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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Little Rock, AR
Category: Crisis Response Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Behavioral Clinician is a independently licensed mental health professional. The Behavioral Clinician will assist providers of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Behavioral Health (IDD/BH) services in Summit Community Care’s provider network who support persons with IDD in crisis and at high risk of disruptions in placement. As a member of the Provider Focus capacity building and crisis support team with Benchmark Human Services, the Behavioral Clinician participates in all clinical interventions. The Behavioral Clinician will provide consultation and recommendations for best practices to improve person-centered supports throughout the provider community.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Respond to all referrals in a timely manner, as assigned by Team Lead or Director.
  • Complete psychosocial needs assessments to identify strengths and opportunities for IDD and BH providers to improve behavioral supports to their consumers.
  • Develop and provide training on person-centered supports, trauma-informed care, and crisis supports for individuals with IDD or other topics, as needed.
  • Assist IDD and BH providers with development, implementation, and monitoring of Person-Centered Plans and Crisis Safety Plans.
  • Provide back-up support to BCBAs and RBTs to assist providers with development, implementation, and monitoring of Behavior Support Plans, as needed.
  • Participate during provider wraparound and consultation meetings by reporting assessment results and offering rationale for best practice recommendations in areas of expertise.
  • Provide direct behavioral health interventions to clients consistent with credential/licensure.
  • Provide assessments consistent with credential/licensure.
  • Provide clinical supervision to practitioners working toward licensures.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS), and Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services (DAABHS) regulations and standards;
  • Knowledge of Provider-led Arkansas Shared Savings Entities (PASSE);
  • Knowledge of health care privacy and confidentiality rules;
  • Knowledge of person-centered care and support for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or co-existing mental health diagnoses;
  • Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis technologies and/or Positive Behavior Support strategies.
  • Ability to monitor and train staff and caregivers in provision of person centered supports and services, including crisis de-escalation, crisis response, and trauma informed services;
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive functional behavior assessments;
  • Ability to conduct diagnostic assessment;
  • Ability to work with other stakeholders (including law enforcement, the courts, and healthcare institutions) to help ensure that needed supports, services and resources are in place.

QUALIFICATIONS:

. Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in behavior analysis, psychology, education, social work or related field;
  • Credentialed as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Certified Social Worker;
  • Minimum of 35 hours of training and education in behavior analysis and behavior supports (for BCBAs) or willingness to receive training;
  • At least two years’ experience with behavior supports evaluation and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities;
  • Trained in a recognized current best practice crisis de-escalation methodology;
  • Valid CPR and First Aid Certification;
  • Valid Driver’s License and auto insurance;
  • Must be computer literate;
  • Must be experienced and competent in profession and maintain any applicable license, training and/or certifications.
 

Preferred:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses who are in crisis.
  • Working knowledge of the Arkansas DHS/DDS/DAABHS service system;
  • Experience in developing behavior support plans and presenting them to Human Rights or other review committees.

BENEFITS:

  • PTO and Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • And MORE!

If interested, please complete on-line application: www.BenchmarkHS/Careers

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Little Rock, AR
Category: Crisis Response Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
If you’re looking for a rewarding career in serving individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) come join Benchmark Human Services, a national leader in behavioral health and IDD services!  Benchmark is seeking a Clinical Team Lead for our community-based crisis response project located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We provide thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Team Lead will assist providers of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Behavioral Health (IDD/BH) services in Summit Community Care’s provider network who support persons with IDD in crisis and at high risk of disruptions in placement. As a member of the Provider Focus capacity building and crisis support team with Benchmark Human Services, the clinical lead oversees all clinical interventions. The Team Lead will manage all referrals received for individuals whose behavior might result in emergency department evaluation, admission to hospital, involvement with law enforcement, harm to themselves or others, or places them at risk for loss of residential/home placement

BENEFITS:

  • PTO and Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • And MORE!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Guide clinical interventions and activities of the capacity-building crisis support team.
  • Provide programmatic, best-practice recommendations to participating providers and Summit.
  • Assist providers with implementation of best-practice protocols through consultation and training.
  • Provide regular updates to Director and other members of capacity-building crisis support team.
  • Respond to all referrals in a timely manner.
  • Establish professional relationships and collaborate with project stakeholders.
  • Develop and provide training curriculums on person-centered supports, trauma-informed care, and best practice crisis supports for individuals with IDD or other topics as needed.
  • Assist providers with development, implementation, and monitoring of Person-Centered Plans, Behavior Support Plans, and Crisis Safety Plans.
  • Complete agency and individual assessments to guide subsequent clinical interventions.
  • Provide direct clinical intervention consistent with credential/licensure.
 

