Provide intensive, specialized behavioral treatment and support services 1:1 to a client who is sexualized, has experienced trauma and has emotional, behavioral, and/or developmental disabilities, in order to promote healthy and adaptive social, emotional, and behavioral functioning.
Fay Honey Knopp is a licensed school providing a supportive and therapeutic educational environment to residents of Howard Center's Park Street Program. The Park Street Program is a residential treatment program in Rutland, VT specializing in therapy for adolescent males who have engaged in sexually harmful behaviors. Programming is family centered and trauma informed.
Teach essential communication skills, social skills, sexual wellness and safety, daily living skills, emotion and behavior regulation skills across various settings. (residential milieu, academic setting, community, home)
Collaborate with team members (i.e. family/caregivers, clinical staff, educational staff, medical staff, other human service professionals) to contribute to the development and implementation of an effective individualized plan of care.
Provide specialized instruction to promote academic success
Complete daily documentation to assess progress in relation to treatment services provided that are clear, organized, timely and are in writing and/or shared verbally for effective coordination of care
Provide adequate supervision to effectively implement treatment interventions, behavior management plans and specialized services as prescribed and adjust interventions based on needs of the client and the need for safety
Transport clients as necessary
Administer medication as needed
Bachelors level degree or working toward a bachelor's level degree in a related field
At least one year of professional work or internship instructing and/or supporting youth with emotional/behavioral challenges.
Valid driver's License and use of a personal vehicle
Ability to work outside normal business hours
This position is not eligible for traditional employment benefits, but Howard Center partners with many local businesses to offer voluntary benefits to all employees. While these benefits may change at the discretion of the partner businesses examples of long-standing voluntary benefits include discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, and auto/home insurance, among others.
Howard Center also boasts an award-winning workplace wellness program. HC4ME is a multi-year recipient of the Vermont Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports award. The HC4ME Committee coordinates physical fitness groups for Howard Center staff, occasional activities such as on-site massage, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education including a full-day annual wellness fair for staff.
Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce. Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy