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Come work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence.
The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living Centers
- Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
- Assess behavior needs, determine function of the challenging behavior, and develop behavior plans for people with challenging behaviors.
- Participates in mandatory training per HHS policies HHS and procedures, HIPAA policies, state and federal rules and regulations, and ICF-IID regulations, and the requirements in the SSLC’s Department of Justice Settlement Agreement in order to provide quality psychiatric services and care to individuals served.
- Provides behavior analysis services in the form of consultation and technical assistance on behalf of residents. Conducts comprehensive functional behavior assessments, develops oral and written reports of the results of such assessments, and develops or assists in the development of behavior support plans.
- Provides training, clinical consultation and consultation to behavioral health staff, interdisciplinary teams, and other staff to facilitate effective behavior analysis interventions and supports for program implementation.
- Ability to conduct comprehensive functional behavior assessments and functional (analogue) behavior analysis and to develop behavior support plans.
- Knowledge and skills in applied behavior analysis and behavior support plan development, implementation, and evaluation.
- Knowledge regarding medications used to assist with behavior management and systems to track treatment effectiveness.
- Ability to evaluate behavioral and program data and to make clinical recommendations based on those data.
- Ability to train staff in programming and related behavioral areas.
- Ability to professionally supervise behavioral and programming staff.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
- Knowledge and experience in administering all aspects of the delivery of behavioral services to persons with intellectual disabilities, including skill acquisition training, peer to peer aggression, restraint reduction, and trauma informed approaches Knowledge regarding etiology and characteristics of developmental disabilities.
- Knowledge regarding applicable local, state, and federal laws, federal regulations, and departmental and agency policy related to the provision of behavioral services.
- Advanced writing skills in developing technical reports, grants, research proposals, and other relevant documents.
- Leadership skills in motivating staff and effectively implementing changes.
- Knowledge and skills in using personal computers and relevant software.
Qualification & Experience:
- A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited university that was conferred in behavior analysis, education, psychology, or related discipline is required.
- Experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, preferred.
Company: State Of Texas
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Government Administration
Job Location: El Paso, TX, US
Application Deadline: N/A