Behavioral Health Associate

Camp Recovery Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 3 weeks ago

  • Observes, reports and records behavior of residents

  • Assists in the delivery of physical care for residents as needed

  • Provides an accurate summary of each youth's daily behavior in their progress notes

  • Assists in the treatment and rehabilitation of residents, in accordance with the treatment plan, unit philosophy, and program policies

  • Assists in the maintenance of the unit environment in compliance with the treatment plan, unit philosophy, and program policies

  • Demonstrates ability and willingness to learn new procedures and develops new skills

  • Maintains a professional and ethical code of behavior

  • Facilitates thorough room/resident searches

  • Assigns and facilitates Group Talks

  • Facilitates Self Calls

  • Assigns and ensures youth's follow up on Rational Thinking Papers and Therapeutic Follow Up assignments

  • Identifies normal childhood/adolescent problems, i.e., overly timid, general negativism, from abnormal childhood/adolescent behavior

  • Identifies forces that shape development of children/adolescents through childhood/adolescent years

  • Responds with therapeutic interventions to childhood/adolescent disruptive behavior disorders of:

  • Separation anxiety

  • ADHD

  • Impaired social interaction

  • Disturbance of self-concept/self-esteem

  • Ineffective coping

  • Sexual acting out

  • Aggressive behaviors

  • Suicidal ideations

  • Facilitates residents through developmental task of identity versus role confusion

  • Assists residents in adjusting to changes related to puberty, if needed

  • Identifies verbal and non-verbal cues for potential aggressive behavior and applies de-escalation techniques to situation

  • Differentiates between acute and chronic problems

  • Facilitates evolution of independent life skills development

  • Provides individual care to each resident while being consistent in privileges and consequences

  • Appropriately complete Incident Reports, as needed

  • Attends all mandatory trainings

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

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