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Behavior Therapist

Company:
SpringHealth Behavioral Health
Location:
Milledgeville, Georgia, United States
Posted:
April 11, 2019

Description:

We are looking for a talented Behavior Therapist to take on cases in Milledgeville, GA. At SpringHealth, we believe in a holistic approach, treating the mind and body together. We provide services for children and adults, using positive programming and non-aversive strategies to deliver the best quality support. Our services are tailored to meet the unique needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD, or mental illness to help them achieve their best overall health and well-being.

Our evidence-based programs and therapies are designed to give children and adults more positive, active and social lives. We conduct appointments in a variety of locations. These include residential homes, schools, family homes, nursing homes, workplaces, and other community-based settings.

Some of the things our clinicians love about work for SpringHealth are:

Work from Home when not seeing clients

Flexible Work Schedule

Opportunity for Advancement

Opportunity to learn the business side with joining a group at the ground level

Opportunity to work with multiple populations including adults and youth

Responsibilities

Conduct initial/ongoing assessments to meet the needs of the individual

Continue open communication between supervisors; direct care staff members; family members; guardians; collateral individuals regarding the individual’s status/progress

Provide a tentative schedule to supervisor of appointments/home visits/observations for the week/month to continue open communication of work progress

Conduct home visits to meet the requirements of in-home observations; chart reviews; staff interviews; data analysis; and to ensure implementation of the program plan is effective and followed per the program

Participate in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings as well as other pertinent meetings/appointments to ensure all team members are continuing open communication of the individual’s progress

Conduct training/in-service trainings, annually, and as needed to ensure staff and other team members are competent on the implementation of the program plan and/or documentation sheets

Acts as liaison with the public and mental health community for the purpose of supporting individual development goals

Specific Requirements

Qualifications:

Master degree in a human related field with a minimum of 2 years experience (this includes a BCBA or Licensed Psychologist)

MUST have experience writing behavior support plans

2 years experience providing behavior services including:

Conducting Behavioral Functional Assessments

Writing Behavior Support Plans based on Function of the behavior

Collecting behavioral data, graphing, and analyzing

Training Staff on BSPs

Monitoring the BSP in the home, community, and day programs

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

writing positive behavior support plans: 2 years (Required)

Education:

Master's (Required)