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Behavioral Specialist

Catholic Charities
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
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Catholic Charities is a non-profit organization with a diverse workforce of over 2000 employees of all faiths, ages and ethnicities who help to improve the lives of those we serve. We are the largest private provider of human services in Maryland operating over 80 programs throughout Maryland, serving children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, immigrants, and seniors. Here, you can build a career where you make meaningful differences in the lives of others as we fulfill our mission to love, serve, teach and work for justice.

The Behavioral Specialist serves as a teacher/coach/role model for staff and youth in and outside the area of the therapeutic milieu. The Behavioral Specialist is expected to facilitate all crisis resolution in a manner which promotes the learning of self-control and reinforces constructive problem solving with the youth involved.Provides crisis intervention support in or off the units to ensure the safety of youth and staff, and to assist in maintaining the structure and organization of the environment. The position responds quickly and skillfully to a variety of crises (individual and group) consistent with the philosophy of the agency.

Ideal candidates have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or related Human Services field, with a minimum of two years' experience working with emotionally or behaviorally challenged children.Individuals with training in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) a plus.Must have the ability to respond to crisis situations involving behavioral problems of severely emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children, assess the crisis situations, and determine the appropriate level of intervention required.Valid Maryland driver's license with less than three points required.

We offer a wide range of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees including but not limited to:

  • Health/Dental/Vision

  • Vacation/sick/holiday pay

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with a discretionary employer contribution

Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore where you will be an important member of an trauma-informed care organization that promotes a culture of safety, empowerment, healing and self-care, and that believes that every person has infinite worth and promise.

Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer

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Posted: 2020-04-27 Expires: 2020-05-26
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