Behavior Consultant (Non-Licensed) at Glade Run Lutheran Services

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

*Work for a company that cares and receive a bonus! Behavior Consultants (Non-Licensed) may be eligible for a $1000 new hire incentive bonus if hired and meet all qualifications.

Position Summary: The Behavior Consultant works with the collaboration of a treatment team which may include a Mobile Therapist, Behavior Health Technician, teachers, vocational training counselors, medical providers and especially family members. Parent education and support is essential. Services are available in Allegheny, Butler, and Beaver counties.

Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) provide behavioral health treatment to children up to age 21 who have a current DSM or ICD mental health diagnosis and require behavioral support. The services use professional staff and natural supports to create a network of support around an identified child and their family. Services can be rendered in a child’s home, community or school location dependent upon the child and family’s needs.

Services include utilizing expertise to help families in implementing an individual treatment plan (ITP) developed by the lead clinician and based on their goals and objectives. The use of community resources to achieve maximum improvement in the child’s functioning with minimum disruption to the family unit is key. 


  1. Individuals who provide individual services as Behavior Consultant – Non-licensed shall meet ONE of the following:

    • Have a certification as BCBA or other graduate-level certification in behavior analysis

    • Have a graduate degree in Applied Behavior Analysis

    • Have one year of experience providing mental health services AND have a graduate degree with at least 9 credits in psychology, social work, education, or counseling

    • Have a graduate degree in psychology, social work, education, counseling or a related field AND completed a clinical / mental health service practicum

  2. Must have access to the audio / visual / verbal technology to provide supervision for the clients and to perform essential job functions

  3. Must possess the emotional competence to perform essential job functions

  4. Ability to work as a team member

  5. Ability to accept and provide supervision

  6. Ability to adjust hours to job requirements

  7. Ability to work independently

  8. Must possess good written and verbal communication skills

  9. Must possess valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record

  10. Must be eligible for PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Clearance, Arrest / Conviction Report and Certification Form, and Act 168 forms.

  11. Must be able to identify with the agency Mission Statement and support the agency’s core values.


  • Clinical based practices including DSM 5 diagnoses, clinical interventions, etc.

  • Applied Behavior Analysis concepts

  • Crisis intervention and prevention skills

  • Behavior Modification Techniques

  • Family and Individual Assessments

  • Child Development

  • DHS / OMHSAS Regulations

  • Individualized or one-on-one mental health interventions

  • Child Protective Services Law

  • Parenting Skills

  • Juvenile Justice System

  • Positive Behavior Supports

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)


  1. Develop behavior modification programs for each assigned child.

  2. Conduct psychosocial and behavioral assessments and report to team members.

  3. Act as a consultant with team members involved with service provision for client.

  4. Participate in program development and required trainings and workshops as requested.

  5. Instruct and support parents in implementing behavior modification programs, including empathic responses and logical consequences.

  6. Provide oversight and training to BHT as needed regarding delivery of services.

  7. Must meet agency productivity standards.

Rate of Pay:
$28.50 per billable hour with additional rates for administrative hours and progress notes

Job Location:
Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Position Type:

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 5,000 individuals with impactful, innovative services in school, home, and community settings. Equal Opportunity Employer

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