Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.

Positive Behavioral Intervention Specialist (Fee For Service)

Job Locations US-NY-Old Bethpage
Category Other
Job ID
Part Time (Not Eligible for Benefits)
Fee For Service - Flex - Varied
Authorized Hours Per Week
Can accommodate a non-driver?



Position Overview

The Positive Behavioral Intervention Specialist is responsible for the implementation of positively reframed behavioral goals. The PBIS will work with participants who display significant behavioral challenges and develop an appropriately tailored individualized support plan.  The PBIS will assess all maladaptive behaviors and implement effective approaches towards assisting participants in their goal achievement. Furthermore, The PBIS will assist with socialization efforts which may jeopardize the participant’s ability to remain within the community of their choice due to inappropriate responses towards events within their environment.


Essential Job Functions

  • Assess behavioral concerns with each participant served, and develop a structured behavior support plan. The plan will be person-centered, and focus on teaching socially appropriate behaviors.
  • Implement behavior plans by meeting with each participant as indicated in their service plan monitoring progress on behavioral goals.
  • Timely submission of session notes, which document date, time, and duration of visit as well as summarize essential information from each visit.
  • Complete Individual Service Reports (ISR) as required to document goals, progress, and recommendations.
  • Provide training as needed to all individuals involved in carrying out the behavior plan (i.e. caregivers, in-home workers, etc.).
  • Interface with the Service Coordinator and all other service providers to maintain communication regarding the progress of each participant served.
  • Provide services in the community including, but not limited to the individual’s home.
  • Meet with supervisor as needed for supervision and feedback.
  • Mediate emergency situations pertaining to the participant according to established policies and procedures, and ensure communication of such situations in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that each participant is treated with dignity and respect in accordance with New York State regulations and Agency policy.
  • Report possible violations of participants’ rights promptly, and complete and submit incident reports in accordance with New York State regulations and Agency policy.
  • Assist with any investigation into incidents occurring within the program as requested, and ensure that confidentiality is maintained in regard to such investigations.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of any information relating to the program participants and staff of the program.
  • Ensure that the participant’s needs are met and intercede on their behalf as necessary.
  • Attend and complete training in accordance with New York State regulations and Agency policy.


Minimum Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a Counseling Area of Focus

1 year experience of behavioral counseling and/or providing counseling towards individuals with varied abilities


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