CLINICAL TEAM LEADER
For assigned residences, oversee and supervise the delivery of interdisciplinary and planning team services to individuals. This includes ensuring the provision of clinical and healthcare services to meet individuals’ needs as prescribed in the individual service plans and that opportunities for learning and choice are provided to residents ongoing.
Requires a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Special Education, and must be a QIDP with at least one-year experience working with persons with developmental disabilities. Ability to effectively supervise and train residential staff, strong communication skills. Significant knowledge of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and the delivery of person centered, habilitation and health care services to individuals of varying ages with developmental disabilities.
SUPERVISOR OF FAMILY OUTREACH
Implements the Family Outreach Program to identify unserved and underserved individuals with developmental disabilities. The purpose is to identify these individuals and link them with appropriate generic and specialized services. This work focuses on establishing relationships with formal and informal service providers and making connections with neighborhood associations. Short term case management is provided to help meet the needs of individuals. Oversee other aspects of the FSS Grant for Outreach including the reimbursement program, CBI, and the Parenting Program.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Health or Human Services field; Masters Degree is preferred. Requires minimum 2 years experience working in an organization with people with developmental disabilities. At least one year experience in staff supervision. A valid NYS driver’s license and reliable vehicle are also required. Experience with linkage and referral services and connections with community based organizations.
The Recreation Specialist will supervise teens and adults on scheduled recreation/respite activities which can include after work, after school activities, trips and school vacation programs, be responsible for organizing, procuring staff for, tracking registrations for, and attending our monthly weekend Recreation events. Organizing, procuring staff for, tracking registrations for, and attending our monthly weekend Recreation events (same-day activities as well as Friday-Sunday Weekend Trips). The Recreation Specialist is the point-person for staff who work these activities and also the families of the Individuals who attend them. During our 9-week Summer Enrichment Program, the Recreation Specialist is the first point of contact for our Camp Counselors, and is responsible for creating the weekly activity schedule for the campers and making sure that the activities chosen are well received and actively participated in by both our campers and staff.
Requires High School Diploma/GED and a valid NYS driver’s license for minimum 2 years. One (1) year experience working with IDD population is preferred.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITY LIAISON
Utilizing a variety of creative methods, develop community opportunities and relationships in order to provide regular, meaningful and educational experiences of interest for individuals in Day Services. Opportunities may include but are not limited to volunteer sites, internships, classes, lessons, career exploration, tours, lectures, shows, exhibits. Work with teams and individuals to learn interests and disseminate and share information in a clear and organized manner. Follow up with all stakeholders and provide ongoing support including on site instruction to individuals. Supervise staff as assigned.
Requires H.S Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Requires a valid NYS Driver’s License. One (1) year experience with DD population, individuals with disabilities, or related field is preferred
RBT SUPERVISION COORDINATOR/ BCBA BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST
Provide supervision to Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) and Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) candidates consistent with the requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Provide supervision to Licensed Behavior Analyst candidates consistent with the requirements of the NYS Education Department. Develop materials and trainings related to RBT, BCBA, and/or LBA supervision. Complete functional behavior assessments. Develop and oversee implementation of person-centered behavioral support plans in assigned programs. Review, analyze, and summarize behavioral data to ensure interventions are effective.
Participate in inter-disciplinary team meetings. Provide training to employees in the areas of applied behavior analysis. Support and implement The Arc Westchester’s strategic initiatives as they relate to the enhancement of our behavioral services. Requires a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a clinical and/or treatment field of psychology, social work, school psychology, or applied psychology as it relates to human development and clinical interventions, and documented training in assessment techniques and behavior support plan development. Requires a National Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA), a Qualified Supervisor as per the BACB, and NYS Licensure as a Behavior Analyst (LBA). Requires at least one-year experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
This position is responsible to support individuals at internship opportunities for the pathway to employment service. Supervise and train individuals or small groups of individuals with disabilities in accordance with their needs and desires as per their Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Habilitation Plan. Services may be provided in the community, center-based program or other specified location. Requires High School Diploma/ GED and a valid NYS Driver’s license. AA degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Must be a reliable, independent worker, with good communication skills.
JOB PLACEMENT SPECIALIST
Act as a liaison and advocate for individuals with disabilities employed in the community. Develops a Habilitation Plan and is responsible to implement the valued outcomes of the plan. Maintain contact with employers, families and service coordinators regarding progress or issues at the work site. Services may include job skills, interpersonal skills, job advancement skills and job retention skills. Requires a NYS valid Driver’s License and a H.S. diploma/GED. AA degree in Human Services or related field or Bachelor’s degree is preferred. One-year experience with DD population, individuals with disabilities or related field is preferred.
RESIDENTIAL EMPLOYMENT COORDINATOR
Coordinates all areas of recruitment for Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) for the Residential Department, including but not limited to prescreening and interviewing applicants, employment verifications and references, background checks. Conducts and coordination of onboarding and required trainings. Bachelor’s degree on a related field from a College or University preferred. Related 2 years of human resources experience required. Knowledge of Human Resources Policies, Regulations, and employment laws.
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT/ INCIDENT MANAGEMENT INVESTIGATOR
The QI/ Incident Management Investigator has involvement in the Compliance and Quality Improvement functions for the organization. This position has the responsibility for internal quality monitoring and incident management processes and is required to perform investigations under the direct supervision of the Director of Quality Improvement and direction of the Assistant Executive Director of Quality and Corporate Compliance.
This position will provide guidance and technical assistance to program staff in the area of regulations and procedures. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Health or Human Services field, however a bachelor’s degree in another field may be substituted at the discretion of the agency if there are other factors that adequately compensate for this difference, such as experience in the area of quality improvement and/or compliance in the field of developmental disabilities. Requires at least 3 years of relevant experience. A valid NYS driver’s license is also required. Knowledge of Federal and NY State Laws and local regulations and procedures relating to OPWDD services and services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people receiving supports, staff, and families. Strong communication skills.