly preferred.
- One year of supervisory or mentoring experience preferred.
- Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience supporting children, adolescents and/or young adults diagnosed with emotional, mental health, neurological and/or developmental disabilities.
- Valid driver’s license for at least 3 years, valid car insurance, and reliable transportationalid for at least 3 years.