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BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST
Arc of Westchester
Arc of Westchester
 
Job Location: Hawthorne, NY

Job Title: BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST

Location: Hawthorne

Job Description: Develop and oversee the implementation of person-centered behavioral support plans in assigned residential programs. Provide training to employees in the areas of applied behavior analysis. Support and implement The Arc Westchesters strategic initiatives as they relate to behavioral services. Requires at least a Masters degree from an accredited college or university in a clinical and/or treatment field of psychology and documented training in assessment techniques and behavior support plan development. Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or actively pursuing BCBA. Requires at least one-year experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

ted Behavior Specialist who is looking for opportunities to grow his or her professional career and make a meaningful difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to join our team. This full time (35 hrs/week, benefits included) position will join the residential departments clinical team. As a leading social services agency in Westchester County, New York, The Arc Westchester supports more than 2,000 individuals with IDD (Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities) through a broad range of innovative and effective programs and services designed to foster independence, productivity, and participation in community life.

The Behavior Specialist is responsible for completing functional behavior assessments, developing behavior support plans, training staff on the implementation of behavior support plans and procedures, and working with an interdisciplinary team (e.g., nurses, nutritionists, family members) to best meet the needs of the person receiving services. Additionally, the Behavior Specialist will be responsible for providing training to employees in the areas of applied behavior analysis and helping advance The Arc Westchesters strategic initiatives as they relate to behavioral services. Primarily working in the field, the Behavior Specialist receives ongoing training, is supported, and clinically supervised by a doctoral-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D). Requires at least a Masters degree from an accredited college or university in a clinical and/or treatment field of psychology and documented
training in assessment techniques and behavior support plan development Requires at least one-year experience working with people with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities Actively pursuing or current certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) preferred.




How To Apply:
Submit your resume via fax or email to:

Arc of Westchester

Fax: 914-428-1598


 
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