The THRIVE Center™ For ADHD & Comprehensive Mental Health Care Of Central Maryland

 

Thrive Center Professional Opportunities

Become part of a collaborative treatment team for Heron's Gate, the struggling-to-launch young adults program of the THRIVE Center, in Columbia, Maryland.

At our growing outpatient mental health practice, clinicians utilize a treatment approach that stresses the value of relationship among patients, family members and the treating practitioners.

A supportive, caring relationship is viewed as the root of healing and informs all clinical activities and communications, from diagnosis to treatment planning and review, from initial contact to on-going attention to the patients' satisfaction with care.

Join a team where your professional expertise will be valued, where humor and serious discussion blend to create effective treatments and a sense of vitality, and where high quality care thrives in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect.

We are currently seeking professionals for the following position:

BCBA Professional Board Certified Behavioral Analyst

Become part of a collaborative treatment team for Heron's Gate, the struggling-to-launch young adults program of the THRIVE Center, in Columbia, Maryland.

At our growing outpatient mental health practice, clinicians utilize a treatment approach that stresses the value of relationships among patients, family members and the treating practitioners. A supportive, caring relationship is viewed as the root of healing and suffuses all clinical activities and communications, from diagnosis to treatment planning and review, from initial contact to on-going attention to the patients’ satisfaction with care.

The Thrive Center for ADHD and Comprehensive Mental Health Care in Columbia, MD is seeking a professional Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA).

The position begins as a temporary (summer 2017), part-time position with the opportunity to grow. It involves work with a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary team where your professional expertise will be valued, where humor and serious discussion blend to create effective treatments and a sense of vitality, and where high quality care thrives in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect. Thrive is a fee-for-service center that does not directly participate with insurance panels. Administrative support is provided.

JOB SUMMARY

TASKS

  • Reviews files and scores AFLS assessment
  • Identifies and writes goals with clients - goal areas include - Life skills, vocational skills, study skills, social skills, behavior (typically in reference to how they behave during a group session or within the THRIVE environment)
  • Identifies weekly targets for clients and monitors progress
  • Assists clients to identify and strategies and obstacles
  • Reviews any problems clients had within Heron’s Gate, work or home and discusses strategies to understand perspective taking, communication skills and alternative ways to manage difficult scenarios in the future
  • Consults with other Heron’s Gate staff and families to discuss prompting strategies and behavior modification strategies
  • Observes clients during groups to provide support to client and staff members when necessary
  • Communicates with clients, families and other professionals

COMPETENCIES / EXPERTISE
Individual should demonstrate the following competencies for Individual ABA work:

  • BCBA or BCaBA
  • Knowledge and experience working with adolescents and young adults
  • Experience teaching functional life skills
  • Experience teaching functional social skills
  • Experience teaching vocational skills
  • An ability to review the AFLS, identify and write individual goals
  • Be able to teach clients, take data and explain progress
  • Knowledge of Social Thinking and Michelle Garcia Winner’s work is desired but not required.

Individual should demonstrate the following competencies for running Social Skills groups:

  • The ability to lead and facilitate small groups of young adults
  • Knowledge and experience working with adolescents and young adults
  • Behavior management skills
  • Develop and Implement social skills lessons and curriculum
  • Knowledge of Social Thinking and Michelle Garcia Winner’s work is desired, but not required.

BEHAVIOR COMMITMENTS

  • Availability to participate in team meetings and run Social Skills groups on Wednesdays is required.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner so that relationships with clients, co-workers and supervisors are productive.

For more information, please call Rose Cohen, PhD at 410-740-3240

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opportunities@myTHRIVE.net

THRIVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BC BE Psychiatrist


Join a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary treatment team to work with older teens and adults where:

  • Your professional expertise will be valued;
  • Humor and serious discussion blend to create effective treatments and a sense of vitality;
  • High quality care thrives in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect.

At our growing outpatient mental health practice, clinicians utilize a treatment approach that stresses the value of relationship among patients, family members and the treating practitioners. A supportive, caring relationship is viewed as the root of healing and suffuses all clinical activities and communications, from diagnosis to treatment planning and review, from initial contact to on-going attention to the patients' satisfaction with care.

Candidates should have interest / expertise in ADHD, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. Experience with addictions is desired but not required. Availability to attend team meeting on Tuesday afternoon is required. One evening per week is preferred. Administrative support is provided. Thrive is a fee-for-service center that does not directly participate with insurance panels.

The position will begin part-time with the opportunity to grow to full-time.

Qualifications:

  • Effective written/verbal communication skills.
  • Problem solving, leadership, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Intake evaluations with diagnostic formulations
  • Treatment planning and ongoing medication management for two programs: a failure-to-launch young adult program and a general outpatient psychiatry program with a strong focus on ADHD and Executive Dysfunction.
  • Availability to participate in team meetings on Tuesday afternoon is required.

For more information, please call Rose Cohen, PhD at 410-740-3240

opportunities@myTHRIVE.net

THRIVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer