Job: Behavior Support Professionalarcthreerivers_tb6vq82019-01-11T11:15:03-05:00
|| Behavior Support Professional
||Charleston, West Virginia
A Behavior Support Professional (BSP) will develop task Analysis and person specific strategy or methodology of intervention or instruction plans for an individual. A BSP will evaluate environments for implementation of the plan which creates the optimal environment for learning. They will also train primary care providers in person-specific aspects and methods of intervention or instruction plans.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a human service field
- Master’s degree in related field preferred
- BSP certification preferred
- 1 year of professional experience with Intellectual or Developmentally Disabled Individuals
- Must have a valid Driver’s License and access to a working vehicle
- Must have a clean background check
The items listed are essential functions of the position unless otherwise stated
- Development of task analysis and person specific strategy or methodology for implementation of intervention or instruction plans for an individual (habilitation plans or staff/caretaker directions/guidelines). Example: How may the staff/caretaker create a successful environment for the person?
- Evaluate environment(s) for implementation of the plan which creates the optimal environment for learning. (BSP should select the most suitable environment for the consumer’s learning needs. For example, if the consumer has an aversion to noisy environments, the BSP would be aware of this and would steer the consumer/team from training in such environments as possible)
- Train primary care providers (i.e., family, residential habilitation providers, day habilitation providers, prevocational, supported employment, adult companion, and respite providers) in person-specific aspects and methods of intervention or instruction plans (habilitation plans or guidelines).
- Assessment, evaluation and monitoring of the effectiveness of intervention or instruction plans (habilitation plans or behavioral guidelines) for habilitation training.
- Job placement activities with a limit of 20 units per quarter (for members receiving supported employment services only)
- Pre-vocational and supported employment training
- Collect and evaluate data around targeted behaviors when this activity leads to a functional assessment and a behavior support plan (BSP may collect data to determine the need for a Behavior Support Professional) Once the need for a Behavior Support Professional is determined, the BSP would no longer provide the service.
- Responsible for all aspects of positive behavior support services
- Behavioral assessment or evaluation consisting of activities such as functional analysis of targeted behavior or analysis of behavioral data
- Development of Behavioral support plan, protocol or guideline, as well as training of providers to implement the plan, protocol or guidelines.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Ability to learn and communicate effectively on complex programs, procedures, and policies
- Project Management skills
- Knowledge of various computer software packages
- Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively both written and oral
- Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
- Attend and participate in scheduled meetings
- Accomplish all tasks as assigned or requested by supervisor
- Must be able to read, analyze and interpret complex documents
- Must have the ability to make effective presentations and persuasive speeches or presentations on controversial or complex topics
- Follow the guidelines and meet responsibilities set forth by all applicable regulatory and accreditation entities
- Ability to function effectively and efficiently in a “team environment”.
- For the purpose of functioning as a Behavior Support Professional, the BSP may be required to obtain and maintain the Positive Behavior Support Training per Title XIX Medicaid Waiver.
The Arc of the Three Rivers, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all persons without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, disability or sexual orientation. It is the policy of The Arc of the Three Rivers, Inc. to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding equal opportunity. In keeping with that policy, The Arc of the Three Rivers, Inc. is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Accordingly, The Arc of the Three Rivers, Inc. will not tolerate unlawful discrimination against or harassment of any of our employees or others present at our facilities by anyone, including any supervisor, co-worker, vendor, client, or customer of The Arc of the Three Rivers, Inc..