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Cognitive Skills Specialist Job in Marietta, Ohio US

Cognitive Skills Specialist

Oriana House - Marietta, OH

Posted: 2/14/2020 - Expires: 4/10/2020

Job ID: 215900610

Job Description

Cognitive Skills Specialists

Oriana House is looking for a detailed individual who can evaluate the clients' overall progress and goal achievement in our program and communicate the status to clients on a regular basis. If you think this position is a good fit, apply today!

STATUS: Full Time, Hourly

LOCATION: Marietta, Ohio

PAY RATE: $15.50

Responsible for the direct implementation of cognitive behavioral programming for clients.

Essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts cognitive skills programming as scheduled.
  • Adheres to program integrity of curriculum being taught.
  • Reviews all available information about clients and their program requirements.
  • Initiates/completes required statistical reports in an accurate manner and submits them to supervisor.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate, organized, and updated individual files and records individual progress notes and outside correspondence according to Agency specifications.
  • Provides clients with education about the cognitive errors that support a criminal lifestyle.
  • Educates and assists clients in utilizing cognitive behavioral techniques to counter act the use of destructive thinking patterns in accordance with cognitive behavioral strategies.
  • Coordinates services with Caseworkers, other staff, and other agencies in the community and maintains accurate documentation of same.
  • Assists Cognitive Behavioral Administrator and Cognitive Behavioral Coordinator with orienting and/or training new Cognitive Skills Specialists in job duties.
  • Educates/trains current employees (formal and documented training) within the Agency about pertinent cognitive skills information, etc.
  • Ensures clients have schedules and are notified to attend their programming or informs the appropriate staff of missing client schedules.

Full Time Benefits Package includes:

  • Medical Insurance and Prescription Card
  • Paid Hospital Days
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 10 Vacation Days per year
  • 10 Personal-Sick Days per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Wellness Program and Incentives, including FitThumb Wellness App.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science or related field required. 
  • Working knowledge of Cognitive Theory and Social Learning Theory preferred. 
  • Prior experience in corrections or related field preferred. 
  • Must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and a driving record that does not preclude the employee from being covered by Agency liability insurance. 
  • Must have the ability to effectively work with Agency employees, outside contacts, and a diverse client population.

Outside Applicants can:

  1. E-mail a resume to OR
  2. Fax a resume to: (330) 996-2233

Oriana House Recruiters may reach out to applicants via text messaging.

Oriana House Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (including veterans, disabled, and other protected categories) and a Drug-free Workplace



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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
$15.00 - $16.00 /hour 
Full Benefits
Licenses / Certifications:
Ohio Driver's License
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