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Behavior Intervention Specialist

Amsterdam, NY
Behavior Specialist / Social Worker

Location:  Amsterdam, NY
FLSA:  Non-exempt
Reports To: Supervising Behavior Specialist
Physical requirements:  The ability to utilize SCIP RR techniques is required.  Normal Office Environment.   
Hours of Work:  Monday thru Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with flexible schedule.   Full time 37.5 hours.  Some travel required.
Pay Range: The pay range is $24.70 to $35.28

Job Summary:  Provide psychological and behavioral services to individuals with disabilities.  Ensure compliance with all regulations.  Maintain records in compliance with agency policies & procedures.

Job Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, school psychology, or applied psychology is required.  National board certification in behavior analysis (BCBA), or New York State license in mental health counseling is preferred.
  2. At least one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or special training in the field is required.
  3. Valid NYS driver’s license is required.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Provide Psychological/Behavioral services to individuals in programs, maintaining compliance with Department and Agency policy/procedure, State, local, and Federal regulations.
  2. Record and maintain individual’s behavioral records in compliance with all department and agency policies/procedures. 
  3. Provide training to agency personnel including home and worksites.
  4. Participate in team meetings and surveys as part of individuals overall plan of care.
  5. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, Human Rights Committee review, plan fading and requirements, tracking and programmatic compliance.
  6. Ensure review of Behavior Support Plans and monitoring plans to ensure compliance.
  7. Participate in additional caseload coverage as assigned.
  8. Pursue personal/professional development and attend mandated agency training as required.
  9. Ensure communication is appropriate, accurate and timely.

Disclaimer – The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Liberty reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend its policies, programs and/or guidelines, including the contents of this job description, at any time without prior notice.  A candidate’s rate of pay is based upon a consideration of several factors which may vary based upon the position.  These factors may include education, prior work experience, licenses, certifications and labor markets.  In addition to your pay, Liberty cares about you and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family.  Liberty offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves.   

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