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788 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-7924
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Youth Development Professional

Position Summary: 
Function as member of the Treatment team to support the coordination of services and facilitate youth progress; seek opportunities to teach and facilitate growth of inner control through choices and decision making; ensures the safety, security and well-being of all students in the assigned area.

Educational Requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree required or High-school diploma (or equivalent) with relevant human service experience considered, academic studies in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, and education.

Experience:
Some experience working with youth preferred but not required.

Campus: Hillcrest Center, Intensive Treatment Unit, Autism Spectrum Disorder Program, Highpoint

Shift:
 Wed-Sat/Sun-Wed Residential
          Days, Residential, and Overnight Shifts

Clinical Director

Position Description:
S/he is responsible for providing campus administrative support, clinical administrative supervision, assurance of clinical compliance and state reporting, and family fund initiatives.

Experience:
Must have five years post Master's in a relevant field/position, previous experience in individual and group therapy working with children and adolescents preferred.

Residential Clinician

Position Summary:
The Clinician will provide individual and group treatment for a primary group of students. Additional responsibilities include treatment team facilitation, clinical report writing and coordination of student treatment plans. The Clinician works with the clinical support team to ensure all case management responsibilities are carried out in an appropriate timely manner. The Clinician also attends court hearings and foster care reviews for the students. S/he must be flexible and able to adjust to the daily changing demands as necessary.

Educational Requirements:  
Masters degree in Counseling or Social Work. Degree must be license eligible in the state of MA.

Experience:  
Experience with children and adolescents preferred. Experience with providing trauma treatment preferred.

Licenses or Certification:  
Licensure preferred. Maintain/pursue licensure and Continuing Education Units (CEU) as necessary.

Schedule:

Monday through Friday, allowing up to one evening a week and one weekend day a month as needed to accommodate family work.

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Special Education Teacher

Position Summary:
Develops, implements, reviews and improves the educational program for students; ensuring that the education or service plans are in compliance with agency polices and the Department of Education regulations. Foster a safe and creative environment conducive to learning in which the students are able to achieve success based on interests and abilities both academically and socially.

Educational Requirements:  
Bachelors Degree Required. A Masters Degree highly desired.

Experience:  
Experience working in a special education setting working with children highly desired.

Licenses or Certification:  
License in grade-level appropriate Special Education, Moderate Disabilities, Severe Disabilities or Subject Area is preferred.  If not licensed, must be eligible for an initial waiver, enroll in license track coursework, and make sufficient progress (Academic & MTEL) towards licensure to maintain waiver status.

Shift: Mon-Fri Days

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Teacher Assistant

Position Summary:
Provide staff support in an educational/childcare environment, performing paraprofessional work in assisting teachers and students. Work with children individually or in small groups by providing basic instruction in reading, writing, math, spelling, art, or other education-related activities. Position is responsible for leading and supervising a variety of developmentally appropriate activities, as directed by assigned teacher(s).

Educational Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience:
Preferably some experience in working with youth

Licenses or Certification:  
Must successfully pass ParaPro Assessment within 90 days from starting TA position.

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Registered Nurse

Position Summary:
Executes comprehensive nursing care activities; provides nursing staff leadership and mentoring; assesses client needs; plans and implements client care activities; evaluates client’s response to treatment; assists in and directs the delivery of health care by members of the treatment team.

Educational Requirements:
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Licenses or Certification:  
RN required

Campus: Positions at all locations

Shift: All shifts available. Full and Part time.

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Licensed Practical Nurse

Position Summary: 
Executes comprehensive nursing care activities; assesses client needs; plans and implements client care activities; evaluates client’s response to treatment; assists in and directs the delivery of health care by members of the treatment team.

Educational Requirements: 
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Licenses or Certification:
LPN Required

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Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)

Position Summary:
The primary function of the Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) is to plan, develop, and monitor a variety of behavioral support service delivery options to meet the needs of student diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or other behavioral and social/communication challenges. BCBAs may supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs), Registered Behavioral Technicians (RBTs), and other professionals who implement behavior-analytic interventions. The clinician will be responsible for a caseload of 8-11 students utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) exhibiting intense behavioral difficulties. Allow up to one evening a week and one weekend day a month as needed to accommodate parent training and residential support.

