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					                          Catholic Charities, Diocese of Fort Worth, Inc.
                                           Job Posting


JOB TITLE:               Behavior Interventionist – 2 positions

PROGRAM:                 School-Based Services


JOB SUMMARY:
The purpose of the School-Based Services Program is to provide support to elementary-aged Special
Education students who are currently receiving services in a FWISD Behavior Improvement Classroom
(BIC). The responsibilities of the Classroom Interventionist include: providing therapeutic support in crisis
situations, working in partnership with the BIC teacher, conducting specialized groups and activities,
meeting with families to discuss classroom behaviors and interventions, and coordinating with members
of the FWISD Psychological Services Department, and maintaining ongoing relationships with other
FWISD staff.

REQUIREMENTS:
   1. Assistance in implementing the classroom token economy system.
   2. Working in partnership with the BIC teacher, teaching assistant and assigned FWISD
      psychological staff.
   3. Conducting assessments and making appropriate referrals as needed.
   4. Arranging for outside counseling services when needed.
   5. Assisting and participating with mainstream transitioning when needed.
   6. Participating in wraparound teams as necessary.
   7. Providing one on one skills training.
   8. Development and implementation of action and transition plans in conjunction with FWISD staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Bachelor’s or Masters degree (preferred) in mental health or related field from an accredited
      university.
  2. 2 years experience working with emotionally disturbed children.
  3. Experience in group facilitation and therapeutic interventions.
  4. Knowledge of community resources.
  5. Must have reliable transportation, a current Texas driver’s license and evidence of auto liability
      insurance.
  6. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.

Work Hours:
Position will require coordinating work time to coincide with the FWISD academic year and school hours
and may require work outside of traditional business hours.

Interested persons should mail, fax, or email a resume with cover letter and salary
requirements to:
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Fort Worth, Inc.
Attn: Connie Blume
2701 Burchill Road North
Fort Worth, TX 76105
Fax: (817) 535-8779
Email: ccresume@ccdofw.org


Posting Date: August 5, 2009

Closing Date: August 19, 2009

				
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