Arizona's Children Association
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Neurosequential Model Therapeutics Implementation Specialist
at Arizona's Children Association
NMT Implementation Specialist
Our Phoenix team is looking for a NMT implementation specialist to provide neurosequential support and training to internal and external clients, families, and providers. The NMT implementation specialist will help to address neurological disorganization using brain boosting techniques, that are in line with the neurosequential model of therapeutics core concepts and will assist clients and families in the follow-through of NMT metric data and recommendations. We are seeking someone who is dedicated to neurobiology and traumatology, and is able to work collaboratively and efficiently with clients, families, and providers and with other team members to help in the progression of the NMT approach across environments.
- Addresses neurological disorganization and works with clients, providers, and caregivers to implement the NMT techniques.
- Adheres to NMT metric data and recommendations and develops/implements alternative successful and engaging brain boosting techniques, which are congruent with NMT concepts, for external clients, families, and providers.
- Maintains timely progress notes that reflect movement towards NMT metric goals.
- Ensures completion of clinical outcomes to ensure client progress and improvement over time.
- Works collaboratively with the NMT Assessor and Statewide Program Director to enhance effectiveness of program and metric reassessments.
- Links families to community resources.
- Performs other duties as assigned which are consistent with the general responsibilities of the position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrates advanced knowledge of neuro and human development and family life cycle in children and families.
- Demonstrates knowledge of how trauma and relational health impact brain development.
- Demonstrates advanced knowledge of the cultural situations involved with the child and family.
- Knowledge of and skill in family therapy and child management techniques from a systems perspective.
- Knowledge of community, social, educational, and recreational resources.
- Must be able to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
- Ability to interact well with various levels of staff within AZCA and with external providers.
- Must be able to participate effectively as a team member, multi-task and prioritize tasks.
- Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, including excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
- Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field; Masters in Counseling or Social work preferred, from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum 3 years of experience working in the behavioral health field with children.
- Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
- Must be computer literate with knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
- Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies.
AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer.