Community Services Group, Inc.

Community Services Group (CSG) is recruiting for a Behavioral Services Specialist for our Adult Community Based / Mobile MH/IDD Behavioral Intervention Program in Danville, PA.  It is a PRN Flexible position that will require travel in Columbia, Montour, Snyder and Union Counties.  No On-call or weekends will be required.

We are looking for a caring and compassionate professional to join our team of dedicated professionals and enjoy a rewarding career helping to improve the lives of others!

At CSG, a Behavioral Services Specialist is responsible for the development of behavioral and social programs for individuals with mental retardation/intellectual and developmental disabilities served by Community Services Group (CSG) in a variety of settings. The Behavioral Services Specialist works closely with supervisory and direct service staff to monitor the development and implementation of behavioral programs.  This position is responsible for ensuring individuals' rights and quality programming in accordance with the principles of self-determination, positive approaches, recovery and resiliency and CSG policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes motivational and functional assessments of individuals' behavioral, social and academic status to evaluate appropriateness for admission, progress in treatment, transfer or discharge.
  • Participates in the development of individual service or treatment plans to determine long and short term goals.
  • Reviews individual service plans with program specialists to ensure accuracy, thoroughness and recommends revisions as individuals' needs change.
  • Develops and assists direct service staff in developing goal plans and behavioral support plans for individuals.
  • Monitors individuals' progress through on-site visits, data collection, and periodic assessments to ensure appropriate and adequate programs.
  • Supervises the completion of periodic progress reports and monitors all program records to guarantee active rehabilitation.
  • Trains support staff in behavioral management techniques and other training topics in order to improve staff's effectiveness.
  • Acts as a resource person, provides technical assistance to program specialist and supports staff in areas related to behavioral programming.Participates in team meetings, medical appointments etc. relating to individuals as requested in order to provide guidance and support to staff.
  • Attends and participates in related committees as requested.
  • Provides coverage in emergency situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Credentials, and Experience:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a master's degree in special education, psychology, counseling, social work, education, applied behavior analysis, or gerontology.
  • Must have two years of direct experience with individuals with mental illness/intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Experience writing and implementing behavior support plans with individuals with IDD highly preferred, but not required.  
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet individual's and program's needs.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings, and meetings.
  • Must have the ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.

Apply today to Join our Team!

A World of Career Opportunities Awaits You at CSG!!! Together, We Can Do Great Things!!!

Community Services Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Workforce Diversity!

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