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Behavior Specialist

Company: Merakey
Location: Pottsville
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking a Behavior Specialist to join our team in our Pottsville, PA location.Earn $28.55/hr.Position DetailsThe Behavioral Specialist will be responsible for:Collaborating with other members of the treatment team, assessing, designing, and directing the implementation of a recovery-oriented treatment and support plan that uses a person-centered approach for children and adults with a developmental disability and mental health diagnosis.Providing intensive therapeutic services in all types of settings, including but not limited to community living arrangements, schools, community settings, natural support residences, and more.Leading development and monitoring of behavioral support interventions and/or collaborating with external behavior support professionals.Providing individual and group treatment and support, choosing applicable modalities according to each individual's/family's needs and treatment plan.Collecting, evaluating, and presenting behavioral data through a functional behavioral assessment process.Conducting trainings related to the implementation of person-centered plans.BenefitsMerakey offers medical, dental - vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans and more!DailyPayWork/Life BalanceFlexible SchedulesCell Phone Discount PlansEmployee Referral BonusesTuition ReimbursementMembershipAbout MerakeyMerakey is a non-profit provider of developmental, behavioral health, and education services. More than 8,000 employees provide support to nearly 40,000 individuals and families throughout 12 states across the country each year. Click here to watch a video about Merakey. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Merakey welcomes all Veterans to apply!Requirements:The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:Master's Degree in psychology, counseling, applied behavior analysis or another health and human service-related field required.Licensed in the state of PA OR certified eligible as a Behavior Specialist (LBS), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Professional Counselor (LPC) or Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.At least one year experience in the behavioral health field working with individuals with mental health/developmental disabilities.Valid PA Driver's License required.

Keywords: Merakey, Reading , Behavior Specialist, Other , Pottsville, Pennsylvania

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