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(Franciscan Hospital positions)

Behavioral Residential Counselor

Kennedy Hope Academy
at Franciscan Hospital for Children
30 Warren Street, Brighton, MA

Position Overview:

Behavioral Residential Counselor provides a home/school like environment for each resident to support and encourage individual growth, a sense of community and independent living skills. Responsible for teaching students functional living skills, socialization skills, recreational, leisure skills and functional communication skills, utilizing a strict ABA approach. Populations served are intensely physically challenging. The teaching position requires that staff be aware that students who are served may exhibit life threatening aggressive and/or self-injurious behavior. Students served may have had multiple treatment failures prior to this placement.


Bachelor's Degree highly preferred in Special Education or Psychology. Requires some experience with aggressive behaviors and or ABA experience.   Prior experience working with children and adolescents with behavioral conditions utilizing a behavioral based teaching is preferred, ABA experience highly desirable.


Must be able to work a varied schedule to include days, evenings, and weekends with rotating holidays.

To Apply:

Contact: Rui Carreiro, Program Director
Email - rcarreiro@fhfc.org or call - 617-779-1629

Franciscan Hospital for Children