Manager, Therapeutic Integration (Youth Autism Service) 

Position: Therapeutic Integration Program Manager

Department: Youth Autism Services

Reports to: Director, Autism & Behavior Support Services           

Exempt/Non Exempt: Exempt

 

Summary: The Therapeutic Integration (TI) Program Manager will provide supervision to TI Instructors, Activity Specialist, and Program Assistant for the TI Program. The TI Program Manager will ensure individual goals are being met, appropriate service delivered and documentation requirements are completed. The TI Program Manager will also coordinate any special programming requests during school outages (i.e., Spring Break, Summer, and Winter Break).

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee the daily operation of the TI Program.

  2. Provide effective supervision to TI Instructors, TI Activity Specialist, and the Program Assistant.

  3. Supervise Activity Specialist, TI Program Assistant, and TI Instructors, being available for supervision, developing work schedules and coordinate bi-monthly meetings with TI staff.

  4. Attend screening/intake meetings for potential TI participants, in conjunction with Director.

  5. Coordinate transportation for participants requiring League transport from school to TI; also coordinate to ensure all participants have rides home from TI.

  6. Assist in developing and coordinating with the Director, the training for all TI staff, ensuring that they complete and maintain required trainings.

  7. Review all TI Logs for accuracy, completeness, and quality prior to submitting for Master Files.

  8. Maintain accurate Attendance Logs for each operational day, and ensure that attendance, timesheets, and participant Logs are consistent.

  9. Monitor program participants’ billable hours to ensure that adequate services are rendered.

  10. Work with the Director of Autism Services to coordinate any out of school respite request by scheduling staff, completing documentation and providing supervision.

  11. Implement State of Maryland DHMH, MSDE, and League policies.

  12. Work with the Director and Manager of IISS & Respite Services to ensure consistency between the TI and IISS programs.

  13. Complete timely evaluations of all staff supervised.

  14. With the assistance of the Activity Specialist, develop activity schedules & modules of age appropriate therapeutic activities for participants.

  15. Remain abreast of evidence-based strategies and incorporate those into programming to ensure quality, individualized, person-centered activities during TI.

  16. Assist in creating a proactive, safe and culturally competent workplace.

  17. Fully participate in the Youth Autism Services management team, and serve as an active member of the Managers/Directors group.

  18. Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Autism & Community Integration or VP of Workforce & Youth Development.

  19. Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence and Mutual Respect)

  20. Operationalize the mission of The League for People with Disabilities by creating a supportive environment for participants and staff

 

Qualification Requirements:

  • Ability to work with a diverse population.

  • Experience working with individuals with behavior and communication challenges; familiarity with Positive Behavioral Strategies

  • Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license with no more than 3 points on record.

 

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A not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, contributions to which are tax-deductible.

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