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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavior Specialist in Red Hook, New York

Description

Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children with developmental disabilities?

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

We are currently offering a $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS!! Brand new full time employees, or part time employees working 20 or more hours per week will receive this bonus.

Being a Behavioral Specialist has its Advantages

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

  • A Monday through Friday daytime schedule.

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

  • Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.

  • Opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills and be a positive role model.

  • Flexible schedules that work with school and family commitments.

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires (learn more at benefits.devereux.org).

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Located at our school in Red Hook, Dutchess County, NY, this position is responsible for providing direction and mentorship to Education staff relative to behavioral strategies, and maintaining order and appropriate behavior by addressing students' actions and encouraging/reinforcing positive behavior. They will maintain knowledge of each residents' whereabouts to ensure attendance at activities and counsel residents as necessary. The Behavior Specialist serves as a role model and reference person to students dealing with academic, person, social, and vocational problems. They will provide crisis intervention as needed and assist the program and complete projects as assigned by the principal or designee. The hours for this position are Monday thru Friday, 8am - 4pm.

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Keyword Search:ADD, ADHD, Autism, Behavior Specialist, Cognitive, CNA, Crisis Intervention, Direct Care, Direct Support, Human Services, Residential Counselor, Special Needs, Treatment Team

Qualifications

Education : High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience : At least two years experience working with MR/DD individuals in an educational or residential setting, one of which shall be in a crisis intervention-type position.

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 1 month ago (9/7/2021 10:38 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-19856

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

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