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Maxim Healthcare Services In-Home Behavioral Therapist in Atlantic County, New Jersey

The In-Home Behavioral Therapist assists service recipients attain the goals of the individual care plan and sustain positive behavioral changes and improvements in functionality and quality of life.


  • Demonstrates support of all outcomes for service recipients supported. (Identify, Autonomy, Affiliation, Attainment, Safeguards, Rights, and Health and Wellness.

  • For Professional/Clinical level: In accordance with applicable Individual Care Plans, any Behavior Assistance/Intensive In-Community evaluations, and other reports, provide interventions including, but not limited to:

  • Clinical consultation/assessment

  • Counseling

  • Group, individual, or family therapy

  • Anger management

  • Parenting skill development

  • Problem solving and skill development

  • Stress reduction techniques

  • Symptom reduction

  • Adaptive and coping skills; and

  • Psycho-educational instruction related to mental health, including but not limited to, improved decision-making to manage behavior and reduce risk behaviors.

  • For Supportive level: In accordance with applicable Individual Care Plans, any Behavior Assistance/Intensive In-Community evaluations, and other reports, provide interventions, including, but not limited to:

  • Instruction in anger management skills

  • Parenting skill development

  • Instruction in stress reduction techniques

  • Problem solving skill development

  • Psycho-educational services related to mental health including, but not limited, to improved decision making skills to manage behavior and reduce risk behavior

  • Referral to other necessary services and supports

  • Any direct care provider may not provide interventions requiring skills, experience, credentials and licensure other than those allowed under the appropriate licensing regulations

  • Maintain flexibility in clinical modalities and apply according to client’s needs and abilities. Use of play, art, music techniques can be provided if indicated

  • Listen to and respond to the needs of service recipients, parents/guardians, area program staff, and agency management

  • Document all activities in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements

  • Transport service recipients as needed and clinical indicated

  • Complete all mandated supervision and training and maintain as required

  • Communicate in a professional manner with service recipients, employers, parents/guardians, area program staff, and agency staff

  • Advocate for service recipients in all situations

  • Abide by all agency policies and procedures

  • Perform job duties in accordance with agency mission and values

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Ability to work as a member of a team, to complete tasks as instructed, be receptive to new ideas, and be creative in solving problems

  • Ability to also work autonomously, setting goals for work tasks and using strategies to effectively meet goals

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to growth and improvement

  • Ability to offer and accept constructive feedback, encourage and support others

  • Show respect and sensitivity for each person’s individuality and preferences, and the cultural/ethnic diversity of the people we support and employ

  • Promotes and/or protects each person’s rights, privacy, and confidentiality

  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, reliable, and dependable

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a related field, such as social work, psychology, counseling, etc. Must be licensed in the state that the caregiver will be working and in the appropriate field

  • Must be 21 years of age or older and have no history of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or vulnerable adults. At least one year of documented relevant experience with children and families with mental health needs.

  • Reliable transportation (including valid driver’s license, insurance, vehicle registration, and acceptable driving record within company insurance guidelines) is highly preferred so service recipients can be transported if needed. Must complete criminal background and other pre-hire requirements.


At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. *CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

    About Maxim Healthcare Group

Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.