Block Institute of Brooklyn, New York is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families. Block institute has extensive experience providing individualized services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
We are seeking a Full Time Behavior Intervention Specialist to work with individuals with developmental disabilities. Block Institute is devoted to facilitating habilitative growth of individuals who are cognitively, physically, emotionally, and/or developmentally impaired. Our professional service team executes a whole person approach, providing consideration of all facts in a person’s life, developing specialized treatment planning based on individual needs. Following a comprehensive evaluation of diagnosis impacting skills and abilities, we offer a full range of clinical services.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Provide staff training in behavior modification principles and behavior support plans.
Develop and implement behavior plans.
Provide follow-up for documentation, support, and implementation of behavior support plans.
Participate and work as part of a team.
Supervise Behavior Intervention Coaches.
Report to Senior Behavioral Intervention Specialist for direct supervision.
Maintain clinical documentation.
Provide crisis intervention as needed.
Master’s Degree in Psychology, Education, or related fields
BCBA credentials or Licensed Psychologist, SW or Mental Health Counselor
Experience with OPWDD regulations preferred
Strong understanding of functional analysis and functional assessments
Possesses leadership qualities
Demonstrates outstanding Computer Skills
Excellent Organizational Skills
Strong Interpersonal Skills
Detail Oriented/Highly Organized
Quality/Accuracy of Work
Good Oral/Written Communication Skills
Upholds Agency Policies, Procedures and Ethics
NYS Licensure in Pyschology; Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or a related field or BCBA; 2+ years behavior management experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
Single medical and dental coverage; three (3) weeks vacation; paid sick and personal leave; on-site parking.
Job Type: Full-time
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Job Type: Full-time