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June 2021

As we inch our way back into what is considered normal, the days are getting longer and the temperatures hotter! Speaking of hot, check out our HOT SUMMER SALE as we SALE ⛵into savings with RBT READINESS 40-Hour course for FREE! Also, Climate Corner offers up questions about responsibility, and we have some great webinars to check out coming up this month. Read on for more!



Climate Corner: From the Center for Behavior and Climate

Is Individual and Collective Climate Action Essential or a Deflection of Meaningful Change?

by Caroly Shumway, Ph.D.

Who is responsible for cutting our carbon emissions to reduce the threat from our climate emergency? You? Me? Governments? Companies? Or everyone?

In the 1970's, an emotional and award-winning ad campaign to stop littering featured a Native American man shedding a tear over bottles of plastic trash thrown from a moving car alongside a forested road. The tag line was, "“People Start Pollution. People can stop it.” Not many knew that the ad, created by the nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful, was funded by global beverage and packaging companies who had created the trash in the first place. The corporate-sponsored nonprofit opposed bottle bills which would have made a scalable impact on trash reduction (Williams, 1994).

Similarly, in 2004, British Petroleum (BP) undertook an ad campaign to get individuals to focus on their own carbon footprint (Kaufman, 2020). The carbon footprint ad campaign was part of BP's broader ad campaign called “beyond petroleum.” Since that time, BP, along with the other fossil fuel companies have quietly funded social media and trade groups that were opposing any action on climate change, while expanding oil exploration. “I guess, looking at it now, ‘beyond petroleum’ is just advertising,” wrote the ad creator, John Kenny in a 2006 New York Times Op-Ed. “It’s become mere marketing — perhaps it always was — instead of a genuine attempt to engage the public in the debate or a corporate rallying cry to change the paradigm.”

Based on these types of deceptions, some argue that this effort by individuals should therefore be rejected.

I don't agree. Here's why:


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Community Alternatives, Inc.

Community Alternatives, Inc. is offering a SIGN ON BONUS for motivated Licensed Master's level Behavioral Consultants and ABA Behavioral Consultants to guide strength based, client focused behavioral health services and positively impact the lives of our clients in the Western Pennsylvania area (Allegheny, Armstrong, Crawford, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties).

The Behavioral Consultant (BC) and ABA Behavioral Consultant provides behavioral support and intervention to children, youth and families in the home, school and community settings.

Job Functions:

  • complete assessments and develop treatment plans to target identified areas of need
  • maintain client caseload and utilization of hours
  • collect and analyze data to determine treatment progress
  • consult with members of client's team
  • lead team meetings
  • supervise bachelor's level staff
  • engage in supervision and training
  • complete clinical documentation
  • develop crisis plans to guide family in emergency or crisis situation
  • develop and monitor individualized intervention
  • electronic paperwork submission

The Mobile Therapist (MT) provides psychotherapy to clients and their families to address emotional needs and develop coping strategies.

Job Functions:

  • complete assessments and develop treatment plans to target identified areas of need
  • maintain client caseload and utilization of hours
  • utilize CBT interventions
  • consult with members of client's team
  • lead team meetings
  • supervise bachelor's level staff
  • engage in supervision and training
  • complete clinical documentation
  • develop crisis plans to guide family in emergency or crisis situation
  • develop and monitor individualized intervention
  • electronic paperwork submission

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Services, Education or related field
  • Official transcripts, degree and license
  • Current clearances: FBI Criminal Background, Child Abuse History, Criminal History Record
  • Updated TB test
  • Updated physical
  • 3 reference letters

Please submit resumes to Justin Vozar at jvozar@communityalt.org



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July 15, 1pm - 2:30pm ET | Adults with DD Series: SESSION 5 FREE WEBINAR!
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