Maxim Healthcare Services In-Home Behavioral Therapist in Middlesex, 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:
Group, individual, or family therapy
Parenting skill development
Problem solving and skill development
Stress reduction techniques
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
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.
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