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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavior Consultant- Full time in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Looking for a Behavior Consultant opportunity? If you enjoy working with children and adolescents, are open to working with children in school, home and community settings and want a flexible schedule - then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Behavior Consultant at Devereux has its Advantages!

As a Behavior Consultant with us, you will not only work with a leading, non-profit behavioral health organization, but also work with dedicated professionals who share the passion for helping children diagnosed with Autism and/or Intellectual Disabilities.

This opportunity will offer you:

  • Collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams that focus on a strengths-based approach, emphasizing applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports.

  • Opportunities for research and conference attendance / presentations, free continuing education to maintain your BCBA credential and tuition assistance.

  • Involvement in leadership and development of our ABA programs, as they expand across Devereux’s continuum of services.

  • Best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options (

  • Ability to work for a stable national non-profit that is forward-thinking in our clinical practice and research and guided by our mission.

In this Behavior Consultant role, you will work with individuals between the ages of 2-21 along the autism spectrum. This is a community-based opportunity, therefore you will treat individuals in his or her home, school and/or community setting in the city of Philadelphia. This is a full time position.

Responsibilities include the following, but not limited to:

Develops, assesses, oversees, implements, and monitors Individualized Treatment Plans (ITPs) of the assigned IBHS child and/or adolescent. Conducts appropriate assessments (including functional behavioral assessments) to develop or modify ITPs, as well as determine the efficacy of each plan through data collection and analyses. Acts as a consultant to the child's team (family, school, and any additional IBHS members, including BHT and MT). Trains team in the necessary intervention techniques so that plans can be correctly implemented and ensures transfer of skills to the child's natural supports in the least restrictive environment. Provides feedback to team and MCO regarding the progress of the child/adolescent.

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EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Master's degree in psychology, special education, or related human services field required. Must have strong applied behavior analysis skills and significant experience working with children/adolescents with intellectual disabilities, mental health disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorder. Significant experience writing Positive Behavior support plans and conducting FBAs, and training staff also required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires strong data collection utilizing computer applications. Ability to be adaptable, flexible and change activities quickly. Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Access) and database management. Valid driver's license must be maintained. Individuals who provide behavior consultation services to children diagnosed with ASD for the treatment of ASD shall be licensed in this Commonwealth as a psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, social worker, behavior specialist, certified registered nurse practitioner or a professional with a scope of practice that includes overseeing the provision of ABA services.

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 months ago (8/13/2021 11:59 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-19434

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time