COMPETENCIES:

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS), and Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services (DAABHS) regulations and standards.
  • Knowledge of Provider-led Arkansas Shared Savings Entities (PASSE);
  • Knowledge of health care privacy and confidentiality rules;
  • Knowledge of Person-centered care and support for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or co-existing mental health diagnoses.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum:

  • Valid driver's license and auto insurance.
  • Master’s degree in a social services or behavioral health field such as Applied Behavior Analysis, Counseling, Social Work, Special Education, etc.;
  • Meet criteria to maintain certification/license.
  • CPR/Basic First aid and CPI with on-going recertification.
  • Experience providing behavioral supports and/or case management services to individuals with IDD and/or Behavioral Heath diagnoses.
  • Must be computer literate.

Preferred:

  • Have experience working with individuals who have IDD and behavioral health diagnoses and are experiencing a crisis situation;
  • Working knowledge of the Arkansas DHS/DDS/DAABHS service system.
 

If interested, please complete on-line application: www.BenchmarkHS/Careers

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Little Rock, AR
Category: Crisis Response Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
If you’re looking for a rewarding career in serving individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) come join Benchmark Human Services, a national leader in behavioral health and IDD services!  Benchmark is seeking a Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP) for our community-based crisis response project located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We provide thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The QDDP will assist providers of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Behavioral Health (IDD/BH) services in Summit Community Care’s provider network who support persons with IDD in crisis and at high risk of disruptions in placement.  As a member of the Provider Focus capacity building and crisis support team with Benchmark Human Services, the QDDP is a professional who practices under the supervision of a BCBA or BCaBA (“designated QDDP supervisor”).  The QDDP is primarily responsible for coaching and training on skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans with agency staff, such as Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). BENEFITS:
  • PTO and Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • And MORE!
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide face-to-face or virtual coaching and training with DSP staff of participating IDD/BH providers.
  • Assist agency staff with development, implementation, and monitoring of Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSP), including coaching on data collection and fidelity checks.
  • Work with DSPs and their supervisors to ensure all materials/supplies needed for implementation of behavior plans are available.
  • Present graphical summary of effectiveness of PBSP to other DSPs at staff or consultation meetings.
  • Model positive behavioral supports and respond to emergency situations as trained.
  • Complete Functional Behavioral Assessment Interviews and/or Observations, as assigned by BCBA or Director.
  • Write up drafts of PBSP and other behavior plans in conjunction with the supervising BCBA.
  • Participate during provider wraparound or consultation meetings by reporting assessment results and offering rationale for best practice recommendations in areas of expertise.
  • Provide crisis de-escalation support to teams as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge and skill to use computer.
  • Ability and skills to train others.
  • Skills in behavioral assessment.
  • Skills in behavior plan development.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a human services field.
  • Successfully complete a criminal background registry check at time of application.
  • Minimum of one year experience working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Maintain required certification and licensures.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
Interested in learning more? Apply online today at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We look forward to viewing your application! Open Job
Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Little Rock, AR
Category: Crisis Response Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
If you’re looking for a rewarding career in serving individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) come join Benchmark Human Services, a national leader in behavioral health and IDD services!  Benchmark is seeking a Qualified Behavioral Health Provider (QBHP) for our community-based crisis response project located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We provide thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The QBHP will assist providers of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Behavioral Health (IDD/BH) services in Summit Community Care’s provider network who support persons with IDD in crisis and at high risk of disruptions in placement. As a member of the Provider Focus capacity building and crisis support team with Benchmark Human Services, the QBHP is a paraprofessional who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a Licensed Mental Health Professional (“designated QBHP supervisor”). The QBHP is primarily responsible for coaching and training on skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans with agency staff, such as Direct Support Professionals (DSPs).

BENEFITS:

  • PTO and Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • And MORE!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide face-to-face or virtual coaching and training with DSP staff of participating IDD/BH providers.
  • Assist agency staff with development, implementation, and monitoring of Clinical Treatment Plans (or equivalent behavior support plan) including coaching on skill development, data collection, and fidelity checks.
  • Work with DSPs and their supervisors to ensure all materials/supplies needed for implementation of treatment plans are available.
  • Present graphical summary of effectiveness of Treatment to other DSPs at staff or consultation meetings.
  • Model positive behavioral supports and respond to emergency situations as trained.
  • Assist with Functional Behavior Assessment or other clinical assessment as assigned by the clinical supervisor.
  • Participate during provider wraparound or consultation meetings by reporting assessment results and offering rationale for best practice recommendations in areas of expertise.
  • Provide crisis de-escalation support to teams as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge and skill to use computer.
  • Ability and skills to train others.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Bachelor's Degree in human services (social work, psychology, special education, or related field) 
  • Successfully complete a criminal background registry check at time of application
  • 1 year experience working in mental/behavioral health preferred
  • Experience working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • If not currently certified as a QBHP, complete QBHP certification as required by the state of Arkansas.
    • Pass any QBHP competency assessments required by the state and clinical supervisor.
    • Pay QBHP application fee and renewal fees.

If interested, please complete on-line application: www.BenchmarkHS/Careers

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Little Rock, AR
Category: Crisis Response Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
If you’re looking for a rewarding career in serving individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) come join Benchmark Human Services, a national leader in behavioral health and IDD services!  Benchmark is seeking a Referral Coordinator for our community-based crisis response project located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We provide thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Referral Coordinator will assist the Team Lead in supporting providers of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Behavioral Health (IDD/BH) services in Summit Community Care’s provider network. The Referral Coordinator will assist the Team Leads with managing all referrals received for individuals whose behavior might result in emergency department evaluation, admission to hospital, involvement with law enforcement, harm to themselves or others, or places them at risk for loss of residential/home placement. .

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete psychosocial intakes of all new referrals and communicate acuity to Team Lead and others on the crisis support team.
  • Monitor timely completion of referral process and assist with scheduling provider wraparound meetings.
  • Facilitate provider wraparound meetings as assigned by Team Lead or Director.
  • Provide programmatic, best-practice recommendations to participating providers and Summit.
  • Assist providers with implementation of best-practice protocols through consultation, training, and client support.
  • Provide regular updates to Team Lead, Director and other members of capacity-building crisis support team.
  • Respond to all referrals in a timely manner.
  • Establish professional relationships and collaborate with project stakeholders.
  • Assist with providing training curriculums on person-centered supports, trauma-informed care, and best practice crisis supports for individuals with IDD or other topics as needed.

BENEFITS:

  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Advancement opportunities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS), and Division of Aging, Adult, and Behavioral Health Services (DAABHS) regulations and standards;
  • Knowledge of Provider-led Arkansas Shared Savings Entities (PASSE);
  • Knowledge of health care privacy and confidentiality rules;
  • Knowledge of Person-centered care and support for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or co-existing mental health diagnoses.

Required Ability:

  • Ability to monitor and train staff in provision of person centered supports and services, including crisis de-escalation, crisis response, and trauma informed services;
  • Ability to work with other stakeholders (including law enforcement, the courts, and healthcare institutions) to help ensure that needed supports, services and resources are in place;
  • Ability to facilitate a positive atmosphere promoting holistic health, wellness and team cooperation;
  • Ability to use accepted best practice strategies to de-escalate individuals experiencing acute crisis and/or interpersonal conflict.

EXPECTATIONS REGARDING QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF WORK:

  • Respond to individuals with IDD in crisis and staff concerns in a timely manner;
  • Complete summary of clinical interventions and services on a regular basis;
  • Complete and upload progress reports and assessments within the required time frame.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum:

  • Valid driver's license and auto insurance;
  • Master’s degree in a social services or behavioral health field such as Applied Behavior Analysis, Counseling, Social Work, Special Education, etc;
  • CPR/Basic First aid and a crisis intervention method with on-going recertification;
  • Experience providing behavioral supports and/or case management services to individuals with IDD and/or Behavioral Heath diagnoses;
  • Must be computer literate.

Preferred:

  • Meet criteria to maintain certification/license;
  • Have experience working with individuals who have IDD and behavioral health diagnoses and are experiencing a crisis situation;
  • Working knowledge of the Arkansas DHS/DDS/DAABHS service system.
 

If interested, please complete on-line application: www.BenchmarkHS/Careers

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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