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BEHAVIOR MGMT. SUPERVISOR in Woodridge, IL at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/14/2022

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    Woodridge, IL
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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.

An exciting job opportunity for a Behavior Management Supervisor at Woodridge Interventions has just become available in Woodridge, Illinois area.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.



The position supervises and coordinates activities of the program/facility. The position supervises specific staff members of the program/facility by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises and confirms that intake, student, and family treatment, assessment, and intervention needs are completed within contractual and licensing guidelines.
  • Supervises and confirms that all aspects of the program/facility operates in accordance with terms of contractual and licensing guidelines to ensure regulatory compliance.
  •  Participates with and supervises students in daily programmatic activities
  • Oversee individual treatment planning process and provide assistance as needed.
  • Reviews case records to insure both progress notes and service logs are documented.
  • Develops and maintains a current list of resources that includes self-help/support groups to ensure comprehensive services are provided to students and their families.
  • Communicates with outside referral agency either verbally or in writing on a continuous basis.
  • Develop and coordinate specialized programmatic activities for the specific program/facility to assist with addressing student needs.
  • Act as a liaison between the supervisory staff and program/facility management.
  • Coordinates clinical staff meetings and manages the development of clinical services.
  • Evaluates the training needs of the staff.
  • Develops treatment plans and treatment plan updates.
  • Participates in treatment team conferences for the discussion of behavior, diagnosis, progress, and aftercare of students.
  • Responsible for managing shift and the shift planning processes for designated shifts.
  • Supervises, assists with hiring, and evaluates staff performance, develops measurable objectives for necessary improvements and implements appropriate corrective action to staff adhering to human resources policies and utilizing Human Resources when necessary.
  • Attends staff meetings and conferences.
  • Supports the Cornell Abraxas’ philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Job Requirements



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • MA/MS in related field and minimum one year related experience in the juvenile field; BA/BS degree in related field and minimum two years related experience in the juvenile field.   

Language Skills                                            

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, students, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills                                                  

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability                                                      

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.                                                                       

Computer Skills         

  • Word processing, email, and spreadsheets                                                     

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Other Skills and Abilities


Other Qualifications

  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34 clearances, specific State and child clearances and if necessary FBI)
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam
  • Valid driver's license  
  • Valid insured registered vehicle