Behavior (Wellness) Coach

Behavior (Wellness) Coach | Open Hearts

Posted 4 months ago

Behavior (Wellness) Coach
Next Step Program
West & East Valley Location
Rate: $15 to 16.50 depending on education and experience
10 Full Time positions open

Provide intensive direct support services to families who have children that are “at-risk” by constructing programming that is unique to each client. A Wellness Coach will provide family and community centered interventions, which are guided by positive behavior support principles that address the needs identified by the CFT.  Develop individualized education and interventions for assigned children and families, based on goals created in the Child and Family Team. Provide assistance to children and families by identifying strengths and needs, accessing supports, and partnering with other professional agencies. Provide a minimum of 30 hours of direct support services to enrolled families per week. Assist and support the family in developing social and natural support networks by utilizing community resources. Introduce parents to alternative parenting techniques (positive behavioral support). Provide feedback to the Child and family Teams on progress and the interventions being utilized, or on barriers impeding progress. Provide transportation to child and family as determined by the family’s Child and Family Team and service plan. Provide crisis intervention and stabilization support as needed. Attend scheduled department and agency meetings. Attend trainings and supervisions, as assigned by supervisor. Assist in actively assessing work area for non-compliance issues and notify supervisor in a timely manner to ensure follow up. Complete all required documentation and billing requirements accurately and in the assigned time frames.

Minimum Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED with 4 years of experience working with children with a mental health diagnosis,

Associate’s degree with 2 years of experience working with children with a mental health diagnosis,

Bachelor’s degree or higher with 1 or more years of experience working with children with a mental health diagnosis. Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health related field (ie. Psychology, family studies, human development, sociology, etc.) Some experience with mental health preferred

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Previous experience as a behavior coach highly preferred
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish

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