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compensation: Rate is based on experience and will be discussed during interviewing process employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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Charles River Center is currently seeking an experienced and compassionate Behaviorist to develop, train and implement all positive behavior plans, protocols and strategies for individuals within our residential programs. This rewarding career opportunity requires that the right candidate possess a working knowledge of Applied Behavioral Analysis and positive behavioral supports to effectively teach learning strategies to communicate needs and assess behavioral issues of individuals, and develop positive behavioral treatment programs that increase effective and appropriate behaviors to communicate needs and goal achievement as well as reduce challenging behaviors. The Behaviorist will report to the Vice President of Residential Services. In addition to becoming part of a dedicated team of professionals with an ever-expanding agency, Charles River Center offers a competitive salary with an outstanding benefits package which includes an excellent healthcare package, 401k, and tuition reimbursement program.
•Conduct functional behavioral assessments for individuals in need of behavioral intervention within assigned programs. This will include indirect and direct observations and a full review of medical, psychological, and social case histories.
•Develop positive behavioral support strategies in accordance with Positive Behavior Supports and Applied Behavioral Analysis principles.
•Serve as a member of the CRC agency clinical team to assess individual needs and develop plans in a collaborative manner for teams across settings.
•Develop reporting systems that allow for monthly, quarterly and annual analysis of the effectiveness of the plans. Prepare those reports in a timely fashion.
•Observe individuals and staff in programs and/or other settings to assess treatment integrity.
•Collaborate with families, guardians, residential providers and psychiatrists in the development of treatment programs for individuals.
•Master’s degree or equivalent; or at least five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must be fluent in English and have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
•Must possess a working knowledge of Positive Behavior Supports and Applied Behavioral Analysis.
•At least two years of experience with children/adults on the autism spectrum preferred.
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