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Behavioral Coach

Job Details

127 West 127th St., New York, NY 10027 - New York, NY
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Behavioral Coach

Location: Harlem, Bronx, Brooklyn


About Graham Windham


In full partnership with families & communities, Graham Windham strives to make a life-altering difference to children, youth and families affected by abuse, neglect and delinquency by providing each child we serve with a strong foundation for life: a safe, loving, permanent family and the opportunity and preparation to thrive in school and in the world. With over 400 full-time, part-time and on call employees serving children and families in multiple programs throughout Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Harlem, Graham Windham provides an exciting & enriching work experience.

Graham Windham is one of the first organizations in the New York City to implement Solution -Based Casework (SBC). Solution -Based Casework helps children and families to be the solution to the seemingly insurmountable problems in their lives, from generational cycles of poverty, abuse, and neglect to unemployment, domestic violence, and severe health problems. By recognizing and reinforcing their innate strengths and ability to cope, we at Graham Windham empower them to take the lead in making change in their lives.

About the Program

At Graham Windham our Family Foster Care programs help children to get back to their families, adopted into a new family or connected to someone who is willing to be an anchor for children, throughout their childhood and into adulthood. To help us do that, we have hundreds of loving & highly qualified foster parents primarily in Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx and Westchester County- who serve as our foster children's substitute family.

About the Position


Graham Windham's Treatment Family Foster Care program seeks a Behavioral Coach to work with children and youth who need a higher level of care than a regular foster home can provide. The socio-therapist works in conjunction with the case planner to ensures that every one of the children on the caseload is living a nurturing, safe, and permanent family as quickly as possible.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Develop, implement, reassess and monitor, for each child, an Antecedent, Behavior and Consequences (ABC) behavioral and treatment plan and weekly Systematic Teaching and Evaluation Process (S.T.E.P.) Charts

· Monitor and obtain, from resource parents, medications, dosages and daily medication distribution as recorded on the monthly TFBH Medication Charts,

· Provide weekly face-to-face child contact, once a month in the TFBH with the resource parent present and participate in monthly school contact, which includes one face-to-face quarterly school contact; as well as participating in all educational planning, including IEP evaluations and obtaining report cards and annual test scores.


Minimum Requirements:

Requires BSW or BA degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or related field, Bilingual in Spanish preferred; Must be able to travel within NYC Metropolitan area; Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, time management and organizational skills; Computer literate, MS Office; NYS Connections; Ability to work with diverse populations.

Salary and Benefit:

  • Base pay range $50,000/yr - $53,000/yr.
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Holiday pay