Behavior Intervention Specialist - 40 Hours Flexible - Intensive Behavioral Services

US-NY-Hauppauge | US-NY-Old Bethpage
Job ID
2017-3869
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical Services

Overview

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) founded in 1977 and headquartered in Old Bethpage, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to help individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing, recovery services, transition to work, employment, day, community and family services, respite, crisis services, education and after-school support, primary and specialty health care and advocacy.

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Behavior Support, the Behavior Intervention Specialist is responsible for the development, and evaluation of all psychological services to people within their home setting implemented by individual's family members. 

 

Responsibilities

The job responsibilities of The Behavior Intervention Specialist includes, but is not limited to: development, training and monitoring of behavioral intervention programs and strategies, behavior analysis, crisis intervention. The qualified candidate must be able to work in partnership with all levels within the Interdisciplinary Team to ensure the highest quality of clinical services for the people we support in a manner that is consistent and aligned with the agency mission and vision, and the philosophy of the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology or a related field is required
  • Knowledge of behavior modification and support planning is preferred
  • Diagnostics and counseling experience strongly desired
  • Must have flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and ability to be flexible to meet the needs of a diverse population
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License

 

“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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