Are you interested in making an impact on someone's life? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative environment that has a positive impact on the community?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Behavior Specialist Consultant 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.
Generous time off and full medical benefits
Opportunities for growth and development for aspiring Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)
Knowledgeable & experienced leaders within our national clinical network
Devereux Behavioral Health Rehabilitation (BHRS) Services is looking for Licensed Behavior Specialist Consultants in
to provide Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum between the ages of two and 21. The goal of ABA through BHRS is to maximize capacity to address environmental stimuli (setting events, antecedents and consequences), involve caregivers and other family members, and coordinate with other professionals.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical (including medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off and a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Visit http://benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
Keywords: behavior specialist, lbs, autism, asd, counseling, psychology, social work, human services, behavioral health
Education : Master's degree in psychology, special education, or related human services field required. Licensed or license-eligible in the following: Licensed Behavior Specialist Consultant (L-BSC); Licensed Social Worker (LSW); Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); MFT, Licensed Psychologist.**
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.**
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE