Heritage Christian Services is seeking candidates for the Behavior Intervention Specialist position. You will be responsible for overseeing the mental health, emotional, and behavioral needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Have a Master’s degree in a clinical or treatment field in psychology, social work, school psychology, applied psychology as it relates to human development and clinical intervention, or a related human services field; OR a New York State license in Mental Health Counseling; and have or obtain OPWDD-approved specialized training or experience in assessment techniques and behavioral support plan development; OR
Have a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field; and have provided behavioral services for an agency in the OPWDD system as of , and continuously since 12/31/2012; and is either actively working toward a Master’s degree in an applied are of psychology, social work, or special education; or completes at least one graduate-level course in an applied health service area of applied psychology, social work, or special education each year.
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