LOCATION: Allentown, PA, United States
Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC)
We are seeking a certified Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) for a part-time position working with school aged students in the Allentown, PA area. Eligible candidates must be available during evening hours (starting after 3pm) and occasionally during day time to attend meetings.
- Must be a licensed Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
- Must have a Master’s Degree with training in education, social work, counseling, juvenile justice, or other health-related discipline.
- Minimum of one year experience working directly with special needs children or adolescents in the mental health system, including crisis intervention training is required.
- Must have current, up-to-date clearances.
- Provide assessment, program design, and consultation to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families.
- Work with members of the team to design and direct a behavior modification plan that will meet the needs of the child and family.
- Provide supervision and direction for TSS and Mobile Therapist.
- Facilitate collaboration and communication across settings/providers.
- Compassion for and desire to work with people with developmental disabilities.
- Ability to communicate successfully with clients, vendors, and team members.
- Ability to handle multiple priorities, possess written and verbal skills for effective communication.
- Ability to demonstrate good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills.
- Consultation and collaboration with parents, legal counselors, and therapy providers.
- Discovering and understanding students’ circumstances in relation to their emotional reactions.
- Formulating and implementing techniques and methods of behavioral, mental, and emotional modification.
- Maturity, sensitivity, and objectivity when organizing resolutions.
- Evidence-based decision-making and accountability.
- Provide direct and supportive instruction to students.
- Assist in providing continued support in the students’ Individual Education Programs (IEP’s).
- Recognition and respect of diversity.
- Legal, ethical, and professional practices in compliance with federal and state mandates, as well as local policies concerning performance.