Behavior Consultant – BCBA, LCPC, or LCSW-C
Position: Behavior Support Services (BSS) Consultant
Department: Behavior Support Services
Reports to: Director, Autism & Behavior Support Services
Exempt/Non Exempt: Independent Contractor
The League for People with Disabilities has an immediate opening for the right individual to join our growing team as a Behavior Consultant! As part of The League work family, you can expect a friendly, supportive, and professional environment that will allow you to have an incredible impact on the lives of people with disabilities.
As The League receives referrals for Behavior Support Services (BSS), cases will be assigned to a BSS Consultant who will be responsible for producing the requested/authorized services (i.e., behavior assessment, behavior plan, and behavior consultation). All BSS services should focus on positive behavior interventions and utilize a person-centered approach, to address undesirable behaviors to allow individuals with disabilities to reach their highest level of independence.
This position requires excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, along with the knowledge and expertise to guide staff on effective behavioral strategies. This position is classified as an independent consultant, which offers the flexibility to create your own schedule, work from home and interact with other DDA-funded agencies and residential homes throughout Central Maryland; further details discussed during the interview process.
EDUCATIONAL AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 3 years of experience of working with persons with behavioral issues and developmental disabilities.
Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field.
LCSW-C, LCPC, or BCBA required. This is a State requirement and no exceptions can be made.
Knowledge and demonstrated skills in the theory of applied behavioral analysis, behavioral strategies/techniques, and evidence-based practices.
Ability to work with diverse populations.
Problem solving abilities.
Effective time management skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills.