The Behavioral Wellness Coach is primarily responsible for providing behavioral wellness services to children and youth who have identified behavioral needs, and supports to their family in meetings those needs. Community Rehabilitation & Respite Workers (Behavioral Wellness Coaches) uses rehabilitation interventions and individualized, collaborative, hands-on training to build developmentally appropriate skills, and to minimize the negative effects of mental health illness, substance abuse and other environmental stressors which negatively impact a child/youth’s success in school and the world.
o Ensures the timely and quality execution of services outlined in each child’s Care of Plan.
o Collaborates with stakeholders including the Care Manager or Supervisor (who manage service planning for program enrollees) to advance the achievement of outlined service goals.
o Documents delivered services as required by the program (i.e. in Progress Notes and other forms noted)
Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment services (CPST)
o Bachelor’s degree
Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)
o High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
o Must have a minimum of three years’ experience in children’s mental health, addiction and/or foster care
New York City, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island