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Behavioral Specialist _2233

Company: The MENTOR Network
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

NeuroRestorative, a partner of The MENTOR Network provides rehabilitation services for people of all ages with brain, spinal cord and medically complex injuries, illnesses and other challenges. In a variety of locations and community-based settings, we offer a range of programs, including vocational and therapy programs, day treatments, and specialized services for infants, children, adolescents, Military Service Members and Veterans.

Behavioral Specialist

Do you have some experience in behavior management and are you looking for rewarding work in an organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of others? Bring your skills and commitment to a team-based workplace that puts people first. As Behavioral Specialist, you will contribute directly to the company's mission of providing quality service to the individuals we serve.

* Implement a treatment plan for individuals with behavior issues or mental health issues by providing individual and/or group support and intervention. * Complete structured assessment interviews with parents/care providers. * Conduct observation of the individual in appropriate settings such as home, school, or community. * Review social history information, complete functional assessments, and target appropriate behavior baseline information for each referred individual. * Write and submit summary of assessment and recommended behavior support plan components to interdisciplinary team (IDT) or program manager as applicable. * Ensure behavior support plans and support services comply with Individual Plans, quality standards, and regulatory requirements. * Encourage continuous, age-appropriate, active treatment and learning opportunities for individuals served. * Advocate for the human and civil rights of individuals receiving services from the agency by attending and presenting behavior support plan information to human rights and other review committees. * Support and train staff in implementing behavior intervention plans; conduct classes and orientations as assigned by the program director. * Attend staff meetings and interdisciplinary team meetings, as applicable. * Monitor assigned cases and initiate termination/transition process when appropriate; ensure optimal caseload is maintained. * May assist in intake process. * Assure that documentation and records are kept confidential, organized, and complete; submit monthly documentation to supervisor in an accurate and timely manner. * Develop and maintain professional relationships with local contacts, other professionals, and other staff members.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in a human services field. * 2-4 years of experience in a behavioral management role. * Documented training in behavior modification techniques required. * Ability to maintain composure while exercising sound judgment and discretion. * Commitment to the company's mission and values.

Why Join Us?

* Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week. * 401(k) with company match. * Paid time off and holiday pay. * Complex work adding value to the organization's mission alongside a great team of co-workers. * Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.

We have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services. At The MENTOR Network, our core values-Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth-and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. As an organization of people serving people in nearly 40 states, you'll have opportunities from coast to coast.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

Keywords: The MENTOR Network, Blacksburg , Behavioral Specialist _2233, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia

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