Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:58 PM
The Behavioral Intervention Specialist provides functional behavioral analysis and behavior/psychological assessment, develops and monitors behavior support plans and assists with the development and implementation of goals. Opportunities are available in Residential and Day Habilitation programs supporting people with autism.
:Assess potential individuals during intake and /or trial visits.
:Conduct Functional Behavior Analysis.
:Prepare behavior support plans to address challenging behaviors.
:Assess psychosexual behaviors yearly or as needed for individuals in his/her caseload by using reliable instrument tools (e.g. Sex Knowledge and Attitude Test (SKAT)).
:Communicate with direct support staff regarding behavioral issues of people being supported.
:Supervise the implementation of behavioral support plans and assist as needed.
:Generate weekly observational reports and monthly progress reports for each person in his/her caseload.
:Write clinical presentations for the Human Rights Committee (HRC), Individualized Service Plan (ISP) review meetings, staff meetings and Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings.
:Revise behavioral support plans based on data that has been gathered.
:Write psychiatric report for psychotropic medication management.
:Attend and participate in various meetings and committees. (BIS, HRC, IDT, and staff meetings).
:Train, model, and supervise staff on behavior support plans.
:Teach staff Applied Behavior Analysis and goal strategies/procedures.
:Present lectures in area of expertise and/or teach classes in the Adult Training Series.
:Interface with psychiatric, psychotherapy and psychosexual services when necessary
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• Location: Manhattan, nyc and long island
• Post ID: 135935017 manhattan