Would you like to help build a stronger Arizona for children and families? Would you like to make a direct impact, right in your own community? We have a great opportunity for you to join our team as a Behavior Coach in our Buckeye office. As a Behavior Coach with Arizona's Children Association you will have the opportunity to provide behavior management support and training to clients and their families.
Who We Are:
Founded in 1912, Arizona’s Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you’ll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.
Why You'll Love Working for Us:
At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:
- We have a whole new comprehensive benefits package for 2021! Click hereto view our 2021 Benefits Guide for full details!
- All full time employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible and we offer several plans for Medical, Dental, and Vision so you can choose the option right for you and your family!
- Plans are effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Life and AD&D, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!
- Employee Wellness and Support Time every Friday morning
- Flexible Schedules
- Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
- 403B Retirement Savings Plan provided through Mutual of America
- Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts
Find your passion. Join our Team!
What You’ll Do:
- Conducts family and individual client strengths and ongoing needs assessments utilizing program specific protocol to monitor progress of the client and family as evidenced by record review, supervision and observations.
- Engages with the family through face to face interactions to build trust, encourage hope and ensure ongoing engagement in behavioral health services.
- Supports the development and implementation of effective, strength based, family centered plans with focus on parenting skills and behavior management techniques.
- Provides advocacy for children to ensure for the necessary structure, guidance and limits as evidenced by treatment plan.
- Completes and monitors documentation of clients’ records.
- Provides effective crisis management by triage and stabilizing emergency situations and effectively uses de-escalation techniques.
- Provides effective discharge planning.
- Collaborate with community partners to effectively help family develop natural supports and resources
- Provides services in the community, in home, in school or work that may be outside of normal business hours, utilizing program specific protocol.
- Meets established productivity standards.
- This position description is intended to indicate the basic nature of the position and does not necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.
Minimum Education & Experience:
- High school diploma or GED and 2 years of relevant work experience working in Behavioral Health with children, OR Associate’s Degree with 1 years’ work experience in Behavioral Health with children, OR Bachelor’s degree in a related field, OR Equivalent combination of education and experience to be able to perform the essential functions is required.
- Relevant Degree includes the following degrees: Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling and Child Development. Other degrees may be considered with at least 20 Credit hours from an accredited university in the previously referenced degree specialty.
- English/Spanish Bilingual a plus
Minimum Qualification & Requirements:
- Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
- Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
- Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies.
- Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
- Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position. An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to “perform safely” the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer