Behavioral Intervention Specialist (In home Behavioral Support)
Wildwood Programs. - New York, NY

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This position works with individuals, family members, family support staff, and clinical supervisor to assess, and to develop behavior support plans for addressing behaviors that interfere with an individual’s daily functioning in the home and community. It will also:
  • Conducts behavioral assessments and writes behavior support plans in collaboration with families.
  • Provides family members with relevant training individually or in groups. This may include topics such as use of social stories, technology supports, positive behavior supports and specific behavior support strategies.
  • Reviews behavior support plans and relevant data regularly and makes changes as needed
  • Acts as a primary resource to families in understanding disabilities and positive behavioral support.
This is a full time position working in our Family and Community Services Department.

Master's degree from a regionally accredited college in a clinical and/or treatment field of psychology, social work, school psychology, or related human services field; or license in Mental Health Counseling. Specialized training or experience in assessment techniques and behavioral support plan development; and experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. A valid NYS driver's license and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage. Daily access to an automobile and a willingness to transport program participants.