Kaleidoscope Family Solutions Inc.
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Direct Support/Companion

Location: Beaver, PA 15009
Date Posted: 10/21/2021
Category: Direct Care Services
Education: Masters

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 in Beaver County.

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.

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 Individuals life experiences.

Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. is an EEO employer.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Candidates applying to this role also usually have experience or interest in other roles including Direct Support Professional, DSPs, Care Givers, Aides, Home Health Aide, Mental Health Technicians, MHTs, Behavior Health Technicians, BHTs, and Youth Care Workers.

Title: Direct Support/Companion
Class: One-on-One
Work Type: CONTRACT
Ref. No.: 1225163-68
BC: #KFS201

Company: Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc.
Contract Contact: WPA Careers
Office Email: [email protected]
Office Phone: 267-223-6380
Office Address: 600 North Bell Avenue, Bldg. 2, Suite 240, Carnegie, PA 15106

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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