Under supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, the Clinician/Therapist will develop and supervise the implementation of behavioral support/treatment plans, attend meetings, and provide technical assistance as needed. The position requires proficiency with the delivery of therapeutic services and supports to individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities within their natural environments using a behavioral treatment approach. Must be able to effectively collaborate and communicate with administrative and clinical staff, the residential program, and participating providers/organizations. Maintains compliance with Department of Developmental Services (DDS) regulations, and will support/train staff as needed.
$5000 Sign-On Bonus
Delivers a continuum of comprehensive behavior analytic services and supports to individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities within their natural environments (at varying levels of intensity as per DDS regulations).
Develops and maintains supporting working relationships with the individual’s families/guardians.
Conducts psychosocial assessments, skill acquisition assessments, and/or functional behavior assessments.
Develops, monitors, and evaluates comprehensive functional assessment-based behavior support plans targeting both reductions of challenging behavior and acquisition of replacement skills.
Maintains responsibility for staff/caregiver training, coaching, and on-site technical assistance as a means of ensuring accurate behavior plan implementation.
Provides on-site oversight of behavior support plan implementation on a regular basis (minimum of monthly visits).
Master’s degree, preferably in counseling, psychology, behavior analysis, special education, social work, or a related field. Requires professional licensure (e.g., LMHC, LICSW, psychologist). BCBA (or interest in pursuing the BCBA credential) and/or professional training and experience in acquired brain injury and/or positive behavior support (PBS) preferred.
Supervised training and experience delivering comprehensive therapeutic services and supports to individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities within their natural environments, including cognitive behavioral therapy, anger management training, social skills training, conducting functional behavior assessments and designing/implementing/monitoring behavior support/treatment plans. Experience implementing positive behavior support strategies and/or providing treatment to individuals with co-occurring mental health diagnoses preferred.
Demonstrated skills in a variety of observation and data collection techniques; behavioral assessment and intervention techniques; proficiency with competency-based training and coaching.
Training and experience with clinical supervision, preferably in the delivery of therapeutic or behavior analytic services.
Knowledge of human development, learning, behavior analysis, positive behavior support, collaborative consultation, and abnormal psychology.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to adjust to different environments.
Valid driver’s license, ability to drive, and means of consistent transportation.
Travel to other cities and towns may be required.