Behavioral Specialist Job - Brooklyn, NY

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Location:

NY - Brooklyn

Main Functions:

Provide direct services according to IFSP identified child/family needs, conduct on-going assessments, attend IFSP reviews as scheduled. A behavioral specialist works with young children and families to implement behavioral programs to address social/interaction and coping skills.

Reports to:

Regional Administrator

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial evaluations, assessments and attend IFSP’s with the appropriate flexibility needed to meet families’ schedules, in their natural environment, with respect for individual cultural differences.
  • Knowledge of Behavior Modification principles and experience in ABA, specifically DTT, PRT, and Verbal Behavior are preferred.
  • Work as a team member, including families as active equal participants.
  • Administer evaluation instruments using sound clinical opinion.
  • Attendance at initial IFSP meetings, periodic 3 or 6 month IFSP reviews and Annual IFSP meetings.
  • Have clear communication with families and with all other team members
  • Submission of all paperwork in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all shared verbal and written information gathered according to agency policy.
  • Demonstrates compliance with state-mandated training requirements
  • Attendance at agency monthly staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Travel required

Experience/Education/Credentials:

  • Minimum prior clinical experience of one year working with children birth to five years of age implementing behavioral intervention programs.
  • Professional Liability Insurance required.
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