Behavior Specialist Bachelor's LevelPrimary Location:
Behavioral/Mental Health Professional
The health and safety of our employees and of those individuals we serve is of utmost importance to us.
To be sure we extend that concern to our recruitment process, we will be leveraging digital capabilities to meet virtually and continue to recruit top talent at Indiana MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network. Due to the public health concerns regarding COVID-19, as your application progresses, you will be asked to participate in virtual interviews using one of our digital tools. Our recruitment team will provide further details to assist you in your recruitment journey.
Thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we focus on the safety and well-being of those we serve, as well as one another. Indiana MENTOR
is seeking a Behavioral Specialist for the Indianapolisoffice to implement the treatment plan for behaviorally challenged and emotionally disturbed individuals by providing individual and/or group support and intervention. DescriptionAbout Indiana MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network:
Indiana MENTOR offers home and community-based services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as autism spectrum disorders, mental health challenges, physical disabilities with complex medical needs and brain injury. With program locations throughout the area, Indiana MENTOR offers a range of residential services with supports tailored to the needs of each individual as well as hourly support and respite services designed to allow each individual to be as independent as possible. Duties include, but limited to:
Indiana MENTOR offers a comprehensive benefits package:
- Completes structured assessment interviews with parents/care providers. Conducts observation of the individual in appropriate settings such as home, school, or community.
- Reviews social history information, completes functional assessments, and targets appropriate behavior base line information for each referred client.
- Writes and submits summary of assessment and recommended behavior support plan components to interdisciplinary team (IDT) or program manager as applicable.
- Ensures behavior support plans and support services provided are in compliance with Individual Plans, quality standards, and regulatory requirements.
- Encourages continuous, age appropriate, active treatment and learning opportunities for individuals served.
- Advocates for the human rights and civil rights of individuals receiving services from the agency by attending and presenting behavior support plan information to human rights and other review committees.
- Supports and trains staff in implementing behavior intervention plans and conducts classes and orientations as assigned by the program director. Attends staff meetings and interdisciplinary team meetings, as applicable.
- Monitors assigned cases and initiates termination/transition process when appropriate. Ensures optimal caseload is maintained.
- Assures that documentation and records are kept confidential, organized, and complete. Submits monthly documentation to supervisor in an accurate and timely manner.
- Develops and maintains professional relationships with local contacts, other professionals, and staff members.
- Performs other related duties and activities as required.
We also support the non-traditional benefits of:
- Generous Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
- One of the largest national networks of human service providers
- Opportunities for advancement both locally and nationally
- Flexible Spending
- Short Term Disability
- Mileage reimbursement
- Access to employee discounts with various vendors
- Bachelor's Degree in human services field
- Documented training in behavior modification techniques required
- Minimum of two years experience in behavioral management role required
- Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state
We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Indiana MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network. Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country. Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.Apply Today!