Washington County Mental Health Services ( learn more )

Montpelier, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3191121
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 28, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Develops and /or delivers ongoing community-based assessment, treatment and supports for children and youth experiencing a severe emotional disturbance and their families.

1. Develops and / or delivers services to assist clients in gaining access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, housing, financial and other services.
2. Maintain contact with other professional service providers for the purpose of case review or consultation regarding services to a specific client.
3. Develop treatment plans to deliver, or provide for the delivery of, services and interventionist identified by the treatment team.
4. Assist in developing natural support networks for children and youth experiencing a severe emotional disturbance and their families.
5. Assist children and youth experiencing a severe emotional disturbance and their families in accessing community resources.
6. Participate in ongoing treatment and educational team meetings.
7. Work cooperatively with schools, social rehabilitative services and other agencies providing services to children and youth experiencing a severe emotional disturbance and their families
8. Provide monthly case management and specialized Rehab. Summaries.
9. Attend staff meetings at WCMH as required.
10. Ability to physically restrain children and youth who are a danger to self or others.
11. Willing to learn crisis de-escalation and passive restraint techniques.
12. Problem solves and manage crisis.
13. Maintain on-going communication with school staff.
14. Responsible for supervising up to 9 Behavioral Interventionist staff.
15. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in human service or related field required. Master’s Degree and / or enrolled in an Applied Behavioral Analysis program preferred.

Experience: Two years of human service delivery with children and families preferred. Experience providing direct instruction and therapeutic services to children with challenging behaviors preferred. Possession of a valid driver’s license, excellent driving record and access to a safe, reliable, insured vehicle are required. Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and execute physical restraints
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Student Services > Social Worker
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Washington County Mental Health Services is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Lynn Jones
    • P O Box 647
    • Montpelier, Vermont 05601
    • Phone: 802-229-1399 ext 290
    • Fax: 802-229-1399 ext 790
    • Email: click here

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