Educational Requirements:
Master's degree/Bachelor's, actively pursuing Master's, exam and license eligible.

Experience: 
Experience with children and adolescents with Autism/Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities preferred.

Licenses or Certification:
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Licensed Massachusetts Behavior Analyst (LBA), Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), working toward a Master's, who is exam and license eligible.

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Lead Maintenance Inspector


Position Description:
The Lead Maintenance Inspector performs maintenance services and repairs in the areas of plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, patching, or electrical. S/he is knowledgeable in the procedures and safety measures in area(s) of specialty; familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. S/he also performs a variety of complicated tasks and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. This person is licensed as a carpenter, electrician, HVAC technician, plumber, and/or mechanic.

Educational Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Experience: Minimum of five years of experience in buildings and grounds maintenance or construction trade

Licenses or Certification:MA valid construction supervisor license or facilities certification required for lead maintenance: must obtain a valid certified pool operators license within 6 months; other trade licensing a plus.

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7D Bus Drivers

Position Description:
Ensuring the safety and welfare of children, staff during transportation to and from the Academy and on field trips while adhering to State Regulations. Maintaining all transportation records required of the program.

Educational Requirements:
High school diploma , associate degree preferred

Experience:
Working with school age children.

Licenses or Certification:
7D Massachusetts Driver’s License and a valid state Driver’s License

Campus: Hillcrest Academy

Shift:
Mon-Fri Days

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On-Call Youth Development Professional

Position Description: Function as a member of the Treatment team to support the coordination of services and facilitate youth progress; seek opportunities to teach and facilitate growth of inner control through choices and decision making; ensures the safety, security and well-being of all students in the assigned area.

Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree required or High-School diploma (or equivalent) with relevant human service experience considered, academic studies in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, and education.

Experience: Some experience working with youth preferred but not required.

Campus: Hillcrest Center, Intensive Treatment Unit, Autism Spectrum Disorder Program, Highpoint

Shift: Residential Days, Residential (Second Shift), and Overnight Shifts

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Academic Case Manager

Position Description: The Provides administrative support services for the school functions as the Academic Case Manager for all assigned students. Duties include maintaining student related academic scheduled and data base (s), coordination of State DOE mandates assessments (i.e. MCAS, Regents, etc.), academic tracking, and the monitoring of individual student IEP and Educational compliance issues. This position will provide support to education staff as a assigned and will maintain educator access to approve organizational databases and software (e.g. SEMS Tracker, KTEA II, etc). Facilitates communication, correspondence and reporting to parents, school districts, and other involved agencies.

Experience:
Prior experience providing services to Special Needs student populations preferred.



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Family Permanency Specialist

Position Description:
Primary responsibility is to provide supportive interventions for children and families to work toward permanency. Interventions include skill rehearsal, safety planning, home assessments, visitation planning, and coaching. S/He is responsible for managing Trip Direct and family fund requests. S/He is also responsible for various state and agency requirements related to these services.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services related field

Experience:
Experience with children and adolescents preferred

Shift:
Full-time

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School Clinician

Position Description:
Asses The Clinician will provide weekly group therapy services to all students enrolled in the trauma informed, psycho-educational classrooms of Hillcrest Academy. Group therapy services include provision of DBT skills to address school interfering behaviors, as well as psycho-educational groups addressing important topics for community safety. Primary duties also include provision of crisis assessments, crisis service coordination with staff, families, and local service agencies. Individual therapy services may be provided on a case-by-case basis. Additional responsibilities include staff consultation, treatment team facilitation, completion of various intake and psycho-social assessment tools and documents, as well as coordination of and documentation of student treatment plans. The clinician will participate in IEP planning meetings and coordinate clinical services with teaching staff. The Clinician will ensure all case management responsibilities are carried out in appropriate and timely manner, including documentation of services, coordination with families and finding agencies, and support for Family Strong Events. Participation in outside service provider meetings may be included on a case-to-case basis.

Educational Requirements:
Master's degree in Counseling or Social Work or School Psychology. Mist be license eligible.

Experience:
Experience with children and adolescents preferred. Experience with providing trauma treatment preferred.

Licenses or Certification:
Licensure preferred. Must maintain/pursue licensure and CEU's.

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