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Behavioral Intervention Specialist

Company: Adults & Children With Learning & Developmental Di
Location: Bethpage
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Behavior Intervention Specialist Help Others to ASPIRE HIGHER When a group of families came together in 1957 to find services for their children with developmental disabilities, ACLD was born. Today, we are a leading not-for-profit agency employing 1200 staff and providing over 70 program sites in Nassau and Suffolk. ACLD assists children, teens and adults in reaching the highest level of independence with the freedom to ASPIRE HIGHER in their hopes, dreams and accomplishments. We are currently seeking a few exceptional people who have a passion to create a meaningful impact in the lives of the amazing people we support. In the Behavior Support Specialist role you will complete psychological assessments and make recommendations for people supported emphasizing and increasing adaptive skills in a residential or day habilitation setting. Specifically you will: Perform functional behavior analysis with focus on addressing challenging behaviors Design and implement behavioral support plans with emphasis on increasing appropriate behaviors Participate in behavioral interventions, including the implementation of SCIP-R maneuvers when necessary Develop and implement psychology training curriculum for staff on related topics We require: Master s degree from a program in a clinical or treatment field of psychology, social work, school psychology or applied psychology as it related to human development and clinical interventions and documented trainings in assessment techniques and behavior support plan development; or a National Board certification in behavior analysis (BCBA) and a Master s degree in behavior analysis or a field closely related to clinical or community psychology that is approved by OPWDD; or a New York State license in mental health counseling: Minimum of five years of experience working directly with the I/DD population, including the development, implementation and monitoring of behavior support plans; and/or providing supervision and training to others in the implementation of behavior support plans In lieu of 5 years experience will consider candidates that have obtained OPWDD approved training or experience in functional assessment techniques and behavior support plan development Complete required trainings in SCIP (Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention)and CPR Clean, valid NYS driver s license. Apply online at www.acld.org , or email to acld.org . An EOE m/f/d/v Schedule: Monday - Friday 9am-5pm (1 hr. lunch) 35 Hours

Keywords: Adults & Children With Learning & Developmental Di, New Rochelle , Behavioral Intervention Specialist, Other , Bethpage, New York

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