Woodfords Family Services
  • 30-Mar-2021 to 29-Apr-2021 (EST)
  • Brunswick, ME, USA
  • $16
  • Hourly
  • Casual

School Based Behavioral Health Professional (BHP)

Coverage needed for student in Brunswick

Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) needed to join our School Based Services program.

  • Ed Tech III certification required

Schedule for Brunswick School Based BHP

  • 13 to 15 hours/week

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00pm to 3:30pm

  • Mondays & Wednesdays 12:30pn to 3:30pm

  • Fridays 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Pay is $16.00 hourly

School Based BHPs work one-on-one with a student throughout the school day

Woodfords' School Based Services program provides assessment and treatment of developmental, mental health and/or co-occurring disorders for children. Structured therapeutic services are designed to improve a child's functioning of daily and community living. The program includes individual and group treatment, and therapeutic treatment oriented to develop a child's emotional and physical capability in areas of interpersonal functioning.

The Role of a School Based BHP:

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

  • Work one-on-one with a student with special needs within a local school system 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 students with autism, intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Be a key member of the School Based Services program working independently with the child and cooperatively with a treatment team.

As an agency we have implemented robust safety protocols in accordance with current CDC guidelines. We value the health and safety of our employees and consumers.

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

We teach employees the skills and strategies they need to be successful in their roles

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 (BHP 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

Take a look at these videos and hear from our staff, consumers and families about how amazing Woodfords is!

Additional Opportunities:

  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Paid Training and Certification
  • Professional Development
  • Supervision

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