Hampton Roads

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01. ABA Behavior Technician

Compass is a community-focused multi-disciplinary counseling agency providing clinical services to children, adolescents and adults in the Hampton Roads area. We are currently seeking individuals who have a passion for working with children with special needs in our Connections ABA program.

Compass provides services in all seven cities of Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, Hampton, and Suffolk).

Benefits:

Compass provides competitive wages and a variety of benefits including:

  • Company issued iPad to support field work and documentation
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Cell phone subsidy
  • Reimbursement for therapeutic supplies and resources
  • Health, Dental, 401K, Life Insurance, and Long term Disability insurance for Full-Time employees
  • Paid Time Off for Full-Time employees
  • Professional Growth and Promotion opportunities
  • Enriching and supportive environment for all employees
  • Free clinical supervision towards BCBA or BCaBA certification available for eligible Full-Time employees
  • Free Residency supervision for full-time LPC and LCSW Residents

As a professional in our program, you will:

  • Provide home-based ABA services to individuals diagnosed with Autism and/ or related developmental disabilities under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Work directly with families to support them in learning interventions and improving client behaviors
  • Collaborate with other professionals from various agencies in the community including: social services, schools, community service boards, physicians, etc.
  • Work one-on-one with clients and families in their homes and in the community to support them in learning functional communication skills, play skills, self-help skills, and safety skills.
  • Utilize interventions specifically designed for each child, record daily progress, maintain client records, and collect data on clients’ goals/ objectives.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant field such as psychology, child development, communication disorders, behavior analysis, special education, or other human services fields is highly preferred
  • A minimum of 1 year of direct experience working with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delays is required.
  • Candidates must be available to work with clients and their families during after-school and evening hours.
  • Candidates must be punctual, responsible, patient, friendly and motivated.
  • Candidates must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.

02. Behavior Clinician (QMHP-C/Trainee)

If you want to engage in meaningful work that brings enrichment to the lives of our clients and our community, then join our team!

The Spectrum Solutions program at Compass Youth and Family is a multi-disciplinary team that provides excellent training, supervision, experience and support to bolster your career.

We are currently seeking motivated professionals with interest in working with children and adolescents with High Functioning Autism. Clinicians will receive specialized training focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavioral Therapy, and Family Systems interventions. LPC/ LCSW Residency supervision is available for qualified candidates.

Compass provides services in all seven cities of Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, Hampton, and Suffolk.

Benefits

Compass provides competitive wages and a variety of benefits including:

  • Company issued iPad to support field work and documentation
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Cell phone subsidy
  • Reimbursement for therapeutic supplies and resources
  • Health, Dental, 401K, Life Insurance, and Long term Disability insurance for Full-Time employees
  • Paid Time Off for Full-Time employees
  • Professional Growth and Promotion opportunities
  • Free Residency supervision for full-time LPC and LCSW Residents
  • Enriching and supportive environment for all employees

As a professional in our program, you will:

  • Provide 1:1 home-based behavior therapy services for youth under the age of 18 with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other dual diagnoses
  • Provide family support and guidance through a variety of therapeutic methods
  • Collaborate with other professionals from various agencies in the community including: social services, schools, community service boards, physicians, etc.
  • Document each session through clinical notes
  • Develop treatment planning and case conceptualization skills

Qualifications and Skills

  • Candidates must meet criteria to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional — Child (QMHP-C) or QMHP-trainee*
  • Qualified candidates may join our Residency program, which provides free, on-site individual and group supervision toward LPC/ LCSW licensure.
  • Candidates must be available to work with clients and their families during after-school and evening hours.
  • Candidates must be punctual, responsible, patient, friendly and motivated.
  • Candidates must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.

 

*Candidates for this position must meet criteria to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional — Child (QMHP-C/ QMHP-Trainee) with the Virginia Board of Counseling: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in human services or a related field (e.g. counseling, psychology, social work) and at least 1500 hours of documented clinical experience with children or adolescents who have a DSM diagnosis. 

Registration must be completed with the Virginia Board of Counseling. Applications must be completed online at: www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling_forms.htm

03. Intensive In-Home Clinician (QMHP-C)

We are seeking motivated professionals for Full Time Intensive In-Home Clinician positions. This program is designed to stabilize, strengthen, and support at-risk children and families through community-based counseling, collaboration, and skill building. The Intensive In-Home program provides excellent training, supervision, experience and support to bolster your career. Compass offers Full Time benefits and reimbursements.

