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Behavior Specialist - Brockton, MA

Behavior Specialist - Brockton, MA

Job ID 
2018-4017
Job Location 
US-MA-Brockton
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Summary

Under the direction of the Clinical Director, the Behavior Specialist is responsible for ensuring delivery of behavioral services to assigned students at the May Center School for Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders in Brockton. This includes supervising the daily implementation of behavior support plans in the classrooms.

 

Part of what sets May Institute apart from other organizations is our uncompromising commitment to professionalism and excellence. Our work is grounded in evidence-based ABA practice. Our mission and vision drive us to understand each person’s unique needs and find effective means to help each individual reach his or her potential and live as independently as possible. We are proud to be an active center of training and research, and are dedicated to improving our employees’ clinical understanding and creating research opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct behavior assessments as needed to identify problem behavior; develop appropriate support plans to correct problem behaviors.
  • Train classroom staff to implement behavior support plans with integrity
  • Collect and analyze IOA, treatment integrity, crisis intervention, and problem behavior data
  • Modify behavior support plans based on data collected
  • Provide staff training and feedback based on data collected
  • Ensure appropriate contact with parents regarding behavioral issues
  • Assist in the admissions process with the identification and screening of possible students to be served by the program
  • Liaise with residential, administrative, and support service departments

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • BCBA, or making progress toward BCBA certification
  • Previous experience conducting behavior assessments and developing behavior intervention plans
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills