Behavioral Specialist Consultants Non-Licensed --Pittsburgh
Glade Run Lutheran Services - Pittsburgh, PA

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Post by Jobing - The Behavioral Specialist Consultant is a member of the Wraparound team. Wraparound provides behavioral health treatment to children up to age 21 who have a mental health diagnosis or Autism Spectrum Disorder. The service uses professional staff and natural supports to literally "wrap" services around an identified child and the child's family. Services can be provided in the child's home, community and school.Wraparound services include: Autism and behavioral expertise to help families in creating an individual treatment plan based on their goals and objectives.

Using community resources to achieve maximum improvement in the child's function with minimum disruption to the family unit.Services are available in Beaver, Butler and Allegheny Counties. Graduate Master level mental health degree in mental health field (psychology, mental health counseling or social work)* with documented training in behavior modification. *If the degree is not one of the degrees listed above (such as education, sociology or ministry, etc.), then at least 50% of the graduate master level course work must be specific to the mental health field (a minimum of 12 advanced graduate master level mental health credits) AND must include a clinical mental health practicum or internship. Skills / Requirements • One year experience working with children, teens and families • Must have audio/visual/verbal activity to provide supervision for the clients and to perform essential job functions.

  • Must have emotional stability to perform essential job functions. • Ability to work as a team member. • Ability to accept supervision. • Ability to adjust hours to job requirements.
  • Ability to work independently. • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills. • Valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. • Ability to identify with the agency’s Mission Statement and support the agency’s Core Values.
  • Act 33/34 and FBI clearances.Knowledge Areas: • Crisis Intervention • Behavior Modification Techniques • Family and Individual Assessments • Behavior Management • Individual Services Treatment Model • DPW Regulations • Juvenile Justice System • OMH/MA Regulations • Child Protective Services Law • Child Development • Parenting Skills • Positive Discipline

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