Have you found success in direct care and want to share your
knowledge with others? Are you interested in modeling effective
interventions with children and families to help staff grow and
develop? Are you excited about providing feedback and training to
groups of child development specialists, so they can support the
children and families in their care? Grow your leadership skills with
our Eagle House psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF).
ABOUT EAGLE HOUSE
Eagle House provides residential behavioral health treatment for
children ages 6-12 who are transitioning from psychiatric
hospitalization. Serving as a “step-down,” Eagle House helps prepare
them for community-based treatment and a family or foster care setting.
Residents attend school onsite and receive intensive clinical support
services, including ongoing nursing and psychiatry, family, group and
individual therapy, and case management.
Professional staff at Eagle House use an active
engagement/coaching/trauma-informed model of care to build
relationships with the youth in order to stabilize them, help them
improve overall functioning, and build the skills necessary to
transition into a family successfully and permanently.
The Residential Supervisor is a key member of the program team. The
Supervisor’s primary responsibility involves providing guidance,
leadership, and support to the Child Development Staff in their
efforts to maintain a healthy, therapeutic, and safe environment for
the program’s children and staff. Residential Supervisor is selected
based on formal training, real-world experience working with special
needs children, cultural competency, and demonstrated leadership,
facilitation, and administrative skills.
The Residential Supervisor, working in conjunction with the Program
Director, is responsible for implementing program policies in the
treatment milieu, contributing to program innovation, and facilitating
interactions between Child Development Staff and Clinicians, other
professionals, and parents. Through role modeling and feedback, the
Supervisor is responsible for helping the Child Development Staff
cultivate nurturing relationships and conduct various therapeutic and
socio-recreational activities in guiding children and helping them
learn the competencies needed to lead responsible and fulfilling
lives. With proper attention being paid to individual needs and
differences, the Residential Supervisor promotes growth and
development in both children and staff members.
The Supervisor demonstrates professional competency with proper
utilization of supervision and consultation with other professionals,
and provides guidance, support, and leadership to the Child
Development Staff as they carry out their duties. Administratively,
the Supervisor is responsible for the continued effective functioning
of the treatment milieu and its related activities.
Responsible for assisting with administrative aspects of running the
program, including but not limited to:
- Ensuring therapeutic care and safety of clients in the milieu:
Assisting with client crises; Securing the safety of children in all
situations; Engaging in problem solving and crisis management as
need arises; Coaching and modeling appropriate therapeutic
interventions for staff; Working with children and program staff by
co-leading milieu activities and co-facilitating groups; Ensuring
high quality therapeutic programming and activities; Plan discharge
and birthday parties for clients; Assisting clinical staff with the
implementation of the treatment plan in the milieu; Maintaining good
communication with DCF and families, etc.
- Management of specific budget items (activities, program supplies)
- Monitoring program risk areas(vans, restraints, etc)
- Learning, adhering to, and implementing agency and department
policies and procedures.
- Requests and maintain accounts for house money, activity allowance
- Designs and implements staffing schedules in conjunction with the
Program Assistant Director that comply with current licensure
staffing pattern requirements
- Assures room checks are conducted, clients’ personal property is
inventoried and documented at admission
- Ensuring adequate program coverage at all times.
- Providing biweekly 24 hour per day, seven day per week on-call accessibility.
- Oversight of all aspects of CDS staff performance management:
Hiring, Training, Staff supervision, Monitoring staff performance
and ensuring corrective action if needed;.
- Contributing to improvements in programming and resolution of problems.
- Ensure that staff are current with all agency trainings and certifications
- Work collaboratively and respectfully with teachers, clinicians,
nurses, and other professionals.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development,
Social Work or Psychology or related field.
- Must have a clean and valid driver’s license and three (3)
consecutive years of driving experience. Must have the ability to
obtain a Public Service License, Medication Administration
Certified, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Certification, American
Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certified.
- One to two years supervisory experience in a child welfare / human
services position or related field.
- Knowledge of Child Welfare System, basic child development, and
issues related to the effects of abuse and neglect; Ability to
work effectively with diverse populations, to communicate with
children in a supportive, sympathetic, nurturing manner, to
implement behavior management strategies, to be action-oriented in
achieving program goals and solving problems, to maintain
rationality and professional posture in difficult and stressful
situations; Skills in oral and written expression and excellent
- Ability to be a good team player and leader, to demonstrate
flexibility in approach to job and others, to be insightful,
self-reflecting, and aware of impact on others, to be patient and
empathic, to show good judgment in pressured situations.
- Familiarity, sensitivity, and/or experience working with diverse populations.
- Physically able to perform the essential functions of the
position, with or without reasonable accommodations. These
essential functions include, but are not limited to, the abilities
About The Program
About Eagle House
Eagle House provides residential behavioral health treatment for children ages 6-12 who are transitioning from psychiatric hospitalization. Serving as a “step-down,” Eagle House helps prepare them for community-based treatment and a family or foster care setting.
Residents attend school onsite and receive intensive clinical support services, including ongoing nursing and psychiatry, family, group and individual therapy, and case management.
Professional staff at Eagle House use an active engagement/coaching/trauma-informed model of care to build relationships with the youth in order to stabilize them, help them improve overall functioning, and build the skills necessary to transition into a family successfully and permanently.
About The Village
The Village was one of the first agencies in the country to provide homes for neglected children. Today, we continue to achieve our mission "to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children" by providing a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development, substance abuse treatment, and support services for children, families and adults in the Greater Hartford region.Our staff are energetic, enthusiastic, mission-driven and open to learning. If you’d like to grow your career in a diverse and supportive environment rich with learning opportunities, join us!
The Village offers a comprehensive flexible benefits package designed to aid in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents, including:
- Medical and Prescription Coverage
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with employer contribution of up to $1,000 per year
- Dental and Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Annual on-site flu clinics
- Employer paid Life and AD&D Insurance
- Employer paid Dependent Life Insurance
- Employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Employer Paid Business Travel Insurance
- 403(b) Plan with Employer Contribution and Match
Advancement in your Career
- Annual Professional License Reimbursement
- Clinical Supervision toward Licensure
- Continuing Education Units (CEU’s)
- Student Loan Forgiveness Program – National Health Service Corp (NHSC)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Employer paid and confidential counseling services
- Paid Holidays
- Paid time off; including 15 days of vacation, 12 days of sick and bereavement leave