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Behavior Consultant (employee)

Full Time / Part Time

Fort Wayne, IN, USA

About the Role

A Behavior Consultant is responsible for conducting assessments, creating Individualized Treatment Plans (ITPs), programs, and behavior plans for Behavior Consultation (BC) and Waiver Services clients at Partners in Autism. In addition, they ensure that relevant Partners in Autism standards are being met, as well as those of IN-FSSA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Partners in Autism’s company culture standards and best practices

  • Conduct functional behavior assessments for in-coming Waiver Services clients

  • Develop individualized Behavior Support Plans (BSPs)

  • Analyze data and track client progress

  • Provide ongoing trainings to family/caregivers and staff on behavior plan implementation

  • Respond to all crisis situations 24/7

  • Participate in quarterly meetings as required 

  • Provide timely reports to the Director of Waiver Services and maintain open communication

  • Understand and abide by all applicable Partners in Autism policies, industry standards, and best practices including the FSSA/DDRS Waiver Manual

  • Collaborates with assigned HSPP on modifications to plans as needed

  • Attempt to grow client case-load and promote Partners in Autism’s mission in the community

  • Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis, Clinical, School, or other applied health service in the area of Psychology, Special Education, Social Work or Counseling

  • May also be a licensed marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, or licensed mental health counselor, or have a Master’s in the human services field with a minimum of 5 years writing Behavior Support Plans

  • Must provide copies of resumés, transcripts, and/or other documentation proving qualifications

  • Must pass a thorough background check

  • Must complete all company orientations, Health & Safety Training, and SafetyCare

  • Must have a current CPR/First Aid/AED with hands-on certification and TB screening

  • Valid Driver’s License and proof of vehicle insurance that covers personal injury, loss of life, and property damage 

  • Must maintain at least 10 CEUs annually that relate to the practice of behavior support 

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to bend, stoop, pull, push, walk, reach, lift, climb stairs, and run without assistance when applicable to work with clients of various ages. Must be prepared to handle physical behaviors from clients of all ages.

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