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Poughkeepsie, New York

Program Specialist HCBS & CFTSS

Full Time 35 hours week, excellent benefits package.

Duties: The Program Specialist provides HCBS and CFTSS services AND Hourly Respite services to children with severe emotional, social, or behavioral disorders. The Program Specialist may also take responsibility for various different areas of Respite programming and activities.


  1. Knowledge of community resources, mental health diagnosis, and child development required.
  2. Experience working with families with children with social, emotional and behavioral disabilities preferred.
  3. Self-starting, motivated individual able to work flexible hours, which includes week ends.
  4. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required.
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