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Poughkeepsie, New York

HCBS/CORE Program Specialist

HCBS/CORE Program Specialist ( Home and Community Based Services) Full Time 35 hrs week

Hourly pay rate $20.03


  • Meets with HCBS/CORE participants on a 1:1 basis in home and/or community to provide the following HCBS/CORE Services:                                  Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Habilitation, Educational Support Services, Employment Services, Family Support Services (as well as Peer Support Services if credentialed as a NYS Peer Specialist or Recovery Advocate)
  • Participate in person-centered goal planning that incorporates the values and principles of HCBS/CORE as well as the individual’s life areas, such as community connectedness, development of natural resources, physical and mental health wellness, education, employment, and self-help
  • Conduct intakes and assessments, create individualized service plans and document progress.
  • Carry a caseload of participants and assist them in meeting their goals and objectives as outlined on their individualized service plan.


  • Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of experience supporting individuals pursuing educational and employment goals.
  • Minimum of two years working in the behavioral health field
  • Valid Driver’s License
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