Behavior Specialist
Wildwood Programs. - Schenectady, NY

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This position responsibilities include but not limited to: Works with individuals, teams and the Associate Director to:
assess and develop behavior support plans for addressing behaviors
that interfere with a student’s daily functioning.

Acts as a primary resource to staff in understanding disabilities and
positive behavioral support.

Provides ongoing in-service training to staff on disabilities and
behavioral support as well as concepts and procedures for functional
behavioral analysis, including methods for gathering and summarizing
behavioral data.

Models positive behavioral support in an integrated team environment.

Performs direct observation of students for behavioral assessments and

Conducts behavioral assessments and writes behavior plans under the
supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Designs, modifies, and implements behavioral support plans in
conjunction with the treatment team and classroom.

Meets and consults with the psychologist weekly on individuals

Works with families and direct support staff in developing behavioral

Participates in annual reviews and meetings on student’s progress.
Guides the team in planning and implementing appropriate behavioral

Maintains ongoing communications with service providers, treatment
providers and team members to coordinate services.

Provides accurate, relevant data for review by Associate Director for
shared cases.

Master's degree from a regionally accredited college in psychology, special education or related field and two years related experience and/or training. BCBA preferred. Opportunity to receive BCaBA and BCBA
supervision. Eligibility for Applied Behavioral Analyst certification.A valid NYS drivers license and daily use of a motor vehicle. Occasional evening, night and weekend work.