Home & Community Connections works towards growth, learning and strives to create an environment of equity, inclusion and a sense of belonging.
Home and Community Connections is seeking a Behavioral Health Specialist to join our team. The Behavioral Health Specialist is responsible for supporting Home & Community Connections programs and individuals supported, with comprehensive, culturally informed, behavioral supports, understanding that behavior is most often a form of communication where seeking to understand, with curiosity, what is being communicated is our primary approach. This position will work closely with Home and Community Connection’s Clinical Team, Assistant Directors, Program Managers and Support Specialists. With the support of the Clinical Director, they will develop relationships with folks supported, assess the behavioral needs of folks supported, develop/maintain behavior plans, ensure data tracking is being collected accurately and provide training and mentoring to staff members on behavioral interventions. This position will be a combination of administrative (in office) as well as providing training and support to individuals supported in their homes.
HOURS: Full time, non-exempt position. $21.50/hour
LIFTING REQUIREMENTS: Ability to safely lift 25 pounds is required.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Psychology, ABA, Mental Health) preferred. A valid Massachusetts driver’s license, or license in the state you currently reside, is required. Two years positive driving history is required. A basic competency in computer skills which include navigating windows-based programs and the internet.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of Two (2) years professional level experience providing behavioral supports to individuals with disabilities, excellent writing skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite. In addition, this position requires this person has a demonstrated commitment to social justice and an understanding of the universality of trauma.
- Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate students can earn both restricted and unrestricted fieldwork supervision hours from this position. (Implementing behavioral interventions, training, FCT, rating scales, data collection, ABC data collection, FBA’s, behavior plan development etc.)
- Knowledge in BST behavior skills training and emergency restraint training a plus.
The Consortium is committed to undoing systems of oppression and the harms they have caused. It actively works toward building an anti-racist environment and sense of belonging.
Please submit a letter of interest to Jasmine Velez at JVelez@wmtcinfo.org by April 14, 2023
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