Habilitation Therapist

State of Tennessee

Arlington, TN

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Position Description / Responsibilities

Summary: Under general supervision, performs vocational habilitation therapy work of average difficulty or supervisory work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.
 
Distinguishing Features: This is the working level class in the Habilitation Therapy sub-series. An employee in this class works at a developmental center providing vocational habilitation training, therapy and supervision for intellectually and developmentally disabled clients, or supervises direct care staff in a community home setting. This class differs from Habilitation Therapy Technician in that an incumbent of the latter is not responsible for professional level therapeutic goal planning and evaluation or for supervising staff. This class differs from Habilitation Therapist Supv in that an incumbent of the latter supervises professional-level staff.   


Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in education, industrial arts, nursing, a social or behavioral science, or a mental health or human services field.
 
Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying full-time experience in teaching, business sales and marketing, or providing services for handicapped persons may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of four years.


Application Instructions

Apply Here:  TN.gov/Careers

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