Behavior Intervention Specialists in Buffalo, NY
People Inc. Posted: 2023-03-10
Buffalo, NY 14221
Completes behavioral assessments, related Behavior Support Plans, and other behavioral interventions as needed.
Provides training, modeling, and coaching to stakeholders in the implementation of behavioral interventions.
Monitors & measures outcomes of interventions, and revises planning and training approaches as needed to facilitate positive outcomes.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments, and other assessments as needed to inform Behavior Support Plan and/or services development
Develops and/or revises Behavior Support Plans (BSPs) or provides alternate clinical recommendations per assessment findings
Collaboration with treatment/support teams, families and alternate stakeholders to maximize multi-disciplinary & person-centered approaches, and positive outcomes.
Training, modeling, and coaching of stakeholders in the implementation of BSPs
Devises behavioral tracking / outcome measures to illustrate the impact of interventions. Revises BSP and training approaches as needed to improve outcomes.
Maintains clinical record and documentation
Meets quality and productivity standards as assigned
Active participation in agency committees and initiatives as assigned
Complies with all agency policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in social work, a clinical or treatment field of psychology, applied psychology, or school psychology; 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; OR
A New York State license in mental health counseling;
Possesses strong leadership skills as demonstrated by:
Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary cross functional team.
Ability to empower teams in plan implementation through education, modeling, and coaching.
Ability to assist in solution building when challenges to recommendation implementation become apparent.
Possesses strong assessment skills as demonstrated by:
Utilization of evidenced based methods
Appropriate selection of intervention methodologies based on assessment
Effective use of clinical and administrative supervision aimed at continual clinical development
Valid New York State Drivers License that meets agency policy
Ability to meet physical requirements of the position when performing the following:
standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling and climbing.
Lifting requirement of 35 lbs.
Ability to move, reposition and place individuals in pieces of equipment.
Physical agility and ability to react to emergency situations, including maintaining Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R) and/or PROMOTE Curriculum certification as per OPWDD regulations
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