Woodfords Family Services
  • 01-Sep-2020 to 01-Oct-2020 (EST)
  • Turner, ME, USA
  • $16
  • Hourly
  • Full-time

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance, EAP, 403 (b) Retirement Savings w/ Agency Match, Professional Training & Development

School Based Behavioral Health Professional (BHP)

Turner - Leavitt High School


We've got an employment opportunity to change lives, including yours!

Join our team as a School Based BHP! 



  • Full-time School Based Behavioral Health Professionals needed to support students Monday - Friday during school hours



  • $16.00 hourly



  • Paid Training
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan w/ Agency Match
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employees


The Role of a School Based Behavioral Health Professional:

As a Woodfords' School Based Behavioral Health Professional (BHP),

  • Work one-on-one with a preschool student with special needs, working on behaviors, social skills, personal and daily routines, as well as community inclusion.
  • Use strategies based on the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to address challenging behaviors and learning deficits in children with developmental disabilities.
  • Be a key member of the School Based Services program working independently with the child and cooperatively with a treatment team.
  • Monday - Friday weekday, daytime, part-time schedule allows work/life balance.

We invest in employees and provide paid training & opportunities for advancement

We teach our School Based BHPs the skills and strategies needed to be successful


Key Qualifications of a School Based Behavioral Health Professional (BHP):

  • 90 college credit hours required in psychology, social services, education, or related field (for those in pursuit of a graduate degree in behavior analysis, BCBA independent fieldwork supervision available)
  • Ed Tech III certification required
  • Willing to attain certification as a Behavioral Health Professional (Course completed as part of employment and paid for by agency)
  • Valid driver's license with current auto insurance and use of reliable vehicle.
  • Experience working with children with mental health diagnoses and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Experience using teaching strategies derived from the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) (highly desired).
  • Flexibility to attend mandatory team meetings and trainings.
  • A positive attitude, high energy level and creativity


Woodfords Family Services:

Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. For over 50 years, our agency has been Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals and their families with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities. 

Want to learn more about our agency, programs or employment opportunities?

Check out our website: Woodfords Family Services  

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Additional Opportunities:

  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Training and Professional Development



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