Skills Builder for School Based Services
Company: Klamath Basin Behavioral Health
Location: Klamath Falls
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Summary: The Skills Builder, acting as a member of a
multi-disciplinary school-based treatment team, provides supportive
services which promote the client's abilities to better benefit
from mental health treatment. Skills Builders are assigned to work
with outpatient clients and their families. They teach specific
skills, such as anger management skills, social skills,
self-regulation skills, etc. as identified in the service plan. All
KBBH employees are expected to carry out agency policies and
procedures consistent with federal, state, and local regulations
and accreditation standards. Qualifications/Essential Duties and
- Work closely as a member with other team members and community
- Work with individual clients and their families to address
barriers to child and family, as requested by the child and
- Provide individualized skills-building to client. This may
include self-regulation skills, anger management skills, social
skills, strategies to promote success in school, stress
- Provide adults involved in the child's life (i.e. parents,
guardians, teachers, child care providers, etc.) with training and
education regarding the client's skill development and strategies
for supporting newly acquired skills.
- Assist family in implementing crisis plans as needed.
- Assist the family in identifying respite options as
- May assist clients and families in accessing local or regional
resources (i.e. housing, job opportunities, medications,
prescriptions, food, insurance, etc.).
- May assist with transportation of client or family members as
indicated to support meeting goals identified in treatment plan or
service coordination plan.
- May attend meetings planned by community partners for care
- Must have a valid Oregon driver's license and meet agency
standards for vehicle safety and insurance coverage.
- Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, Child and
Family Team meetings, tratrainingnd any other meetings assigned by
- Maintain professional relationships with clients, family
members, agency co-workers, and community partners.
- Consistently demonstrates professional work habits.
- All paperwork is completed professionally and within the given
- Is consistently attempting to enhance the level of job
knowledge through outside readings, workshops, in-services, and
course work where applicable.
- Upholds all ethical policies to which the agency
- Carries out other tasks assigned by the supervisor.
Productivity: Productivity will be measured through billable
services as follows: Skills Trainers will be responsible for
billing an average of $8,000 per month during the 12-month fiscal
year. Examples of billable services are Group and individual skills
training, and case management services. The above productivity will
take into consideration scheduled vacation or sick/wellness days.
Exceptions to this requirement must be documented in the staff
Employment Letter and approved by the QMHA's supervisor and the
Chief Executive Officer. Education and/or Experience: Must meet
Oregon State (OARS) requirements and MHACBO certification as a
"Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA)," meeting the following
minimum qualifications:(a) Bachelor's degree in a behavioral
science field: or(b) A combination of at least three years relevant
work, education, training or experience. Additionally, one must
demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, understand
mental health assessment, treatment, and service terminology and
apply each of these concepts. Implement skills development
strategies, and identify, implement and coordinate the services and
supports identified in an ISSP. Certificates, Licenses,
Registrations: Valid Oregon driver's license, insurable driving
record. Personal automobile insurance is required if clients are
transported, or any agency business is conducted by the employee
using his/her personal vehicle. Driving is a requirement for this
position. Proof of insurance must be provided to the HR department.
Coverage must remain current. Must meet the requirements to become
MHACBO QMHA Certified. Certification must be maintained for the
length of employment. Locations: Junior High Schools in Klamath
Falls and Klamath County. COVID-19 considerations: Masks and/or
face shield is required and Covid-19 vaccination or qualification
for exemptions. Klamath Basin Behavioral Health celebrates
diversity and is committed to creating inclusive and equal access
to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or
national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability,
sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and
veteran's status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
Our employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and
agency need. PI195879280
Keywords: Klamath Basin Behavioral Health, Medford , Skills Builder for School Based Services, Other , Klamath Falls, Oregon
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