at Fosteradopt Connect in Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Job DescriptionBehavioral Interventionist-Part Time Job Details
Part-timeOverland Park, KS; Lenexa, KS; Olathe, KS Description
About FosterAdopt Connect
FosterAdopt Connect (FAC) works with children, youth, and families as they navigate the complexities of the child welfare system. With the help of innovative tools, a dedicated professional staff, and over 20 years of experience working in the Kansas and Missouri foster care systems, we’re equipped to connect children with families that provide love, healing, and stability for a brighter future and offer programs to ensure their success.
Be a part of a diverse, inclusive, exciting team! FosterAdopt Connect works with children, youth, and adults as they navigate the complexities of the child welfare system. Join us in changing the lives of foster children, one family at a time.
Job Summary: The Behavioral Interventionist (BI) works one-on-one in the home and/or community with youth who struggle with behavioral management to the degree it threatens the stability of their living situation. The families in this program have varying levels of communication, parenting, organizational, and cleanliness skill sets. Our job is to work with all families, regardless of skill levels displayed. It is the expectation that the assigned BI continue the case assignment, regardless of family dynamics or home conditions.
This is a part-time position with schedule of afternoon, evenings, and/or weekends.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Provide one-on-one services to clients enrolled in the Behavioral Interventionist program, following requirements and policies of agency, contracts, state regulations and COA standards at all times.
- Maintain strong, open communication with caregivers of clients to ensure service efficacy and approval of agenda and activities during shifts. Adhere to family routines and structure, as established.
- Provide direct supervision to client at all times.
- Assist clients through completion of daily responsibilities, activities, and living skills.
- Provide direction, coaching, and approved intervention strategies at all times.
- Actively and regularly engage with client by using approved Bruce Perry trauma-informed brain stimulating activities.
- Adhere to the goals established in the Individualized Behavioral Objective Plan to help youth work toward and achieve treatment goals.
- Model positive behavior and effective problem-solving techniques.
- Complete all shift documentation within twenty-four (24) hours of a shift worked.
- Maintain strong, open communication with direct supervisor regarding services delivered, concerns, or questions.
- Participate as an active team member by attending and participating in all scheduled staff meetings (bi-monthly) and professional development trainings.
- Meet with client’s professional team and attend court hearings as requested by supervisor.
- Participate in monthly supportive supervision with direct supervisor.
- Maintain First Aid/CPR Certification.