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Behavior Therapist – (MSW)

  • Full Time / Part Time
  • Anywhere

Website Soul Dogs inc.

The Behavior Therapist works with consumers enrolled in Soul Dogs, Inc. The Behavior Therapist will be willing to work with the consumer and dog as a team in meeting Soul Dog Inc.’s purpose to develop a collaborative experience between clinical therapy for individuals with developmental disabilities/intellectual disabilities/autism with co-existing psychiatric disorders and the service/assistance/therapy/emotional support dog industry. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide weekly behavior services (i.e., counseling, consultation, assessment and behavior line services) to individuals on the DD/ID Waiver who also experience soul pain as a result of trauma, anxiety, and mental health issues.
  • Provide counseling that utilizes dogs as co-therapists and/or as service/assistance/emotional support dogs assisting the individual in his/her day-to-day living upon request.
  • Maintain contact with Clinical Director to ensure Behavior Plan is being carried out as written.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MA in Behavioral, Social or Health Science or Education and nationally certified as a BCBA, LCSW, LMFT or LPC and has two years developing and implementing behavioral support plans for the DD population; or BA in Behavioral, Social or Health Science or Education and nationally certified as a BCBA, LCSW, CMFT or LPC and has two years developing and implementing behavioral support plans for the DD population or be enrolled in a BCABA or BCBA program and working under the supervision of a certified or licensed Behavioral Services provider or completed a Positive Behavioral Supports training and program and working under the supervision of a certified or licensed Behavioral Services provider.
  • DORA registered
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Animal experience and/or willing to learn
  • Clear Criminal Records Check
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Initiative and flexibility
  • Strong project/time management & organizational skills; detail oriented
  • Supportive, kind, caring and willing to ensure environment is respectful and honest
  • Passion for this specialized work we do

OPENINGS IN MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS $20.00/hr
Part-time positions & full-time positions available



    To apply for this job email your details to directors@soul-dogs-inc.org