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Behavior Specialist Consultant

Company: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT PATH INC.PATH (People Acting to Help) Inc. is a comprehensive Community Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Center. We offer a wide of array of services and supports to meet the needs of our community in Northeast Philadelphia. PATH regularly achieves the highest levels of accreditation including a 5 Star Provider Rating by CBH, Philadelphia's Managed Care Entity, and recognition and awards related to our high-quality, innovative programs and staff accomplishments and contributions.Our Mission? To Help Individuals Achieve a More Independent and Fulfilling Life.WHY WORK AT PATH?PATH understands the importance of having benefits, and so a comprehensive package is offered to our employees including:A 403b retirement plan, Health Insurance (Medical Services, Prescriptions, Dental & Vision), Sick Leave, Personal & Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability!JOB SUMMARY:To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. The Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) provides clinical direction of services to a youth, including the oversight of the implementation of an individualized treatment plan. The BSC collects relevant data through direct and indirect evidenced based methods, develops effective interventions and provides consultation to the treatment team which includes the family, school, mobile therapist, BHT and other service providers.QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must meet one of the following:
    • Licensed in PA as a Behavior Specialist
    • Certified as a BCBA or other graduate level certification in behavior analysis that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the American National Standards Institute
    • Graduate degree in ABA from an accredited college or university
    • PA License LPC, LSW, LCSW, LMFT, Licensed psychologist and minimum of 8 hours verified training in behavior analysis/modification prior to hire
      • If not licensed, must have all of the following:
        • Minimum of two (2) years full-time experience providing mental health direct services to youth/young adults and at least one of those years of experience using behavior analysis/modification techniques, AND
        • Minimum of 8 hours of verified training in behavior analysis/modification prior to hire, AND
        • Graduate degree in psychology, social work, education or counseling or related field from an accredited college or university, AND
        • At least 12 verified credit hours in foundations of behavioral health and the provision of mental health services (e.g. individual, group and family therapy, cognitive and/or psychodynamic therapy, crisis counseling, abnormal psych, psychopathology, assessment, child development, personality theory, psychotherapy lab, clinical practicum. No more than 3 of the 12 credit hours can be derived from practicum experiencePHYSICAL DEMANDS:Ability to stand and sit for extended periods. Ability to pass training on crisis intervention and defensive procedures.SPECIFIC DUTIES:
        • Be knowledgeable and ensure compliance with all Intensive Behavior Health Services (IBHS) regulations, standards and expectations.
        • For assigned youth complete a comprehensive assessment that includes a Functional Behavior Assessment that will be utilized in the development of an individualized treatment plan.
        • In collaboration with all treatment members, develop a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan (ITP) for assigned youth and families that includes behavioral goals, intervention type (individual, family, group) interventions to be provided by treatment team members.
        • Provide on-going oversight of the implementation of the ITP with all treatment team members.
        • Provide on-going consultation and education to treatment team members regarding the ITP.
        • Be flexible in scheduling to meet participant and family needs and provide direct observation where the services are delivered: in the home, school and community.
        • Provide evidence-based treatment interventions for assigned youth and families.
        • Provide crisis intervention and management as indicated.
        • In collaboration with the treatment team, develop crisis/safety plans that are developmentally appropriate, strength-based and trauma-informed.
        • Provide on-going oversight of the crisis/safety plan making adjustments as indicated or when new data is identified. PI175014737

Keywords: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc., Philadelphia , Behavior Specialist Consultant, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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