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Habilitation Specialists provide support to disabled clients and help them live independently. Essential job duties of a Habilitation Specialist are designing and executing rehabilitation programs, hiring and training staff, conducting client assessments, and creating personalized treatment plans. Skills usually seen on a Habilitation Specialist example resume are conflict resolution, excellent communication and people skills, knowledge of regulatory changes that may affect their programs, and leadership. Most resumes in the field make display of a degree in human services or health administration.

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Habilitation Specialist

  • Applied the positive reinforcement method to direct negative behaviors.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Observed individuals to supply group leaders with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each individual, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
2

Day Habilitation Specialist

  • Assisted individuals with the skills for job readiness.
  • Increased level of independence by providing daily undertakings that promote self-management.
  • Developed relationship to build trust and execute developmental and operational activities.
  • Transported individuals on trips or community inclusion, as well as pick-up and drop offs.
  • Documented progress on daily basis and work on goals designed to meet individual's needs.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
3

Individual Habilitation Specialist (ihs)

  • Worked closely with individuals diagnosed with intellectual disabilities and mental illness in a residential setting.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of personal goals to enhance and maintain the optimum skill level of each individual. Ensured goals contributed to independence, individuality, productivity, and community inclusion.
  • Assessed, evaluated and documented the effectiveness of goals.
  • Developed community trips and recreational activity schedules.
  • Collateral contact with the individuals' families, day programs and community providers to follow up on the effectiveness and progress of goals, behaviors and interactions both at residence and day programs.
  • Provided counseling when needed. Attended semi-annual and annual day habilitation review meetings and staff trainings.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Mental Health Counseling
4

Habilitation Specialist

  • Assisted with day-to-day activities of the Day Program with the MRDD population ensuring quality care
  • Managed various inter-departmental projects and provided compliance related follow up
  • Created and developed instructional material on independent living skills
  • Measured clients progress to projected goals described in treatment plans and care plans
  • Referred clients and family members to specialists and community resources as necessary
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Biology
BA
Sociology
MA
Public Administration
5

Habilitation Specialist Counselor

Developed and provided social living skills, self-help skills, communication, and academics imitations skills to Disabled and Developmental People to promote educational, physical, social development behaviors management, recreation and vocational skills.

  • Supervised and trained staff and overseeing group treatment goals for mental individuals. Designed, implemented, and monitored of behavioral programs using the Positive Approaches paradigm.
  • Administered and interpreted participants' intellectual, motivational, and adaptive living skills. Participated in treatment planned and implementation ensured confidentiality and maintained concerning all Departments relating information. Followed ups on issues relating to service delivery and individual choice. Documented training in the assessment techniques and behavioral support plan development.
  • Provided individual and group counseling in a variety of program types. Followed ups on issues related to service delivery and individual choice. Provided and maintained positive interpersonal relations with students and staff, understanding of meeting the needs of multicultural students.
  • Helped individuals prepare for their transition to the next level. Participated in parent and clinical conference.
  • Assisted during admissions, discharges and/or transfers of individuals. Assisted clinical and administrators team in carrying out treatment procedures including, but not limited to restraining individuals.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Education Counseling
6

Day Habilitation Specialist

  • Assisted special needs individuals' ages 21 and older in the development of their independent skills.
  • Involved the individuals in the community with the aim of increasing their integration skills.
  • Completed daily documentation of goals and outcomes.
  • Monitored the individuals' health and safety.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
Liberal Arts
7

Day Habilitation Specialist (per Diem)

  • Advocated on clients behave for team to develop goals based on identified service needs
  • Assisted clients with implementing individual service plans through supervising daily activities
  • Facilitated and resolved of behavioral issues when it was deemed necessary
  • Assist clients with identifying service needs.
  • Documented daily activities based on interaction with the clients
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Mental Health Counseling
8

Residential Habilitation Specialist

  • Assisted in maintaining an inventory of individual clothing and personal effects on a routine basis in order to ensure that individuals are properly clothed
  • Reported any sign or symptoms of illness or adverse medication reaction to the site supervisor in order to implement an appropriate plan of action
  • Assisted in the resolution of crisis management and reports all incidents, both verbally and in writing to the program supervisor
  • Dispensed prescribed medication to clients as scheduled
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Early Childhood Education
9

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist

IDD Waiver experienced professional/ creating and implementing programs for clients/ billing for Therapeutic Consultant and Behavior Support Professional services/ managing a client caseload of 20

  • Completion of the Positive Behavior Support Curriculum through the West Virginia University Center of Excellence in Disabilities
  • Manager for the [company name]'s Day Habilitation Program overseeing staff/ scheduling and training for all Person Centered Support Staff
  • Liaison Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist for the Division of Rehabilitation Services through the [company name]
  • (ILS) Independent Living Specialist Certified through Daniel Memorial
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Therapeutic Recreation
MA
Administration And Supervision
10

Habilitation Specialist

  • Taught individuals with developmental disabilities life and career skills
  • Wrote plans comprised of goals and services that are implemented at the day program
  • Assisted clients with daily routines such a toileting, feeding, and administering medication
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Human Services Counseling
Culinary Arts

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