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Behavior Specialist Consultant

Silver Springs - Martin Luther School 19119, PA
  • Posted: September 09, 2008
  • Contractor
Job Description Silver Springs - Martin Luther School (SS/MLS), located on a picturesque 36-acre campusin Plymouth Meeting, promotes safety and nonviolencewhilecultivating a caring environment supportedby the agency's core values and theSanctuary Model of care.SS/MLS strives tocreate and maintain a quality "therapeutic teaching community' that promotes recovery from traumafor the children and families that we serve.

SS/MLS is currently seeking a Behavior Specialist Consultant(BSC)within the BHRS program. BHRS is a community based mental health program which provides behavioral and emotional support to children and their families in their homes, schools and other community settings, primarily in Philadelphia and surrounding counties.

The BSC will beresponsible for assisting in the design and implementation of treatment plans and other intervention plans and directing the quality of the treatment activities of the Mobile Therapists and Therapeutic Staff Support, all of which is individualized to each child or adolescent and to family needs in collaboration with other members of the treatment team.

This position is a part-time (minimum 10 hours per week) fee-for-serviceIndependentContractor position. Job Requirements Applicants must have the following:
  1. Master's Degree from an accredited university in Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Worker, Psychiatric Nursing 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)

  2. Two (2) years verified post-Master's experience providing mental health treatment to children, and at least one (1) year experience using behavior analysis/modification techniques.

  3. Minimum of 8 hours of prior training in behavior analysis/modification.

  4. ABA certification preferred.

Qualifications: 1. Master's Degree from an accredited university in Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Worker, Psychiatric Nursing 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) 2. Two (2) years verified post-Master's experience providing mental health treatment to children, and at least one (1) year experience using behavior analysis/modification techniques. 3. Minimum of 8 hours of prior training in behavior analysis/modification. 4. ABA certification preferred. Education: Bachelor's Degree Employment Type: ["CONTRACTOR"]

Silver Springs - Martin Luther School

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