SUMMARY: Ensures individuals with Developmental and Intellectual disabilities receive continuous active treatment in accordance with Individual Support Plans (ISPs). Provide counseling, case management, and structured behavior programming to people with disabilities receiving Residential Services. Responsible for the implementation of rules and regulations as required by licensing entities.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: An equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in general or special education, Psychology, Sociology or a related human services field.
One year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis Principles.
Valid, current driver’s license may be required;
Knowledge of specific job-related systems (i.e., BALC, BQM, IDPH, & IDHS rules and regulations);
Successful completion of First Aid/CPR certification may be required;
Completion of QIDP training certification;
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
About El Valor
El Valor was founded in 1973 by the late Guadalupe Reyes, a visionary leader and mother who dreamed of a community in which all members, including her son with special needs, could live, learn and work. From its roots in the Hispanic community, El Valor has grown into a nationally recognized multicultural, multipurpose organization with a mission that reaches millions through its International Public Awareness Campaign.
El Valor has three Children & Family Centers, a Technology Center, a Vocational Development Center and five Community Residence Homes for adults with disabilities. Programs work with families throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. El Valor has a budget of over $15 million. Over 300 staff members and hundreds of volunteers help provide services to children, people with disabilities and their families.