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Behavior Specialist for Adults with Disabilities

Company: People Power PEO LLC
Location: Longmont
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

If you are passionate about improving the lives of adults with developmental disabilities apply now! Sample Supports is hiring motivated and passionate professionals to assess and implement effective behavior programming for adults with developmental disabilities. This position is responsible for helping create clinical behavior plans, providing training and consultation to those implementing the plans, and providing ongoing behavior counseling directly to the individual. The successful candidate will need to be able to adapt quickly to changes, as every day brings new challenges. Sample Supports' culture is fast paced, supportive and inspiring. If you are looking for an environment where hard work is expected and rewarded, this is the place for you! We are seeking applicants that are interested in being part of a growing social services agency working to be the BEST in Colorado supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Benefits:For those who qualify: Medical (company pays a generous portion of employee-only premiums) and Dental Benefits (company pays a portion employee-only premium), Vision, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dependent Care Spending Account (DCA - up to $250 employer contribution for those who are also contributing), Aflac Accident and Short Term Disability Insurance, 100% Employer Paid Term Life, Voluntary Term Life, Pet Insurance, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, Mileage Reimbursement, Parental Leave, Inter-Company Discounts, and a 401 (k) with 4% match.Schedule Expectations:Flexible and independent schedule to include primarily daytime hours. Position entails availability for crisis situations, and some evenings and weekends may be required as emergent needs arise.Essential Duties / Responsibilities:Provide individual counseling supports to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches including CBT, ABA, and DBTServices provided include but are not limited to: consultation, counseling, line services, and assessmentsProvides direct client services to individuals on caseload as needed to ensure their health, safety and overall quality of life is maintainedEffectively manage paperwork and files for clients and providers/employees according to high program standards, regulations and auditing requirementsAbility to facilitate agency behavior assessments and create comprehensive clinical behavioral treatment plansEvaluates and provides therapeutic intervention for clients using verbal communication and appropriate curriculum according to client's level of cognitive functioningProvide consistent and skilled intervention for behaviors and issues related to developmental disabilities, mental health and trauma historiesMaintain successful communication with all team members and establishing a comprehensive case management approach, establishing the agency as a primary memberMaintaining positive rapport with clients, and providersQualifications:BSW or similar required MSW or similar preferredAbility to effectively work independently with minimal supervisionClinical experience, preferably in the IDD fieldMust be at least 21 years of ageMust be competent and willing to perform Non-Violent Crisis Intervention physical managements as trainedAble to perform the physical demands of the positionDue to the nature of the work performed at People Power PEO, and that this position works with an at risk population, we do require a criminal background check be completed.Salary:$41,600

Keywords: People Power PEO LLC, Longmont , Behavior Specialist for Adults with Disabilities, Other , Longmont, Colorado

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