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Licensed Behavior Specialist 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location PA CBHS Philadelphia Behavioral Health Care Services  
Open Date 5/15/2018  
Req Number CLI-18-00419  

Are you looking for a meaningful career where you can make an impact on the lives of children and their families? Do you enjoy working with children with autism and aspire to one day become a BCBA?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Behavior Specialist Consultant has its Advantages!

As a Behavior Specialist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

  • A Flexible Work Schedule with Full-Time Employee Status - This is not a contract position
  • Generous time off and full medical benefits
  • Supervision for those aspiring to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)
  • Access to knowledgeable & experienced leaders within our national clinical network
  • Manageable Caseload with company provided Cell Phone and Laptop

Devereux Behavioral Health Rehabilitation (BHRS) Services is growing and looking for Full-Time Licensed Behavior Specialist Consultants (BSC) in Philadelphia. Our BSCs provide Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum between the ages of two and 21. The goal of ABA through BHRS is to maximize capacity to address environmental stimuli (setting events, antecedents and consequences), involve caregivers and other family members, and coordinate with other professionals. This is a community-based position which may involve going into home, community and school settings.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools, and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,000 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee-paid vision, supplemental life, and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work:

Keywords: BCBA, ASD, Therapist, Family Therapy, Mobile Therapy

Position Requirements

Education: Master's degree in psychology, special education, or related human services field required. Must be Licensed in the following: Licensed Behavior Specialist Consultant (L-BSC); Licensed Social Worker (LSW); Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); MFT, Licensed Psychologist.

Experience: Must have 1 year of post-masters experience in ABA working with children/adolescents with intellectual disabilities, mental health disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorder. Significant experience writing Positive Behavior support plans and conducting FBAs, and training staff also required. Requires strong data collection utilizing computer applications. Must have a valid driver's license with reliable transportation.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Job Summary Schedule for this position is: Monday-Friday Salary is $51,000 + option for incentive bonus  
Contact Information Amanda Bush, PHR  
About the Organization The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE  

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