Free Residency Supervision for full time clinicians seeking Residency in Counseling and Residency in Social Work in our Intensive In-Home program. The Residency program provides free, on-site individual and group supervision toward LPC and LCSW licensure. Residency Supervisors are available to provide guidance with initial submission and documentation.

Candidates for the Intensive In-Home clinician position must meet criteria to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional — Child (QMHP-C). A bachelor’s or master’s degree in human services or a related field (e.g. counseling, psychology, social work) and at least 1500 hours of documented clinical experience with children or adolescents who have a DSM diagnosis is required for the QMHP-C designation.

This position requires registration with the Board of Counseling as a QMHP-Child. Candidates who have already completed the registration process are preferred.

At a minimum, candidates should initiate the registration process prior to interviewing with Compass. Registration applications must be completed online at www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling_forms.htm

04. Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA/ LBA)

Compass is seeking BCBAs/Licensed Behavior Analysts (LBA) who want to join our multi-disciplinary team. Compass is a community-focused agency providing clinical home-based ABA services and family support to children, adolescents and young adults with special needs and developmental challenges. We have assembled a team of Behavior Analysts, mental health professionals, and behavior technicians who have the education, experience, and tools to support families in addressing many of life’s most difficult challenges.

If you value authenticity and want to engage in work that brings enrichment in our lives, the lives of our clients, and our community, then this position is for you. Compass is a mature and healthy organization that is known for its commitment to excellence, personal and professional growth, and a supportive work environment.

Compass serves throughout all seven cities in the Hampton Roads area- Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Portsmouth & Suffolk.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Company issued iPad to support field work and documentation
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Full-time benefits package (Health, Dental, 401K, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability)
  • Travel compensation
  • Support for clinicians and supervisors with resource allowances to enrich direct services and appropriately assessing our clients’ needs and skills.
  • Support with meeting continuing education goals and maintaining licensure
  • Cell phone subsidy
  • Paid Time Off
  • Supportive environment to develop leadership skills

Our Services:

The Connections ABA program provides services for clients ages 2-21 years old, diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delays. Our clients typically present with treatment needs in the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Safety skills
  • Interfering behaviors
  • Activities of daily living
  • Family support needs

We provide home-based ABA services to our clients and their families utilizing evidence-based behavioral interventions.

Responsibilities and Duties

Licensed Behavior Analysts have regular contact with our clients and their families and caseloads are employee driven to ensure quality services. This position includes both home-based and office-based work. LBAs have an office work environment to facilitate supervision with assigned clinicians, provide trainings, and to create client resources. LBAs create, revise and drive treatment plans according to data collected in sessions, observations, collaboration with clinicians and families.

Candidates who are not yet ready to supervise but wish to gain valuable experience and mentorship are also encouraged to apply!

Qualifications and Skills

  • All candidates for this position must be Board Certified Behavior Analysts and have, or are eligible for, licensure as a Licensed Behavior Analyst in Virginia.
  • Candidates must have at least one year of direct experience as well as a passion for working with special needs children and their families.
  • Candidates must exhibit excellent leadership qualities and demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ideal candidates should have supervisory experience.

05. Mental Health Skill-building Clinician (QMHP-A)

We are seeking motivated professionals for our Mental Health Skill-building Program. This program is designed to be goal-directed training to enable adult clients with mental illness achieve and maintain independence and community stability.

This is a community-based position and involves training that is focused on the following areas with clients:

  • Functional skills and appropriate behavior related to the individual’s health & safety
  • Activities of daily living
  • Use of community resources
  • Assistance with medication management
  • Monitoring health, nutrition, and physical condition

Compass provides services in all seven cities of Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, Hampton, and Suffolk).

Candidates for this position must meet criteria to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional- Adult (QMHP-A). A bachelor’s or master’s degree in human services or a related field (e.g. counseling, psychology, social work) and at least 1500 hours of documented clinical experience with adults who have a DSM diagnosis is required for QMHP-A registration.

This position requires registration with the Board of Counseling as a QMHP-Adult. Candidates who have already completed the registration process are preferred.

At a minimum, candidates should initiate the registration process prior to interviewing with Compass. Registration applications must be completed online at www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling_forms.htm