BASIC SKILLS TRAINERS
$15 per hour
New Beginnings Behavioral Treatment Agency is looking for well-rounded, outgoing individuals to work one-on-one with male and female children and adults who suffer from severe emotional disturbances. New Beginnings is a behavioral treatment agency that exists to provide rehabilitative mental health and behavioral treatment services to children, young adults, and adults suffering from severe emotional disorders (i.e. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Bi-polar Disorder, Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc.). Selected individuals will have an independent contract relationship with New Beginnings.
SCOPE OF WORK
Basic Skills Training (BST) services are rehabilitative mental health interventions designed to reduce cognitive and behavioral impairments and restore recipients to their highest level of functioning. BST services are provided to clients with age and developmentally inappropriate cognitive and behavioral skills. BST services help recipients acquire (learn) constructive cognitive and behavioral skills through positive reinforcement, modeling, operant conditioning and other training techniques. BST services teach recipients a variety of life skills. BST services may include the following interventions:
a. Basic living and self-care skills: Recipients learn how to manage their daily lives, recipients learn safe and appropriate behaviors;
b. Social skills: Recipients learn how to identify and comprehend the physical, emotional and interpersonal needs of others--recipients learn how to interact with others;
c. Communication skills: Recipients learn how to communicate their physical, emotional and interpersonal needs to others--recipients learn how to listen and identify the needs of others;
d. Parental training: Parental training teaches the recipient's parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) BST techniques. The objective is to help parents continue the recipient's RMH care in home and community based settings. Parental training must target the restoration of recipient's cognitive and behavioral mental health impairment needs. Parental training must be recipient centered;
e. Organization and time management skills: Recipients learn how to manage and prioritize their daily activities; and/or
f. Transitional living skills: Recipients learn necessary skills to begin partial independent and/or fully independent lives.