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Req. No. REF374E
Behavior Support Specialist
Location:
Portland, OR
Schedule:
Part-time
Education:
Not Applicable
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
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Special Note:

We are looking for an experienced Behavior Specialist for our residential adult group homes and supported living programs in the Portland metro area. You will be part of our diverse workforce providing training and support to our team of direct support staff and program directors.

The behavior specialist will:

  • Complete functional assessments
  • Develop positive behavior support plans
  • Train staff on supports as outlined in the behavior support plan
  • Train OIS (Oregon Intervention System)
  • Monitor behavior data
  • Monitor agency compliance as outlined in the Oregon administrative rules
  • Provide ongoing support to individuals, program directors and staff as needed

Qualifications

 

  • This position requires excellent decision-making, time management and organizational skills, and professional-level verbal and written communication skills. 

The state of Oregon requires one of the following criteria are met:

  • Possess a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) graduatelevel certification in behavior analysis and one year of experience using positive behavior support services with individuals who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities. OR
  • Possess a Master of Arts or Master of Science in psychology, sociology, human services, education, social work, or the equivalent as evidenced by providing transcripts indicating applicable coursework, and one year of experience using positive behavior support services with individuals who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities OR
  • Possess a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in psychology, sociology, human services, education, social work, or the equivalent as evidenced by providing transcripts indicating applicable coursework, and three years of experience using positive behavior support services with individuals who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities OR
  • A minimum of six years of experience performing professional behavior services using positive behavior support services prior to January 1, 2021.

The successful candidate will also:

  • Posess the knowledge of the philosophy, services and techniques required to provide effective program support for people with developmental disabilities who are engaging in challenging behaviors
  • Have the ability to form positive relationships and work collaboratively with management staff, families and community partners is essential
  • Be a certified trainer in the Oregon Intervention System or have the ability to become certified.  This is ultimately required in this position
  • Have a Bachelors degree in Psychology or related field
  • Be experienced in functional assessment and writing behavior support plans
  • Have knowledge of Oregon Administrative Rules for 24 hour residential group home supports.

This is a part-time, hourly position. 

An acceptable driving record and acceptable criminal history are required.

 

Additional Information

 

  • Flexible schedules including part-time and full-time opportunities
  • 401(k) plan available
  • Paid time off & sick leave
  • Paid training
  • Employee referral bonus program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer

#IND7

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.


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