BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

$32.14 hourly
  • SCO Family of Services
  • Ridge, NY, United States
  • Mar 10, 2024
Full time Service

Job Description

Develop behavior modification programs and provide ongoing monitoring and updating of individual behavior programs
Provide ongoing training to support staff on cognitive-behavioral interventional strategies and behavior programming
Participate in program planning meetings to discuss treatment plan goals, cognitive behavioral strategies and objectives, review assessments and behavioral observations
Administer assessments reflecting individual’s capabilities in relation to community integration
Complete and present monthly reports to team members reflecting individuals’ behavioral progress over the course of a specific time period.
Provide therapeutic consultation to consumers and communicate behavioral progress to family members
Collaborate with psychology team of the educational area to coordinate optimal behavior programming
Prepare psychiatric/psychological providers in order to coordinate effective behavioral progress
Confer with psychiatric/psychological providers in order to coordinate effective behavioral and psychopharmacological therapy
Work with families to provide “transfer of training”
Provide support to families and staff in emergency circumstances and on-call as needed
Keep current in treatment and strategies regarding individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disabilities
Participate in all treatment meetings, case reviews, and discharge planning meetings
Maintain case notes and records in accordance with program requirements
Perform all other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATION

Master’s Degree in Psychology from an accredited college or university required
Minimum of one year experience working with the intellectually disabled population
Must possess well developed communication skills; both written and verbal
Must be proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with team members
Maintain a high quality of work and productivity
Ideal candidate will be flexible with working hours and demonstrate reliability in relation to attendance and punctuality

Statement

SCO Family of Services is committed to ensuring the safety of our clients. All staff are screened and trained. Any inappropriate interactions with clients are taken seriously. We will fully cooperate with authorities in any case of abuse.

Education
Required
Masters or better6559695857610910?sf=8CU00