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Assistant Clinical Director/Behavior Specialist

CO-OP North Dighton, MA
  • Expired: 11 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are seeking an Assistant Clinical Director/Behavior Specialist to become a part of our team! You will coordinate and assist the Clinical Director in the development, delivery, and monitoring of Agency Psychology services.


  • Ensure appropriate implementation of Psychology programs and therapies through ongoing observations, meetings, and information-sharing with staff, Clinical Assistants, Program Managers, and Coordinators, as assigned.
  • In coordination with the Clinical Director provide training and supervision to clinical staff, conduct their respective performance evaluations: and implement disciplinary procedures as necessary.
  • Assist in the collection, interpretation, summarizing and graphing of data as assigned by the Clinical Director.
  • Uphold all guiding principles of Positive Behavior Support as guided and assigned by the Clinical Director.
  • Assist and train staff in implementation of all behavioral/therapy programs and crisis intervention procedures and evaluate program efficacy.
  • Assist in the development and ensure the completion of service documentation requirements including, but not limited to, data collection, progress notes, support strategies, annual and semi-annual assessments and reports.
  • Assist in ongoing staff training through Behavior Review Meetings, focusing on positive behavioral support strategies.
  • Conduct individual therapy programs, including counseling, relaxation therapy, and other skills training programs.
  • Implement procedures for ensuring that all behavioral programs/therapies are based on individual competencies and needs, and are reflective of rights and dignity, in conformance with Agency philosophy.
  • Participate in medication/psychiatric review process through data summaries, anecdotal reporting and attendance at meetings, as assigned by Clinical Director.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions related to developing social skills, general relaxation, identifying coping skills and positive replacement behavior.
  • Ensure timely and periodic communication of relevant information to external parties including but not limited to: DDS and Public School personnel, parents/guardians, and Residential or Day Program providers, as applicable.
  • Provide corrective feedback to Program staff relative to implementation of behavioral/therapy programs.
  • Serve as liaison between Agency and outside mental health providers, as necessary. Attend appointments as needed ensuring current behavioral and nursing data is available.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • At least one of the following (licenses must be active in MA):
    • Licensed Behavior Analyst (LABA)
    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCCBA)
    • Psychologist
    • Clinical social worker
    • Applied Behavior Analyst (ABA)
    • Masters level Speech Pathologist (SLP)
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
    • Master in Education with a certificate in Special EducatioN
  • Three years training in functional based behavioral assessments
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, and an agreement to use one’s personal vehicle for business purposes if so required.
  • Three years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Acceptable Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and fingerprint check.


Why Work Here?

Our services are person-centered, embracing the vision, interests and support needs of each person.

Based in southern Massachusetts, this organization is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization dedicated to supporting individuals with developmental and other disabilities through a diverse menu of programs and clinical services, including residential, employment supports acquired brain injury, other specialized services, and a variety of day program activities. CO-OP's mission focuses on individualized services and community participation. Founded in 1972 and currently serving over 300 individuals and family members in Southeastern Massachusetts. For more information, go to


455 Somerset Ave. North Dighton, MA 02764
North Dighton, MA
02764 USA