SCFU is looking for committed and collaborative Behavior Intervention Specialists (BIS) to support our Direct Support Professionals (DSP) in the Residential & Day Habilitation Programs. This position must be able to travel to all residential locations in Bronx and Westchester locations. As a BIS you will provide functional behavioral analysis and behavior/psychological assessments, develop and monitor behavior support plans and assist with the development and implementation of individual goals.
- Conduct functional behavior analysis
- Prepare behavior support plans to address challenging behaviors
- Assess psychosexual behaviors as needed for individuals
- Communicate with Residential and Day Habilitation staff regarding behavioral issues of individuals.
- Supervise the implementation of behavioral support plans and assist as needed
- Generate weekly observational reports and monthly progress reports for each individual
- Write clinical presentations for the Human Rights Committee (HRC), Life Plan/Staff Action Plan review meetings, Residential and Day Habilitation Staff meetings and Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings
- Attend and participate in various meetings and committees
- Maintain coordination of active treatment services for people being supported in SCFU and Day Habilitation Programs in accordance with OPWDD regulations
- Monitor/Assess monthly behavioral data progress
Skills & Abilities
- Preferred Master's degree in one of the following human services professional fields (including, but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation, counseling or psychology) required
- 1-2 years’ experience and training in applied behavior analysis (ABA) supports for people with autism highly preferred
- Clean and valid NY Driver’s license is required
- Generous Paid Time Off
- 3 Floating Holiday per year
- 9 Agency Paid Holidays
- Short Term and Long Term Disability
- 403 B Retirement Plans
- Pre Taxed Commuter Benefits
- Professional Development
- Employee Discount Programs
Special Citizens Futures Unlimited, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, sex, disability, familial status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or any other category protected under federal, state or local law. Special Citizens Futures Unlimited, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the agency has facilities.