BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

$26.50 hourly
  • People Inc.
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Apr 02, 2024
Full time Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Hourly Pay Rate: $26.50

Monitors and measures outcomes of existing interventions.  Implements and/or revises data collection measures as identified necessary in order to effectively measure progress.  Serves as a primary point of contact for program needs in need of behavioral health consultation.  Facilitates linkage to active behavioral health assessment when indicated.  Completes minor plan modifications as communicated by program team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaboration with treatment/support teams and stakeholders to maximize multi-disciplinary & person-centered approaches, and positive outcomes.
  • Devises behavioral tracking / outcome measures to illustrate the impact of interventions.
  • Completes semi annual review of data for existing planning of individuals assigned.
  • Completes monthly review of available data for individuals assigned. Communicates any concerns to program team for follow up.
  • Completes plan annotations and addendums as communicated by program team.
  • 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

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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;             
  • 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
  • CPR certification