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Intervention Specialist

Company: Wheeler Clinic
Location: Meriden
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Intervention SpecialistMeriden, CT, USA Req #749 Friday, September 9, 2022Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to grow, change and live healthier, productive lives. Our mission is to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.POSITION SUMMARY The Intervention Specialist facilitates curriculum-based group and individual services to clients in program. Utilizes motivational interviewing and other strengths-based techniques to support program completion, increase client success and reduce recidivism. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS BA/BS degree required. Approved exceptions may be made for demonstrated ability and/or exceptional performance within a CSSD funded or Wheeler Clinic program, as well as substitution of experience for education on a year for year basis.Displays excellent work habits (attendance, promptness, timeliness, professionalism), is open to feedback, and makes good use of time. Proven ability to work on a team to ensure program goals are met, communicates effectively verbally and in writing, and is committed to personal and program growth. LOCATION Meriden, CT SCHEDULE Full time Position EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

  • For Good Health
  • Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution
  • Wellness Programs
  • Free annual flu shots
  • For a Secure Future
  • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  • For Retirement
  • 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
  • For Career Advancement
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Training and development opportunities
  • For Work Life Balance
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  • Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Prepares, plans, and facilitates individual and group sessions, including booster sessions, with integrity and fidelity to curriculum in a time-limited, solution-oriented manner. Engages clients and addresses anti-social thinking, feeling, and acting. Demonstrates and reinforces concrete alternatives and problem solving skills. Utilizes motivational interviewing techniques to engage clients and their families in AIC programming. Uses cognitive-behavioral approaches to behavior change. Monitors client behaviors and uses behavior management systems. Holds clients accountable and addresses ambivalence and resistance while helping clients maintain motivation to change. Addresses basic needs to support recovery and pro-social behavior change. Actively participates in quality assurance activities including video taping sessions and meeting with a quality assurance coach, attending trainings, data report analysis and review, etc. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of group and collateral activities in agency and funder data systems. Participates in efforts to meet and maintain performance based measures set by agency and CSSD. Participates in client-centered, strengths-based presentations/discussions in staff meetings. Prepares reports that are accurate and timely, and updates referral sources on client activities on a regular basis. Models pro-social behaviors and serves as a role model to clients and staff. Operates as part of a team by providing program coverage for client services (including urinalysis) outside of normal work schedule, typical job function or primary work site, as requested (e.g., additional evening shifts may be required to ensure operational coverage). Supervises toxicology testing. Supervised urine specimens shall only be collected from a client by a staff member of the same gender. Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture. Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Other details
    • Pay Type Hourly
    • Required Education Bachelors Degree Apply Now
      • Meriden, CT, USA

Keywords: Wheeler Clinic, Meriden , Intervention Specialist, Other , Meriden, Connecticut

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