Date Posted: 7/22/16
BEHAVIORAL AND EDUCATIONAL MOMENTUM
Critical Intervention Specialist-Ukiah
Title: Critical Intervention Specialist-Ukiah
ID: 3017-Ukiah 7/8
Position: Critical Intervention Specialist
Job Classification: Full-time Exempt
Location: Mendocino and Lake Counties
Creating Behavioral and Educational Momentum
(CBEM LLC) is a growing agency that is looking
for dedicated, responsible, and professional
individuals to provide Critical Intervention
Services to persons diagnosed with
developmental disabilities that may also have
co-morbid mental health disorders.
CBEM believes in fostering a positive and
supportive work environment for our passionate
and dedicated staff. We are committed to
providing all CBEM staff with the highest level
of support and access to resources
that result in a healthy and inspiring work
A Critical Intervention Specialist provides acute
crisis response as well as critical case
management to prevent crises from occurring.
We serve persons of all ages (i.e. children to
elderly). Applicants should be interested
and comfortable working with persons of all ages
with varying disabilities and needs.
Previous experience working with persons
with developmental disabilities or experience
providing mental health services is
We are seeking applicants to work in Mendocino
and Lake counties. A requirement of the CIS
position is the ability to work in these
counties and to commute across the counties
Summary of Job Duties/Expectations:
Intensive Case Management duties that include
daily submission of case notes, collaborating
with circle of support and collateral
contacts weekly, and visiting the identified
client at least once a week.
Develop Case Reviews and create Stabilization
Plans for clients.Carry a hotline rotation
periodically and respond in person to crisis
Attend and participate in clinical meetings with
community resources (such as Psychiatrists,
Social Workers, Physicians, Therapists,
Maintain stakeholder engagement by providing
ongoing information to the Service Coordinator at
the Regional Center.
Attends all client meetings and Regional Center
clinics as directed. Attend all workshops,
trainings, and in-services.
Communicate CBEM's critical intervention
philosophy of positive behavioral practice,
compassion and respect.
Implement positive programming strategies and
engage in crisis assault training.
We have a strong team that includes a Program
Director, Assistant Director, as well as
Behavioral, Psychological and Psychiatric
The Critical Intervention Specialist (CIS)
manages a caseload and is responsible for
providing intensive case management to the
persons on his/her caseload each week.
The CIS team participates in weekly Clinical and
Administrative meetings at our Ukiah office.
**A Master's Degree is required. Preferably in
Psychology, Counseling, Special Education, Social
Work or a related field.**
Strong verbal and written communication skills
and clinical observation skills.
A high degree of professionalism and ability to
effectively collaborate with professional
agencies, collateral contacts (i.e.,
Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Physicians,
Therapists, Direct Care staff) as well as CIS
and Administrative Team members.
Ability to work within a Systemic,
Strength-based, Person Centered Framework.
Ability to develop and implement comprehensive
treatment/ stabilization goals and plans designed
to address the specific needs of the
identified client and to prevent further crises
Ability to assess functions of behavior and
antecedents in order to implement preventative
behavior intervention strategies.
Must have a reliable means of transportation and
be willing to commute to various settings to meet
with circle of support and the identified
client (i.e., family homes, Adult Residential
Facilities, day programs, schools,
Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines as well
as weekly billable hour expectations, ability to
utilize email and text messaging to
communicate with the CIS and Administrative team,
as well as circle of support.
Ability to work effectively with a team, as well
as possess strong time management skills, and be
able to work independently.
Ability to generate visual intervention tools,
specifically designed for the identified client.
Experience working with persons with Autism and
experience utilizing ABA strategies preferred.
?What CBEM offers our employees:
CBEM invests in our employees in many ways. We
provide the tools and supports needed to all
staff so that they can provide the highest
quality of services to CBEM's clients. In
addition to fostering a positive, learning
and supportive work environment, we also offer:
· Salary: $40-45k
· Company Computer and Cell Phone
· Travel and Mileage Reimbursement
· ** MFT/MSW interns the option to receive
supervision hours toward licensure at no extra
· A comprehensive training program to all new
hires and ongoing professional development.
· Variety of medical plans offered, as well as
comprehensive dental and vision plans.
· Vacation and sick time available.
· 11 paid Holidays
· Retirement 401k plan with company match after
1 year of full-time employment
Through our PEO partner Insperity all full-time
employees receive access to generous health,
dental and visions insurance options as well
as employee assistance programs, basic life
policies and accident insurance. CBEM
employees can receive discounts on their personal
cell phone plans and have access to many
discounts offered by Insperity's
To learn more about our company, our mission and
values, please visit us at www.cbemllc.com.
We hope you understand that we cannot respond to
all applicants who have applied for a position,
but we will make contact with those who meet
the qualifications of this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.