Social Skills Coordinator
Company: College Internship Program Inc
Posted on: September 12, 2022
Comprehensive Benefits Package
- Healthcare insurance
- Dental and Vision
- Life Insurance
- Short-term/Long-term Disability
- 401(k) Retirement Plan (company match vests immediately)
- Paid time off (15 vacation; 3 personal days per year; plus paid
- 12 Observed Holidays
- Fitness/Wellness Reimbursement
- Tuition Reimbursement
About CIPWe're the College Internship Program (CIP), and we've been
helping young adults on the autism spectrum and with learning
differences find success in college, employment, and independent
living in our centers across the US since 1984.
The Work ExperienceOur students are amazing and the gratification
that goes with partnering with them to achieve their goals is the
reward of a lifetime. CIP's programs are specially designed to help
young adults make a successful transition from late adolescence to
independence. Our vision is to challenge the norms of what people
with learning differences can achieve.
The Social Skills Coordinator instills inspiration, fosters
confidence, and supports students toward building valuable and
To assist students in developing effective social communication
To encourage student access to, exploration of, and engagement in
To develop student competency in navigating and developing
Instructs social skills curriculum in individual and group
sessions, including aspects of social communication, awareness,
behavior, and confidence.
Supports instruction in program areas of Reframing, PEERS, and
Develops relationships with local colleges for the purposes of
recruiting a pool of college interns to interact with CIP students
as social mentors.
Assesses student social skills strengths and challenges and assists
in student goal setting.
Supervises and trains Social Skills department staff and performs
regular one-on-ones and evaluations.
Collaborates on social thinking projects across departments to
ensure Social Thinking is an integral part of the student's
Produces individual social thinking session notes, monthly group
notes, and progress reports.
Develops and plans weekend activities in collaboration with life
skills for all students to participate in to practice social
Leads and oversees the Student Council.
Participates in department head and team review meetings and
contributes to the overall student's program plan.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Education / Experience
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Psychology,
Social Work, Education, or a related field, Master's preferred
2+ years of related experience or training
Preferred Education / Experience
Advanced education or training in educational approaches, methods,
and supports for persons with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or
other learning differences
Experience in the field of autism and/or learning disabilities
Minimal travel outside of the local area
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