Behavioral Specialist I

Citizen Care Inc.

Position Description:
The Behavioral Specialist I will be responsible for the overall development and implementation of the person supported behavioral plan. Provide supports and interventions which focus on positive behavioral strategies. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA)
  • Developing behavioral support plans that are individualized and comprehensive, which utilized positive strategies to support the participant
  • Developing methods of tracking effectiveness of behavior support plan
  • Monitoring and analyzing data and make changes when necessary based on data collection
  • Training of and consultation with person served, family, friends and providers
  • Collaborating with the person serviced treatment team, including participation in the person supported ISP meetings
  • Provide crisis intervention support
  • Development of individualized crisis plan

Specific Requirements and Preferences:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related human service field
  • Licensed preferred (LSW, LCSW, LBS, LPC, Psychologist)
  • Two years’ experience supporting people with developmental disabilities
  • Two years’ experience in the mental health field
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Use of personal vehicle required
  • Act 34 and (if applicable) FBI Clearances

Organization Description:
Citizen Care Inc., a subsidiary of Partners For Quality Inc., provides residential, day program, habilitation, supported employment opportunities and behavioral support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are a non-profit organization, accredited by the Council on Quality & Leadership. Citizen Care has locations throughout the West Hills and South Hills of Allegheny County.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants can choose to apply in any of the following ways:

  • Complete an employment application online
  • Email resumes: [email protected]
  • Fax resumes: 412-446-0749
  • Drop off resumes or apply in person: Partners For Quality, 250 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

If you need any assistance or require an accommodation to apply please contact us at 412-446-0700. Partners For Quality and its family of agencies are an equal opportunity employer EOE. 

Posted August 18, 2021