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Behavioral Specialist Consultant - Licensed Beaver Falls, PA (Part-Time) at Glade Run Lutheran Services

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

Position Summary - Behavior Specialist Consultant (Licensed)
The Behavioral Specialist Consultant is a member of the Wraparound team. Wraparound provides behavioral health treatment to children up to age 21 who have a mental health diagnosis or Autism Spectrum Disorder. The services use professional staff and natural supports to literally "wrap" services around an identified child and the child's family. Services can be provided in the child's home, community and school.

Wraparound services include:
Autism and behavioral expertise to help families in creating an individual treatment plan based on their goals and objectives. Using community resources to achieve maximum improvement in the child's function with minimal disruption to the family unit.

Academic Requirements:


  • Licensed doctorate level psychologist; or

  • Licensed clinical psychologist; or

  • Licensed mental health professional, including, licensed professional counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, or licensed social worker; or

  • Licensed Behavioral Specialist Consultant and documented training in the field of behavior modification.

Physical Requirements:


  • Must have audio/visual/verbal activity to provide supervision for the clients and to perform essential job functions.

Emotional Requirements:


  • Must have emotional stability to perform essential job functions.

Other Requirements:


  • Ability to work as a team member.

  • Ability to accept supervision.

  • Ability to adjust hours to job requirements.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record is required.

CORE COMPETENCIES:


  • Develop Behavior Modification program for each assigned child.

  • Conduct psychosocial assessment reports to team members.
    consequences.

  • Act as a consultant with team members that are involved with services of client.

  • Provide supervision and training to Therapeutic Staff Support persons, as needed regarding delivery of service.

  • Participate in program development and required in-service trainings and workshops as requested.

  • Instruct/support parents in implementing behavior modification plan, with emphasis on emphatic responses and logical consequences.

  • Provide oversight and training to Therapeutic Staff Support persons, as needed regarding delivery of service.
KNOWLEDGE AREAS:


  • Crisis Intervention

  • Behavior Modification Techniques

  • Family and Individual Assessments

  • Behavior Management

  • Individual Services Treatment Model

  • DPW Regulations

  • Juvenile Justice System

  • OMH/MA Regulations

  • Child Protective Services Law

  • Child Development

  • Parenting Skills

  • Positive Discipline

  • DSM – V

  • Functional Behavioral Assessment
Job Location

Beaver Falls, PA United States

Position Type

Part-Time

Rate of Pay:

$30 per billable hour with additional rates for administrative hours and progress notes

How to Apply:

Candidates must apply via our careers page at http://www.gladerun.org/careers. This is the first step in our application process.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Who We Are: Founded in 1854 by the Rev. Dr. William Passavant in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, Glade Run has evolved over the years to meet the changing and increasingly challenging needs of children, adults and families throughout Western Pennsylvania and beyond. With a focus on education, mental health, autism, and unique therapeutic offerings, Glade Run has a long tradition of linking faith and service. Last year, Glade Run served over 4,000 individuals with impactful, innovative services in school, home, and community settings.





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