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  • Bilingual Nursing/ Social Service Care Coordinator- Chicago, IL (Remote)

    *Location*: Chicago, IL USA Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. UIC is among the nation's preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. Recent Best Colleges rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago. *About the University of Illinois Chicago* *Chicago, IL- Bilingual Care Coordinator (Nursing Consultant)* _*For consideration, you must submit application materials by 4/14/23 directly through the UIC job board located at:*_ UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university.
    $52k-62k yearly60d+ ago
  • Substance Abuse Counselor

    ARS Treatment Centers specialize in outpatient treatment for those suffering from opioid use disorder.
    $43k-64k yearly est.17d ago
  • Behavioral Health Revenue Specialist

    Under the direction of the Billing Supervisor and Manager, this position is responsible for the accurate billing and collecting of Behavioral Health claims to maximize reimbursement. Prefer experience with Behavioral Health collections. #CLSTF Location: Valleywise Health System Patient Financial Services Must have current knowledge of AHCCCS Behavioral Health and CMS rules and regulations.
    $17.5-25.9 hourly60d+ ago
  • Behavioral Therapist - Remote

    Fully Remote Licensed Therapist / Counselor opportunities for part-time or full time. (Remote, Social Worker, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling, Telehealth Counseling, Behavioral Health, Psychotherapist, Virtual Mental Health Therapist, Remote LCSW, LPC, Social Worker, Telehealth Therapist, Counselor, LMHC, LCSW, Virtual LMFT, LICSW, LPC, LMHP, LIMHP, LPCC, LMSW, LISW, Psychologist, Counselor, Psychotherapist, Remote, Telehealth, Virtual, Remote, Telehealth) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LMFT
    $31k-47k yearly est.12d ago
  • Behavioral Health Navigator/EAP Therapy Specialist

    We at Pine Rest believe in the power of healing and that everyone in our community has the right to expert care for mental health and substance use disorders. As a Behavioral Health Navigator/EAP Therapy Specialist at Pine Rest, you'll be part of tight-knit team that believes in the healing power of your expertise and compassion. Completes written documentation with the client; obtaining appropriate signatures as required by collaborating organizations external to Pine Rest. * Provide pre-admission screening or pre-authorization of behavioral health admissions for clients located within collaborating organizations external to Pine Rest.
    $36k-56k yearly est.1d ago
  • Behavior Supervisor | Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

    Raising the mark of excellence in ABA treatment and autism care since 2004, Behavior Frontiers supports children and their families every day.
    $61k-84k yearly est.1d ago
  • LMFT Resident in Counseling

    Masters Level Residents at Thriveworks receive supervision from some of the top Licensed Mental Health Professionals in the country. A career at Thriveworks isn't just about finding a job that pays the bills. Thriveworks is a clinician-founded national private practice group with locations in 48 states. Thriveworks Counseling is seeking individuals pursuing Virginia State Licensure as a LMFT in Reston, Virginia. Our recruiters and other team members will only email you from an "" email address. Who we are - about Thriveworks: Thriveworks is dedicated to helping and empowering clinicians to succeed, so they can focus on client care. Thriveworks is a clinician-owned National outpatient mental health private practice group
    $71.2k yearly15d ago
  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)

    Our highly qualified and personally dedicated BCBAs/LBAs (Board Certified Behavior Analysts/Licensed Behavior Analysts) combine their extensive knowledge and experience with our innovative treatment techniques to improve clients' social, behavioral, and adaptive skills. Proud Moments ABA currently serves families across New York, New Jersey, Nevada, Virginia and the Washington DC/Maryland area. The nation's fastest growing behavioral health organization, Proud Moments ABA provides the gold standard of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services for children on the autism spectrum from birth to age 21. Overview Grow your career with the industry leader in behavioral health - Proud Moments ABA. To support our rapid growth and commitment to quality care, Proud Moments ABA actively seeks exceptional Board Certified Behavior Analysts to join our team, developing and overseeing treatment plans for clients and providing direct supervision to our Behavior Therapists on a full or part-time basis. Proud Moments BCBAs deliver individually tailored treatment plans with compassion in homes, schools, and our conveniently located centers.
    $63k-81k yearly est.4d ago
  • Behavioral Health Professional

    The Behavioral Health Professional performs risk assessment of inmates; coordination of care with interdisciplinary team including medical staff, community providers, psychiatric hospitals and corrections; and discharge planning. The Behavioral Health Professional co-leads group therapy, one on one therapy, and crisis therapy. The Behavioral Health Professional assists in planning and implementing the goals and objectives of programs and projects. The Behavioral Health Professional utilizes clinical skills such as prioritizing treatment needs; crisis management; brief clinical interventions including CBT and Motivational Interviewing. The Behavioral Health Professional will work as part of a multidisciplinary team with all other disciplines on the Behavioral Health Unit to provide a proactive and collaborative approach in serving the patient population. The Behavioral Health Professional provides the necessary preparation of documentation, necessary records and reports. VitalCore Health Strategies, (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Healthcare, has an opening for a Qualified Behavioral Health Professional at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia!
    $28k-46k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Unaccompanied Child Advocate (PILS, Post-release Initial Legal Services)

    : Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice - formerly FIAC), a not-for-profit law firm founded in 1996 to protect and promote the basic human rights of immigrants, has a multicultural and a multilingual staff. DUTIES: AI Justice is seeking a qualified, Unaccompanied Child Advocate for its work in providing post-release initial services (PILS) to unaccompanied immigrant children who were released from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) custody.
    $43k yearly8d ago
  • Behavior Therapist (Chesterfield)

    The Behavior Therapist is primarily responsible providing one on one intervention with a child with autism, or related disabilities, in the home, clinic, or community. If you want to be part of a team where you can have more than just a job, where you can care for people AND be cared for in return, then Dominion Care is looking for you! Working with Dominion Care is more than just a job, its a promise of care that we make...not only to the people we serve but also to the dedicated and caring people on our team.
    $32k-46k yearly est.43d ago
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst

    Position will be hybrid requires in person in Winchester, VA areas. Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification is required.
    $63k-95k yearly est.13d ago
  • Family Services Worker - Second Shift

    Opportunities for advancement and professional development Services provided by Family Services Workers include curfew checks, school monitoring, random drug testing, job hunting and crisis intervention. LOCATION: Office is located in Kenosha, WI. Family Services Workers work with the youth and the institution or foster home to ensure that an effective plan of care is established to address the current treatment needs so that the youth can be returned home or to a less restrictive placement as quickly as possible.
    $20 hourly6d ago
  • Client Advocate (Employee Benefits)

    We're recruiting the Client Advocate, both Full-Time & 100% Remote, for a Leading Strategic Insurance Advisory Firm focused on driving business growth for employers of all sizes. Ascendion is a full-service digital engineering solutions company.
    $39k-58k yearly est.11d ago
  • Behavioral Health Licensed Clinical Professional / Remote / Day

    Behavioral Health Licensed Clinical Professional / Remote / DayLocation: Regular If you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services! The position of Licensed Clinical Professional calls for a licensed professional clinician with direct experience and skill in treating a range of behavioral health issues.
    $26k-32k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Target Guest Advocate (Cashier or Front of Store Attendant) $16-$35/hr

    No experience requited, hiring immediately, appy now.Cashier or front end associate postions available. No experience required. Part or full time postions with benefits. Advocates of guest experience who welcome, thank, and exceed guest service expectations by focusing on guest interaction and recovery. Advocates of both physical and digital services and solutions who are knowledgeable about capabilities and features that drive adoption, usage and ultimately guest loyalty. Empowered to make shopping effortless and seamless for guests at the checklanes, guest services, gift registry, pick-up and drive up.
    $31k-36k yearly est.23h ago
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), School-Based

    For more than twenty years, Invo-Progressus has been providing behavior and therapy services that create better outcomes for children. We are currently expanding our ABA team in Norfolk, VA and have an incredible full - time opportunity available to deliver quality services to children in a school setting for the 2023 - 2024 school year. Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA ) granted by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
    $64k-88k yearly est.8d ago
  • Residential Counselor

    Maintain any Board of Counseling certification as a QMHP-C or QMHP-Trainee and provide a copy of yearly certificate to Elk Hill human resources Elk Hill is celebrating 50+ years of supporting youth and families across the Commonwealth of Virginia! If you would like to work for an organization where the decisions YOU make can impact youth and families of Central Virginia, then Elk Hill Farm, Inc. is the place for you!
    $32k-44k yearly est.16d ago
  • Licensed Behavior Analyst - Clinic Based

    in Roanoke, VA is seeking a qualified
    $63k-87k yearly est.17d ago
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst

