The Licensed Behavioral Specialist Consultant will provide services to children/youth under the direction of a licensed psychologist. The Licensed Behavioral Specialist Consultant will provide ongoing analysis, treatment planning, and monitoring of treatment implementation.
Other duties may be assigned.
• Provide Licensed Behavioral Specialist Consultant services only
• Demonstrate a strong foundation in Applied Behavior Analysis
• Understand the behavioral characteristics typically associated with Autism, Behavior Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Intellectual Disabilities, Trauma, Attachment, etc.
• Design and interpret Functional Analyses of Behavior
• Design and implement multi-faceted behavior interventions
• Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle emotionally charged situations
• Communicate (written and verbal) effectively with parents and professionals
• Understand and coordinate services with the various support systems available in the community
• Maintain all documentation with Bethanna, DPW, and MCO standards
• Provide assessment, program design and monitoring of treatment interventions
• Develop treatment plans with measurable and relevant goals and interventions for all team members
• Develop behavioral plans using applied behavioral analysis methods addressing target behaviors
• Serve as a consultant to the MT/TSS and guide the team in terms of plan implementation
• Provide Assessment and Assistance for new TSS
• Train others to apply effective behavior management techniques annually
• Analyze data collected by team, teacher, parents, etc. to assess plan efficacy, progress, and modify plans when needed
• Consult with other treatment providers, schools, DHS, CUA, etc.
• Facilitate interagency team meetings to discuss treatment needs and determine plans
• Only provide services that are medically necessary and authorized
• Ensure authorized services hours are provided weekly
• Provide clinical information/data gathered to evaluating psychologist/psychiatrist to assist with the evaluation process
• Initiate obtaining addendum to psychological/psychiatric evaluations to modify prescriptions for services when needed.
• Assist with the completion of the CASSP packet in a timely manner to ensure services are authorized without disruption
• Attend supervision with licensed psychologist and BHRS Clinical Supervisor as required
• Fulfill all MCO/Bethanna and credentialing requirements.
• Be open to possibly providing emergency consultation for children/youth
• Maintain confidentiality within Bethanna and HIPPA guidelines
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Masters degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline such as: psychology, counseling, clinical social work, psychiatric nursing, and/or marriage and family therapy. Degree must include clinical coursework in the foundations of behavioral health and the provision of mental health services (e.g., individual, group and family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, crisis counseling, abnormal psychology, psychopathology, assessment, child development, personality theory, psychotherapy lab, clinical practicum). strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to read and effectively interpret written instructions, instructional materials, and treatment plans.