CTP is hiring for a Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS) in Philadelphia, PA (North, Northeast and West)
Connecting the Pieces is seeking a Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS) to work with students with special needs as part of the student’s IEP team. The LBS will be responsible for development of IEP goals, analyzing data, reporting on progress, consultation with IEP team members, consultation and guidance to IEP team members including paraprofessionals, completing assessments including Functional Behavior Assessment and Positive Behavior Support Plans, and making data base decisions that ensure students make progress. Services are provided during traditional school day hours and would include a variety of students with different disabilities ranging from 3-21 in age.
Job Type: Full Time, Salaried
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Strong communication skills to work with a diverse team.
- Basic computer skills and utilize all required software.
- Ability to problem solve and assist in decision making.
- Work productively to develop relationships with individuals, families, and school personnel.
- Proven creative abilities, strong organizational and time management skills.
- Excellent oral written and interpersonal skills and good customer service skills.
- Maintain a high level of organization for daily, weekly, and monthly record keeping.
- Assess the student’s treatment needs and write detailed goals and objectives, so that progress may be tracked and measured.
- Develop and Implement IEP goals, PBSP, and SDIs for students with various learning differences/ disabilities.
- Create or preform a range of Behavioral Assessments including FBA, VB Mapp, ABLLS-R, AFLS.
- Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS) must be licensed through the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine.
- A Master's degree in: Special Education, Psychology, or related field, with specialized knowledge of behavioral health and treatment philosophies and professional practices.
- A minimum of three years of recent experience working with individuals who have autism spectrum disorders or developmental disability and their families.
- Knowledge of current methods and techniques of applied behavior analysis.
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
- Competence in analyzing assessment results, designing appropriate individual treatment plans and behavioral programs, and monitoring progress.
Must be able to work effectively as a team member, demonstrate flexibility and desire to learn new skills, improve professional qualifications, and work independently
- If seeking BCBA certification, CTP will provide supervision hours
- Simple IRA, Medical and AFLAC
- Competitive Pay
- Paid Holidays
- Paid initial and ongoing trainings
- Opportunities for career advancement
- Performance bonus
- Opportunities for Behavioral Specialization
Full Time LBS
- Work life balance with no nights or weekends
- Manageable caseload
- Mileage / travel reimbursement
- Combination of F2F and virtual service delivery
- Professional Development
- Salary increase opportunity with BCBA certification
- Accredited CEU provider