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Date Posted09/29/2020
Job TitleBehavior Intervention Specialist
CityFarmingdale
StateNew York
Enter a description of the 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

*Primary job location subject to change depending on program need

Qualifications

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

Please apply on our company website: https://sco.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=41299&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

Company NameSCO Family of Services