Services for the Underserved

  • Registered Behaivior Technician, Developmental Disabilities

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Category
    Developmental Disabilities
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    This is a NYS Department of Health Grant which will enable SUS to establish the “Transition to Independence Program,” holistic, multi-disciplinary teams designed to: 1) successfully transition adults in Brooklyn with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and challenging behaviors living in institutional settings back to the community and, 2) keep individuals at high risk for future reliance upon institutional levels of care in the community with appropriate supports.

     

    The Registered Behavioral Technician staff will assist BCBA's to train staff with behavior plans and data collection, will support individual's with increasing communication, and appropriate leisure skills to avoid incidents of problem behavior.

     

    Job Functions:

    • Collect data and conduct certain types of assessments
    • Review data and make appropriate changes to behavior plans based on data analysis
    • Train program managers, shift supervisors and direct care staff with individual behavior plan procedures and data collection
    • Assist with conducting functional analysis
    • Coordinate with program managers and shift supervisors
    • Consult with team members about individuals’ programs and services
    • Attend/coordinate meetings regarding the individuals
    • Assume the role of direct care staff for targeted shifts to facilitate generalization of staff trainings
    • Direct implementation of skills acquisition and behavior reduction plans developed by the supervisor
    • Interventions may at times require implementation of personal restraints
    • Collect data and conduct certain types of assessments
    • Review data and make appropriate changes to behavior plans based on data analysis
    • Train program managers, shift supervisors and direct care staff with individual behavior plan procedures and data collection
    • Assist with conducting functional analysis
    • Coordinate with program managers and shift supervisors
    • Consult with team members about individuals’ programs and services
    • Attend/coordinate meetings regarding the individuals
    • Assume the role of direct care staff for targeted shifts to facilitate generalization of staff trainings

    Qualifications

    • Experience implementing ABA principles with individuals with developmental disabilities
    • Possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Will complete 40 hour training program conducted, RBT certification a plus
    • SCIP-R and CPR Training preferable, will train of direct care staff for targeted shifts to facilitate generalization of staff trainings

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.

     

    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

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