Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavior Specialist - Crisis Support in Mount Kisco, New York

Description

Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities? Are you interested in working somewhere where you KNOW you are making a difference every day?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

We are currently offering a $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS to brand new full time employees working over 37.5 hours per week or a $1,500 SIGN ON BONUS for part time employees working 20 or more hours per week.

Being a Behavior Specialist has its advantages

As a Behavior Specialist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Experience working in a classroom with low student to staff ratios.

  • Opportunities to work with individuals with developmental disabilities and helping them to achieve their highest potential.

  • Tuition assistance after 6 months of working full time - up to 12 credits per year!

  • Access to the Savi Student Loan Checkup tool to help you navigate the student loan system – quickly see your repayment plan options and discover potential savings!

  • A rewarding experience helping individuals complete daily activities and achieve long term goals.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Located in Mt. Kisco, NY, this position is responsible for preventing and responding to students in crisis. They will provide crisis intervention and other assistance as needed to maintain safety and program integrity. The Behavior Specialist will provide support to students who need a higher level of care to participate in instruction as needed. They will also assist in implementation of skill acquisition and behavior support plans as directed, and administer and implement behavior improvement programs recommended by administration and appraise the effectiveness of the program in meeting the students’ needs. The Behavior Specialist advises staff on possible causes of student’s behavior and suggest methods of teaching alternative skills or modifying the environment.

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More:https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

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Qualifications

EDUCATION : Bacherlor’s Degree in education, psychology, human services or related field OR at least one year’s experience working with individuals with autism and/or severe behavioral concerns

EXPERIENCE : At least one year’s experience with individuals with autism or other developmental disabilities.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Free of dependency and abuse of illegal or illicit drugs, inhalants or other chemical or controlled substances. Significant, prolonged and frequent amounts of walking, standing, sitting, stooping, bending and lifting of 50 pounds or more. Using standard crisis intervention procedures, must be able to singlehandedly effect the initial restraint of children and adolescents. Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens.

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (7/29/2022 10:51 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-25492

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

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