Develops cognitive remediation programs and provides direct, consultative, and supportive cognitive remediation treatment and services to persons served and staff members to enhance the individual potential for learning and to meet the specific rehabilitation needs of persons served. Provides leadership and supervision to staff and manages program site in the absence of program management.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education, or a related field required. Prior experience working with neurologically-impaired individuals preferred. Must meet the certification criteria as defined by the Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation and receive ACBIS certification within 1 year of hire.
Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood required. Knowledge of the administration, indications and contra-indications of various cognitive remediation techniques and the ability to instruct individuals in the proper use of facilities and equipment required.
Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required with a strong desire to work with individuals with developmental disabilities. Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team required. Ability to implement crisis intervention techniques required. Attainment of CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification within first 90 days of employment required. Valid driver’s license required in incumbent’s legal name and current address with no provisional restrictions. Minimum 18 years of age required.
An incumbent in this position who has graduated from an accredited college with a Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology, Social Work, Recreation, Art, Dance, Music, Physical Education, Nutrition, Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology or related Human Services field of study AND possesses at least one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or brain injuries may function as a Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP).
Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.