    The BCBA is responsible for the clinical oversight from admissions through discharge of clients and patients receiving behavioral services. This oversight will include functional behavior assessments and treatment recommendations, behavior plan development, supervision of staff and client behavioral program, ongoing monitoring of treatment effectiveness as required by regulation or contract and personnel management associated with the clinical delivery. The BCBA is accountable to all federal, state and local contracts, programs, Maxim requirements, and where applicable or required by state regulations may be the Administrator. The BCBA is also responsible for the orientation and ongoing evaluation of behavioral direct care staff (e.g. behavior technicians) and assistant behavior analysts. Critical to this role is the assurance of clinical skills and competency of behavioral direct care staff and assistant behavior analysts. (Clinical disciplines including but not limited to Applied Behavior Analysis, Positive Behavior Support, and Behavioral Health Treatment). The BCBA will handle ongoing development of behavioral direct care staff and assistant behavior analysts through education and training under the direction of the Clinical Manager-Behavioral or other office clinical leader. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Functions as a Clinical partner with respective Business Development partner Participates in client engagement through care planning and excellent customer service Provides clinical oversight and case management as required by regulations for behavioral business line with frequent daily travel Conducts functional behavior assessments and educational assessments, accurately identifying the function of challenging behavior and socially valid, pivotal behaviors to target Develops treatment plans that recommend individualized, evidence based behavioral strategies in a format accessible to family members, professionals, and insurance providers Provides ongoing supervision and training of behavioral direct care staff and assistant behavior analysts, ensuring treatment integrity and supporting professional growth Monitors progress and evaluates treatment effectiveness regularly, maintaining high rates of progress. Modifies treatment plan and strategies to meet client's needs in accordance with BACB guidelines Develops strong collaborative relationships and trains families, caregivers, and school staff to implement effective techniques across all environments, promoting progress and generalization Functions as clinical account supervisor as required by contract (schools, corrections, etc.) Provides and ensures client care coordination and transition management activities across the continuum Facilitates the orientation process, competency and skills validation process for - behavioral direct care staff and assistant behavior analysts Provides supervised fieldwork to trainees pursuing BCBA and BCaBA certification (or equivalent), and ongoing supervision to RBTs and BCaBAs (or equivalent) Ensures that competency and skill set of scheduled behavioral staff match the client requirements regardless of setting Collaborates with the clinical team to perform documentation review Provides education to team members, patients, family members of patients, , behavioral field staff, and referral sources Develops behavioral direct care staff and assistant behavior analysts through 90-day evaluations, and at a minimum, annual feedback sessions on performance and recommended development based on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and competencies Manages behavioral direct care staff and assistant behavior analysts while on assignment (clinical functions); assesses and investigates field staff concerns and issues, and provides performance coaching, counseling and disciplinary action when appropriate Participates in clinical quality initiative activities Conducts clinical interviews and participates in hiring decisions in collaboration with Clinical Manager-Behavioral or other office clinical leader Rotates on-call responsibilities with other Clinical Supervisors per a schedule established by the office and as required by contract Accountable to all federal, state, local contracts and programs, and Maxim requirements Where applicable or required by state regulations the Clinical Supervisor may be the Administrator Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: Active license or certification in good standing in behavioral field (e.g. Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed Behavior Analyst) when applicable by state At least two years of experience in applied behavior analysis field Other behavioral/mental health license or certification may be considered if paired with at least 3 years of experience in applied behavior analysis (e.g. Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist), when allowed by state or program Must meet all federal, state, local contract and program requirements, in addition to internal certifications and training, as required Excellent written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated critical thinking skills Supervisory and behavioral assessment experience preferred Experience providing behavioral services to toddlers, children, and adults preferred Experience in quality management preferred Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office
    $74k-101k yearly est.6d ago

Average Salary For a Child Life Specialist

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Child Life Specialist is $55,201 per year or $27 per hour. The highest paying Child Life Specialist jobs have a salary over $96,000 per year while the lowest paying Child Life Specialist jobs pay $31,000 per year

Updated May 31, 2023
Average Child Life Specialist Salary
$56,671 yearly
$27 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Child Life Specialist

Program Coordinator

Program coordinators are mid-level employees who are assigned to work on a program of a specific department. They handle the communications between their department and any other department that they may need to collaborate with. They coordinate action plans and activities to ensure that the departments are aligned. They are present during the planning stage for the program so that they will be familiar with action items. They are directly involved in the implementation by liaising with the involved departments. Program coordinators should have good communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organization skills.

Lead Teacher

The Lead Teacher works with parents to resolve student issues and train new teachers on effective teaching techniques. A Lead Teacher is a licensed teacher with extensive teaching experience and preferably has a master's in education or related studies. They are an integral part of a school's faculty and the principal's arm in drafting policies for implementation.

Team Leader

Team leaders are responsible for managing a team for a specific project or work component. They primarily guide the team members and ensure that they are still working towards the set goals. Team leaders create strategies to reach goals, cascade the goals and strategies to team members, assign tasks, conduct periodic check-ups on the roadmap towards the goals, foster an engaging work environment, motivate and coach team members, monitor team performance, evaluate the strategies and come up with mitigating plans as needed. They are also responsible for reporting the team's progress to higher management.

Recreation Therapist

A recreation therapist is responsible for supporting the patients' physical and mental wellness by organizing therapeutic programs and activities, depending on the patients' condition and existing treatment plans. Recreation therapists work with other medical health professionals for advice and medication needs. They also track the patients' progress, maintain a medical chart, and report any updates to the physicians and patients' family members. A recreation therapist manages the resources and materials for the activities and ensures the safety and security of the participants.

Social Worker

Social workers help their clients get through problems that they may be facing. Social workers help identify individuals or groups of people, usually families, who may need assistance, generally through a set of pre-determined criteria. They then determine the best ways to help their clients by interviewing them, getting to know them, and understanding the context of their lives. They create plans that will help their clients become better, such as integrating into a new environment, assisting them in their needs, or even rescuing them from their current place. Social workers have good interpersonal skills and communication skills.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Child Life Specialist