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Behavioral Health Aide - School Based

Company: Family & Children's Services
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

$17.50/hr, plus full benefit package and generous PTO!
Utilizing the best practices model as communicated by the State of Oklahoma, the Behavioral Health Aide will work with the child/adolescent in their home, school and community, incorporating and focusing on their strengths as well as the child's age and cultural heritage. The BHA will provide behavioral management support for the child/adolescent and his/her family in various settings.
--- High School diploma or equivalent.
--- Current driver's license and reliable transportation
---60 hours or equivalent of college credit, or may substitute one year of relevant employment and/or responsibility in care of children with complex emotional needs for one year of college experience, for up to two years of college experience.
---Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with peers, clients and the public.
---Ability to effectively interact with staff, clients and administration and the community both in person and on the telephone.
---Personality and presentation of oneself demonstrating the ability to work with various agency systems while maintaining objectivity and cooperative attitude.
---Exhibit ability to effectively organize and plan field-work schedule to best service and maximize the needs of clients, i.e. arranging home based meetings, agency meetings, and care coordinator meetings.
---Must be able to climb stairs and access non-(handicap) accessible equipped residences/facilities.
CCBHC Model of Care
Family & Children's Services works to heal hurting and abused children, strengthen families, and provide hope and a path to recovery for those battling mental illness and addiction. You will be working in an innovative and dynamic environment using a new transformative model of care Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). This model is characterized by innovative, team-based approach and whole person care for adults and children with a range of complex mental health and substance use challenges.
Utilizing multi-disciplinary teams, staff work collaboratively to provide a coordinated effort to enhance client recovery. Robust CCBHC services often result in better client outcomes and quality of care due to:

  • Increased access to care and crisis services
  • Expanded traditional community mental health and substance use services.
  • Added Care Coordination and physical health screening for mental health clients
  • Greater access to Social Services for clients' economic and social needs
  • Increased specialized services for veterans, those most in need, and those impacted by the opioid crisis.
    Drug Free Workplace Policy
    This job is classified as a "safety-sensitive" position as defined by the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act. Possession of a medical marijuana license will not exclude any applicant; however, all employees are subject to the Family & Children's Services Drug Free Workplace Policy.
    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Family & Children's Services, Tulsa , Behavioral Health Aide - School Based, Healthcare , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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