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Behavior Specialist

Job ID 19000O7R
Description
Behavior Specialist
Primary Location: United States-OR-ORPortland
Function:Clinical

As a Clinical Specialist you will provide clinical expertise on specialized populations (developmental disability, brain injury, mental health or others) and expertise in special disciplines (behavioral support, early intervention, crisis intervention or others). You will have a primary location and travel to residential, vocational, community or in-home settings to work with individuals and staf
Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Completes structured assessment interviews with parents/care providers and conducts observation of the individual in appropriate settings such as home, school, or community.
  • Reviews social history information, completes functional assessments, and targets appropriate behavior base line information for each referred individual.
  • Writes and submits summary of assessment and recommended behavior support plan components to interdisciplinary team (IDT) or operations leader, as applicable.
  • Advocates for the human rights and civil rights of individuals receiving services from the agency.
  • Accurately documents progress and activity; reviews records and logs to stay abreast of changes in service plans; maintains confidentiality; accurately and timely completes billing documentation as applicable. 
  • Supports and trains staff in implementing Individual Support Plans (i.e. behavior intervention plans) and conducts classes and orientations as assigned.
What we offer you:
  • Full compensation/benefits package for those working over 30 hours per week
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • A rewarding work environment with an incredible team of co-workers
  • Paid training with access to jobs throughout our nation-wide Network
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events

Qualifications:
  • OIS Teaching Certification and/or be willing to get it within 90 days of being hired.
  • Possess a MA or MS in psychology, sociology, human services, education, social work, or the equivalent as evidenced by providing transcripts indicating applicable coursework, and one year of experience using positive behavior support services with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Or
  • Possess a BA or BS in psychology, sociology, human services, education, social work, or the equivalent as evidenced by providing transcripts indicating applicable coursework, and three years of experience using positive behavior support services with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.


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