From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive in the communities they call home. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—REM’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years
Description Behavior Specialist Primary Location: United States-WV-WVPaden City Function:Behavioral/Mental Health Professional
Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with disabilities; children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities; children and adults with brain injury). As a Behavior Specialist with REM WV you’ll be one of those special people.
For REM WV and The MENTOR Network, a Behavior Specialist is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.
To that end, the Behavior Specialist role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in Social and Human Services with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.
REM WV is seeking a Behavior Specialist to implement the treatment plan for behaviorally challenged and emotionally disturbed individuals by providing individual and/or group support and intervention. This individual may complete assessments and evaluations, develop a plan and teach based on the assessment. The Behavior Specialist may also assist with the intake process.
Bachelor's Degree in human services field
Documented training in behavior modification techniques required
Minimum of two years experience in behavioral management role required
Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.