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Community Habilitation Specialist - DSP

YAI Brentwood, NY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Who Are We Looking For?

Are you an aspiring therapist, counselor, or social worker? Do you have a passion for life-coaching, mentoring, and person-centered development?

  • Whether it's a career path you're pursuing, or a genuine passion for helping others, YAI is the place for you!

What is Community Habilitation?

Community Habilitation (Comm-Hab) is a program designed to provide one-to-one training to people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) to develop or enhance the skills needed to live more independently in their homes or in the community.

What Will I Be Doing?

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) at YAI maintain an integral role in supporting people with I/DD. For Comm-Hab settings, these supports build upon various life skills, while providing recreational opportunities to promote community integration and self-direction. DSPs utilize support skills for people with moderate to complex levels of needs, participates in developing treatment plans, and understands specialized clinical knowledge for person specific needs.

When Can I Work?

  • Pick a schedule that works for you and apply for a Position today!
  • Work anywhere between 8 hours/week to 32 hours/week (Part Time)
  • Great opportunity for students to earn extra income and break into the field of social work, behavioral health, and human services.

Where Can I Work?

YAI offers Comm-Hab services in all of the following towns throughout Suffolk County:

  • Brentwood
  • Commack
  • Islandia
  • Bay Shore
  • Central Islip
  • Holbrook
  • Smithtown

******YAI has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for its staff. If hired, you will be required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine pursuant to this policy from a provider of your choice, unless you are granted a reasonable accommodation based upon disability or religion pursuant to federal, state, or local law*******.

Company Description
YAI is a network of agencies offering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities a comprehensive range of services across all ages. YAI empowers people with disabilities to reach their goals every day. Our enthusiastic staff of 4,000 professionals believes that everyone has a fundamental right to live, love, work, and learn. If you share our vision and want to help support people to live the fullest lives possible, apply to this position!

YAI

Why Work Here?
We are driven by our mission of living, loving, working & learning. This applies not only to the people we support but to our staff as well.

YAI is a network of agencies offering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities a comprehensive range of services across all ages. YAI empowers people with disabilities to reach their goals every day. Our enthusiastic staff of 4,000 professionals believes that everyone has a fundamental right to live, love, work, and learn. If you share our vision and want to help support people to live the fullest lives possible, apply to this position!

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