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Behavioral Support Specialist

Location: Lehigh Valley, PA 18001
Date Posted: 10/11/2019
Category: Direct Care Services
Education: Masters Degree

SUMMARY OF ROLE
The primary role is to develop specialized behavioral interventions using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Positive Behavior Support (PBS) in order to address challenging behaviors. As well as support the acquisition and maintenance of adaptive life skills; ultimately increasing the individuals’ self-sufficiency, specific responsibilities include; but are not limited to:

Provide 1:1 services to individuals
Completing a Functional Behavioral Analysis (FBA) and developing an individualized Behavioral Support Plan (BSP) within 30 days.
Assisting individuals with developing adaptive behaviors that replace or modify challenging behaviors that are disruptive or destructive.
Develop and promote consistent implementation of Behavioral Support Plan (BSP) and Crisis Intervention Plan (CIP).
Provide coaching and assistance to Direct Support Professionals to implement interventions stated in the BSP.
Complete necessary training based on the Individuals needs.
Maintain and update the FBA, BSP, AND CIP as needed.
Submit accurate and complete weekly online progress notes.

ADVANTAGES
* Establish a relationship with one of the nation's largest referral agencies for behavioral-health.
* Payments processed weekly.
* Increase or decrease your schedule at your discretion: choose opportunities that best fit your schedule.
* Ability to grow professionally.
* Access to a broad array of client opportunities.

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW
Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. provides community and home based services to persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our team partners with family members and existing providers to create individualized goals allowing the team to help improve their life experiences.

Title: Behavioral Support Specialist
Class: Behavioral Health Specialist (BHS)
Work Type: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 1099
Ref. No.: 1193133-12
BC: #KFS201,#KFS201

Company: Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc.
Contract Contact: NEPA Careers
Office Email: NEPA@kfamilysolutions.org
Office Phone: 267-295-0320
Office Address: 2200 Hamilton Street, Suite 102, Allentown, PA 18104

Each Kaleidoscope Family Solutions (KFS) office is separately incorporated. Registering on the Kaleidoscope web portal is not a guarantee that contracting opportunities will be available and/or located. Further steps are required to complete your registration with the appropriate legal Kaleidoscope (KFS) entity. Professionals contracting through KFS are classified and compensated as self-employed independent contractors.

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