Behavior Management Therapist

Position Summary

The Behavior Management Therapist provides home and community-based behavior management and support to youth and families at risk. The Behavior Management Therapist will develop a specific behavior treatment plan that addresses the challenging behaviors of the youth in order to improve the youth and family functioning. They will work directly with the guardian to teach, model, and implement the behavior plan and collaborate with relevant stakeholders, advocating for the youth and family.

Education & Licensing Requirements

* Master’s degree in one of the following areas: Addictions Counseling; Applied Behavior; Autism; Spectrum Disorders; Child Development and Early Childhood education; Clinical Psychology; Counseling Psychology Education; Education; Family Therapy Marriage & Family Therapy Psychology; Social Work; Special Education * Must have completed a full-time clinical internship in a mental health setting OR BCBA, LISCW, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW, or LADC-1

Duties & Responsibilities

* Provides outreach to community providers to develop and foster solid working relationships and awareness of CBHI services. * Ensure that documentation meets the Performance Specifications set forth by the state and is submitted timely * Consult with other community-based resources such as state agencies, schools, medical and other mental health professionals, as necessary * Complete a Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Management Plan individualized for the youth and family. * Observe the youth/family in the home and community setting and engages the youth/family/stakeholders in structured interviews * Work in tandem with a Behavior Management Monitor to implement the behavior plan established for the identified youth and family

Experience & Skills

* Knowledge of Applied Behavioral Analysis or Positive Behavior Support principles required * Familiarity with conducting Functional Behavior Assessments preferred * Ability to create interventions/strategies to address maladaptive behaviors as noted in the Functional Behavior Assessment desirable * Passion and commitment to helping the youth in our community * Ability to evaluate progress from a qualitative and quantitative standpoint in an effective manner * Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Benefits of Working at South Bay

* We are passionate and dedicated to helping our community * You get hands-on, invaluable experience working with our consumers in their environment * As a South Bay employee, you have a clear career path * We continually offer training and have a successful on-boarding process. * We offer competitive salary, mileage stipend, health benefits, paid time off, flexible schedule for clinical staff, strong team environment, in service training, electronic health records, professional liability insurance, and career advancement.

About South Bay

Do you want to work with leaders in your field to make an impact in underserved communities? Come join South Bay Community Services, a leader in community-based, behavioral health care. At SBCS, our mission is to encourage the self-sufficiency of disadvantaged people through behavioral health care services that are grounded in the community. We are constantly evolving our programs to meet the changing needs of our consumers. We believe, above all else, that every member of the community is worth fighting for.

South Bay Community Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Tracking Code

397

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Area

Child & Adolescent
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