Standard Hours: 20 Department: Home Based Autism IBT - 1202484 Requirements: Position Requirements : Currently holding or pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field is\u00a0 preferred. Direct care \/ mental health experience with\u00a0young children is\u00a0 preferred .\u00a0 Per Diem weekly requirements include a minimum of 6-10 hours per week. Reliable transportation is\u00a0 required .\u00a0 Bradley Hospital Safety Care Certification: \u00a0We value our employees and recognize the demands our unique environment of care presents. As part of our orientation program, we provide comprehensive training which includes de-escalation techniques to minimize need for physical intervention.\u00a0Employees in this position work in a home-based\u00a0setting under\u00a0conditions associated with care of psychiatrically impaired, aggressive, and sometimes, self-injurious individuals. Employees are expected to utilize de-escalation techniques and must remain calm during a crisis as evidenced by the ability to make quick rational decisions and prioritize immediate patient care needs to maintain a therapeutic environment and ensure safety. Job Description: The Intensive Behavioral Treatment (IBT) Program of Bradley Hospital is seeking Per Diem Milieu Associates to conduct home-based therapy with children (ages 2 to 7) diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and a variety of cognitive and behavioral issues.The IBT program is based on principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and frequent positive reinforcement to promote the child\u2019s language, social, play, and self-care skills.Therapy sessions are typically a 3-hour duration and involve the teaching of behavioral skills in a one-to-one trial format as well as the use of incidental teaching techniques to promote generalization of learning compatible with the child\u2019s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).The goal of intensive behavioral treatment is to teach adaptive, daily living, social, communication, and play-area skills so that children may function in the least restrictive environments.
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Lifespan, Rhode Island's first health system, was founded in 1994 by Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. A comprehensive, integrated, academic health system affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Lifespan's present partners also include Rhode Island Hospital's pediatric division, Hasbro Children's Hospital; Bradley Hospital; and Newport Hospital.