Behavior Specialist- Senior- Expert

Torrance, PA

Posted: 05/17/2023 Job Number: 23919592 Pay Rate ($): 24.0

Job Description

Behavior Specialist- Senior- Expert

Pay Rate: $24 / hour

Minimum Qualifications
Consultant will possess a minimum of a master' s degree in education or psychology, social work, or other related field with an emphasis on behavioral support. Additionally, he or she will also have at least five years in service delivery to persons living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and 1000 hours experience in conducting functional behavioral assessment (FBA) in the community.
Role Description:
Consultant will report to the Client Director of Clinical Services.
Participate in the development and analysis of funding mechanisms to support adults with ASD.
Troubleshoot with regional offices on issues arising with waiver and ACAP service delivery.
Assist in drafting revised service definitions as needed.
Supervise ongoing clinical monitoring of the waiver and other funding streams.
Work with clinical director on research from the outcome measures for the waiver and ACAP products.
Participate in meetings with other consultants and governmental agencies about autism issues as requested.
Meet with stakeholder groups as assigned by Bureau Director.
Supervise the project work of the Client behavior specialists and associate specialists as assigned.
Work with Client team to identify trainings needed for better service delivery to children and adults living with ASD.
Assess capacity and needs statewide in children' s and adult service systems.
Develop original training materials, including manuals, on-line modules, e-learning materials and testing and tracking systems.
Design assessments to determine competence of those completing trainings.
Work with other agencies to develop internal capacity to provide trainings for their staff and providers.
Provide training to DPW staff and providers of services on research-based interventions for individuals with ASD.
Assist with the distribution of best practices statewide standards regarding diagnosis, assessment and treatment of individuals with ASD.
Participate in the development of training protocols for service providers
Do training presentations to groups within and outside of the Commonwealth on subjects pertaining to autism spectrum disorders
Collaborate with service providers to advance research-based, outcomes driven programs for individuals with ASD.
Provide case specific consultation/ or technical assistance on functional behavior assessment (FBA) and Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and other DPW departments as assigned.
Supervise the follow-up on cases with behavior support specialist as assigned
Monitor the efficacy of the supports for these participants' plans as needed
Review these consults with the clinical director

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