Behavioral Clinical Manager
Company: North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Posted on: November 16, 2021
The Behavioral Clinical Manager supports individuals and staff
in the Developmental Services Division, supervising the clinical
team staff members. This person is responsible for the day-to-day
functioning of the DS Residential department's clinical behavioral
services and quality of such services as assigned by the Director
of Residential Services. The Clinical Manager plays a major role in
the ongoing overall training of the DS Residential department's
direct service and management staff. They also play a role in the
development and implementation of Person Centered Planning and
Positive Behavioral Supports techniques and protocols/strategies.
The person contributes to the leadership of the department in
developing and providing quality services based on person centered
models. The Clinical Manager is responsible for writing,
implementing, and training positive behavior support plans,
developing data collection systems and analyzing the data to make
decisions. The positive behavior support plans will be based on the
principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and will include
pre-cursors, identified problem times, proactive strategies, and
responses to target behaviors that are specific to each individual.
The Clinical Manager must be able to work in a team environment to
help adults improve social, work, and or daily living skills, while
helping to reduce maladaptive behaviors. The Clinical Manager will
help evaluate the effectiveness of positive behavior support plans
and make any necessary changes to help individuals learn new skills
and behaviors more effectively. The person will attend meetings in
which they collaborate with psychiatrists, therapists, doctors,
direct support staff, house managers and others.What you'll do:
- Supervise the DS Clinical team members, including the Assistant
Clinical Manager, Supports Specialist, and other positions as
assigned by the Director of Residential Services, ensuring that
regular individual supervision takes place and ensuring that the
quality of their work upholds the mission of North Suffolk's
commitment to quality for all persons served.
- Develop and provide trainings during staff meetings and house
visits in regards to positive behavior support plans, target
behaviors, functions of behaviors, interactions with individuals,
data, reinforcement, etc.
- Respond to crisis situations when applicable.
- Understand the characteristics of a wide range of intellectual
disabilities, mental health diagnoses, as well as disorders such as
autism spectrum disorders and acquired brain injury.
- Complete necessary ISP documents as needed and submit via
- Review incident reports, assess behavior related to incident
reports and help make sure all incident reports are submitted
appropriately and in a timely manner.
- Participate in the development of proposals and/or grants.
- When individuals are hospitalized, communicate with the
facilities for updates and coordinate team meetings and intake and
discharge meetings when appropriate.
- Attend and maintain necessary certifications, CEUs and
- Other duties assigned by the Director of Residential
- Work is primarily sedentary, however off-site travel is
required to attend group homes, meetings, client
functions/appointments, trainings, etc.What you'll need:Education:
High School Diploma required. BCBA required. Those in process of
becoming a BCBA are welcome to apply.Experience: Experience with
function based behavioral assessment and treatment required.
Supervisory experience preferred. Five years of related direct
experience with individuals that have Developmental/Intellectual
Disabilities required.Skills: A valid driver's license and vehicle
are needed. Advanced Welle certification (will be trained when
hired). Minimum of intermediate level skills in EXCEL, WORD, and
Power Point.Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:
- Paid Time Off Two weeks' Vacation per year (three weeks after 2
years of service), 12
- Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
- Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer
- Employer Paid Life Insurance
- 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
- Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Access to Credit Union Banking
- Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite
- Employee Referral Bonus Program
- Discounted Movie Tickets
- Comprehensive Training Program
- Internal Advancement OpportunitiesTagged as: Administration,
Adults, Applied Behavior Analysis, BCBA, Board Certified Behavior
Analyst, Developmental Services, families, Human Services, ISP,
Positive Behavioral Supports, residential, Social Work
Keywords: North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Chelsea , Behavioral Clinical Manager, Healthcare , Chelsea, Massachusetts
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!