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Behavior Support Specialist

Location: Harrisburg, PA 17101
Date Posted: 11/08/2019
Category: Direct Care Services
Education: Masters Degree

Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. provides community, work, and home based services to adults with special needs. Our team partners with family members and existing providers to create individualized goals allowing the team to help improve their life experiences.

We are seeking an experienced Behavioral Specialist to work with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
* Observe the participant in various settings; and collaborate with his/her family and team to develop and implement a positive practice behavior support plan. Revise the plan as needed.
* Complete FBAs by conducting comprehensive functional assessments of participant's presenting issues
* Conduct training related to the implementation of behavior support plans with staff, the participant, their family members and caretakers
* Complete required paperwork related to data collection, progress reporting, monthly/quarterly reports and development of annual planning material

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
* Minimum of 2 years experience working with individuals with Autism and/or other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
* Minimum of a Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or a Pennsylvania Behavior Specialist License
* Completed training conducting and using a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA), and Post Test Certification - or willingness to complete the training during application process*
* Valid Drivers License, vehicle registration, and auto insurance for vehicle(s) used to provide services.
* Clean driving record and the ability to complete and pass required background checks
* Training to meet the unique needs of the participant which includes but is not limited to communication, mobility, and behavioral needs.



Title: Behavior Support Specialist
Class: Behavioral Health Specialist (BHS)
Work Type: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 1099
Ref. No.: 1194519-14
BC: #KFS201,#KFS201

Company: Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc.
Contract Contact: LPA Careers
Office Email: lpa@kfamilysolutions.org
Office Phone: 267-223-6380
Office Address: Lancaste, PA 17601

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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