Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavior Specialist in Washington, Connecticut


Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

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

For over 50 years -- The Glenholme School, part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, has provided a comprehensive residential program and services for children with learning differences and special needs. Located in picturesque Washington, CT the Behavior Specialist position will be part of a cohesive, passionate and dynamic team. The selected candidate will foster Devereux’s mission and values of quality care as well as providing top-notch and individualized therapeutic care for our students.

We are seeking a Behavior Specialist who has experience with the student population and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with learning differences and mental health/behavioral challenges. If this describes you, then look no further!

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage all aspects of milieu treatment; data collection and record maintenance for student population

  • Assisting program management and staff with daily activity schedule to ensure it meets all student needs

  • Accurately assess and report student behavioral performance

  • Maintain behavioral records reflective of student goals, progress, strategies and outcomes

  • Participate in clinical treatment team meetings

  • Provide behavioral professional development, training, and coaching for direct care staff

  • Work with families on goals their child is working on and how to implement while at home

  • Communicate recommendations for modifications to campus-wide and individualized treatment protocols to colleagues, supervisor and administration for consideration

  • Collaborate with all departments to meet student’s treatment needs

  • Complete Treatment Integrity Audits for Education and Boarding Faculty

  • Maintain high standards of personal, professional and ethical behavior

Learn more about the Glenholme School from our amazing team!


Keywords: behavior specialist, behaviorist, RBT, ABA, interventionist

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, education or related field

  • 2 years’ experience working with youth with learning differences and special needs

  • Experience with Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Support Plans

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in applied behavioral analysis or related field

  • RBT (registered behavior therapist) certified

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (8/2/2022 9:49 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-25543

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No