Contracted Behavioral Associate
Position Definition: The person filling this position will provide one-to-one behavioral interventions with clients and serve as a model for appropriate and pro-social behaviors.
Relationship: The Behavioral Associate shall be directly responsible to the Assistant Director of Special Programs and Services.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Special Education.
- One year experience in Human Services or Special Education.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills.
- Ability to work positively in a strength-based model with educational staff.
- Ability to follow daily routine and provide necessary accommodations in order for student to be successful.
- Due to itinerant nature of position, must have a valid driver’s license.
- Ability to physically restrain children/adolescents.
Authority: The Behavioral Associate will have the authority to perform all functions listed above in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Functions/Duties/Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function/duty/responsibility at acceptable standards. In accordance with both state and/or federal law, reasonable accommodations will be considered upon employee request.
- Assist in the development and implementation of a behavior plan for individual students.
- Provide one-to-one direct interventions for the child which focus on appropriate behaviors necessary for successful adjustment to the daily school routine.
- Provide instruction for students on study skills, behavior management, conflict resolution, anger management, and peer interaction.
- Work with student and educational staff to provide stabilization of the student in the school community.
- Keep data on child’s behavioral progress.
- Collaborate with teacher and educational staff to ensure successful adjustment to the school environment.
- Complete appropriate paper work and documentation as required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.