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BEHAVIORAL RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

(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.

Education/Experience:

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.

Schedule: 

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

05.2011