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THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF

 

WRAPAROUND PROGRAM

 

POSITION: THERAPEUTIC MENTOR (PART-TIME)

 

DEFINITION:

 

The Therapeutic Mentor works in the community support

Wraparound Program within the statewide Children’s Behavioral

Health Initiative. The Therapeutic Mentor is responsible for

engaging youth (under age 21) in activities in the community.

Therapeutic Mentor’s engage, support and coach youth on a

variety of Individual Care Plan activities such as: Role playing,

behavioral rehearsal, skill acquisition in the community, practicing

social, recreational or life skills.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Must be 21 years of age or older.

Must have lived knowledge/experience of Deaf culture,

language, CODA issues and the Deaf community.

Must be fluent in ASL.

AA or BA degree preferred but not required. HS diploma

required.

Must have one-year experience working with target population.

 

SUPERVISOR:

 

Wraparound Program Director

 

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Works with youth on activities in the community to address goals on a youth’s existing

outpatient, In-Home Therapy treatment plan, or on an existing Individual Care Plan for youth

in Intensive Care Coordination.

Activities involved, but not limited to: Teaching of alternative strategies, Role Playing,

Behavioral Rehearsal, Skill acquisition in the community, Practicing skills, Developing

communication skills all in social, recreational, athletic activities. Coaches, trains and links

youth to appropriate services in the community.

Be cultural and linguistically competent for our service population. (Deaf community.)

Maintain all paper work in accordance with agency specifications.

Works collaboratively with the Outpatient therapist, In-Home Therapy or Intensive Care

Coordination teams.

Attends all required trainings and team meetings as defined by the agency.

 

Each application will be carefully reviewed, and those candidates who are most qualified

 

will be invited for an interview. The Learning Center for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity

 

Employer.