Behavioral Technician

North Carolina, United States
21 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Child & Fam Mental Health & Dev Neuro

Job Description

Occupational Summary 

Provide consultation and technical support to families of patients receiving services within the Duke University Department of Psychiatry, specifically Child and Family Mental Health, regarding coordination of care across the School of Medicine (SOM) as well as available community resources.

Work Performed 

Serve as a consultant and patient navigator to parents/caregivers of children and adolescents with behavioral issues via telephone and in clinic. Guide parents in navigating and coordinating clinical and educational services within the Duke University System and broader community. Assist parents with reaching their self-identified goals. Encourage parents to contact the appropriate medical and educational professionals when they have a concern. Schedule time and place for family activities and conduct follow-up phone calls to program families. Compile and keep records of information concerning services rendered to families.

Maintain regular contact with the Parent Coach Program Staff/Coordinator and attend biweekly supervisory meetings at Duke. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

High level of knowledge regarding the resources available in the community for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families. Excellent communication skills Mature, ethical, and conscientious.

Requisition Number 401458699

Location Durham



Job Family Level 07

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to ahigh school education.


Experience with providing guidance and assistance to families ofindividuals with behavioral issues.

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