Behavior Specialist - Bachelor's Level

  • Indiana MENTOR
  • Jan 10, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

Indiana MENTOR is seeking a Behavioral Specialist for the Indianapolis office to implement the treatment plan for behaviorally challenged and emotionally disturbed individuals by providing individual and/or group support and intervention.

Duties include, but limited to: 

  • Completes structured assessment interviews with parents/care providers. Conducts observation of the individual in appropriate settings such as home, school, or community.
  • Reviews social history information, completes functional assessments, and targets appropriate behavior base line information for each referred client.
  • Writes and submits summary of assessment and recommended behavior support plan components to interdisciplinary team (IDT) or program manager as applicable.
  • Ensures behavior support plans and support services provided are in compliance with Individual Plans, quality standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Encourages continuous, age appropriate, active treatment and learning opportunities for individuals served.
  • Advocates for the human rights and civil rights of individuals receiving services from the agency by attending and presenting behavior support plan information to human rights and other review committees.
  • Supports and trains staff in implementing behavior intervention plans and conducts classes and orientations as assigned by the program director. Attends staff meetings and interdisciplinary team meetings, as applicable.
  • Monitors assigned cases and initiates termination/transition process when appropriate. Ensures optimal caseload is maintained.
  • Assures that documentation and records are kept confidential, organized, and complete. Submits monthly documentation to supervisor in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with local contacts, other professionals, and staff members.
  • Performs other related duties and activities as required. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in human services field
  • Documented training in behavior modification techniques required
  • Minimum of two years experience in behavioral management role required
  • Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state