Behavior Specialist – Full Time
Job Name: Behavior Specialist – Full Time
Our full time Behavior Specialists work with the people we support and their team of staff at day service and their group home. Through the use of applied behavioral analysis, the Behavior Specialist determines the causes of a person’s behaviors and develops a behavioral support plan that allows a person to learn skills to better handle stressful situations and communicate their needs.
They also provide training and support to the person’s staff on how to implement these plans. The people we support have a primary diagnosis of a Developmental Disability such as Autism Spectrum Disorder or Intellectual Disability. Success in this position can truly make a difference in a person’s life.
This position requires:
- Master’s degree in psychology related to Human Services, Developmental Psych, Behavioral Analysis, certification in behavioral analysis (BCBA), Social Work or a New York State license in Mental Health Counseling.
- 5 years of experience working with people with Developmental Disabilities
- experience creating, training, and implementing behavior support plans using ABA methods
This is a full time, 40 hour a Monday through Friday position. The person would be responsible for a group of houses and day service in a specific region (north, central, south) in Saratoga County.