Job Title: Behavioral Consultant (level 2 clinician)
The Behavioral Consultant will provide behavior services for the individual in our program. The duties involve directly providing services to individuals with an intellectual development disorder (IDD) or related condition.
Additionally, the Behavioral Consultant will be responsible for knowing and following the pertinent rules and regulations in the Indiana Administration Code for all waivers, as well as local and company policies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- The Behavioral Consultant will work with individuals, treatment teams, and directors to write implement and monitor behavior support plans and guidelines for individuals which comply with Regulatory guidelines and codes; systematically evaluates efficacy of plans and revises or provides revisions as needed.
- Act as a primary resource to the staff, support members, and directors in understanding disabilities and positive behavior support by provide ongoing in- services and education to the staff on general and individual based behavioral supports as well as concepts and procedures for functional behavioral analysis, including but not limited to methods for gathering and summarizing behavioral data and implementation of strategies.
- Perform direct observations of individuals for behavioral assessment and development.
- Work hands-on with the staff in the day habilitation centers and the in facilities to ensure full implementation of the behavior program.
- Conduct behavioral assessments and written reports and plans including but not limited to observational reviews, justification of services, mental status exams, Functional Assessments, Intakes, Analysis, FAST, ICAP, Monitoring Reports, Mental Health Support Plans and Behavior Intervention Programs.
- Track hours of contact and meet standards requirements for billing purposes.
- Responds to critical incidents involving aberrant or illegal behaviors on the part of persons served by providing guidance and post-intervention care to individuals, families, guardians and service providers.
- Ensure comprehensive notes for billable and non-billable services are written in accordance with State and Federal Billing Guidelines.
Required Education and Experience
A Master’s degree is required in Clinical Psychology, counseling Psychology, School Psychology or another applied health service area of psychology, Special Education, Social work, or counseling.Preferred:
- One year of experience in counseling and/or behavior management working with persons with developmental disabilities.
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist licensed under IC 25-23-6
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker under IC 25-23-6
- Licensed Mental Health Counselor under IC 25-23-6
Indiana Rules and Regulations
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected depending on the locations of the assigned caseload.