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Behavior Specialist
Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Functional Support Services
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Posted: 09/12/2018
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Requirements
Job Status
Start Publishing: 09/12/2018
Stop Publishing: 11/12/2018
Description

Summary Statement

This new clinical position within CLM’s adult and children’s departments will provide clinical interventions in the office as well as within community settings to enhance the well-being of clients impacted by an intellectual disability and co-occurring mental health issue(s).  The Behavior Support Specialist will work closely with internal and external support networks/partners in pursuit of continuity of care and better outcomes for their clients.  This position is full-time with benefits at 35 hours/week working between the Derry and Salem offices. 

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties

  • Develop behavior plans, which will include, monitoring tracking outcomes, training appropriate staff, and modification of said plans as needed;
  • Provide assessments/outcome measures;
  • Train with Clinical Supervisor/IDD Specialist to build skills in the provision of quality service delivery for this clientele;
  • Gain extensive working knowledge of regional support network, collaborative partnerships, and Continuum of Collaborative Care model;
  • Provide functional support services to clients within the adult and/or children’s programing;
  • Assess for/and make referrals to CLM’s Community Support Program such as Supported Employment, Illness Management and Recovery evidence based practices;
  • Provide timely documentation on each service delivered;
  • Actively participate in collaborative interdisciplinary team meetings;
  • Provide consultation and support to home providers and/or family members;
  • Work with clients in their homes when appropriate as well as within the community.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree
Prefered Skills

Qualifications and Skills 

  • New Hampshire Board of Mental Health license preferred;
  • Applied behavior analysis (ABA) certification preferred;
  • Experience within a clinical setting providing support services;
  • Effective communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to multi-task;
  • Strong documentation skills and prior experience utilizing electronic records;
  • Strong ability and desire to work as part of a clinical team.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions 

  • Must have ability to sit at computer and use keyboard for data entry;
  • Must be able to flex schedule to accommodate needs of clients and be responsive to office space issues of agency;
  • Must have reliable transportation and the ability to travel within the community on a daily basis;
  • Must have ability to sit for long intervals while working with clients;
  • Must be willing to provide community based clinical sessions.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

 

  • Must have ability to sit at computer and use keyboard for data entry;
  • Must be able to flex schedule to accommodate needs of clients and be responsive to office space issues of agency;
  • Must have reliable transportation and the ability to travel within the community on a daily basis;
  • Must have ability to sit for long intervals while working with clients;
  • Must be willing to provide community based clinical sessions.

Directions for Applying for this Position

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to careers@clmnh.org

Center for Life Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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