Northeast Family Services provides behaviorally based mental health services to children, families and adults. The mission of the organization is to provide quality behavioral and mental health services to individuals and families who are in need, and to empower our clients to identify and remove barriers to the pursuit of their goals. NFS is committed to ensuring that cultural, socioeconomic, and geographical challenges do not impede a client's ability to access services.
The Behavior Therapist (MASTERS DEGREE REQUIRED) serves as the primary therapist and contact for all in-home clients. The Behavior Therapist develops a behavior based treatment plan and ensures the effective implementation of all in-home treatment and programming for clients on their caseload. The Behavior Therapist is responsible for adhering to professional and legal requirements and principles as well as demonstrating sound professional judgment at all times. BCBA preferred.
*Candidates who can speak Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, or Cantonese are a plus!!!*
Qualifications: Master Level Degree: MSW, MS, MA (i.e. counseling, psychology, special education). One to two years minimum experience with children, youth and families in home or community setting preferred. Training in Applied Behavioral Analysis is highly beneficial and desirable. Experience working with children diagnosed with behavioral-emotional disorders, as well as children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Responsibilities include: - functional assessment of child's behavior using various assessment tools (e.g. FAST, MAS, FAI) - development of behavioral interventions/behavior support plan - supervise and train behavior specialists on implementation of programs and interventions - analyze data/graphs to assess progress and/or need for modifying current interventions and/or instructional methods - complete progress reports to review with caregivers and other relevant stakeholders/providers
Client Areas: Lawrence, Methuen, Haverhill, Peabody, Beverly, Peabody, Amesbury, Salem, etc...Company Description
Northeast Family Services provides quality behavioral and mental health services to individuals and their families. Northeast Family Services is committed to teaching individuals the skills needed to promote personal growth and independence. We are dedicated to providing families, parents and caregivers with the tools necessary to assist with creating continued success.