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Behavior Consultant

Company: Yamhill County
Location: Mcminnville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

YAMHILL COUNTYCAREER OPPORTUNITYBehavior Consultant(HS Specialist I/QMHA)Enhanced Residential & Outreach ProgramsSalary: $3668- $4209/month (DOE) with Excellent BenefitsJob #ER21-156Recruitment closes January 12, 2022, at 3:00 p.m.

The Behavior ConsultantThis is a regular ,full-time position for a Human Services Specialist I (QMHA) to work on the Behavior Support Services (BSS) team. Behavior Consultants offer outreach support and education to clients and care providers to promote improved social and emotional functioning. Our program provides BSS in Yamhill, Polk, and Marion Counties. Behavior Consultants work within a Positive Behavior Support (PBS) model to develop supports within the environment and improve interactions with caregivers in order to address issues with challenging behaviors, cognitive processing, communication skills, self-help activities, impulse control and/or adaptive skills. Consultants use observation, interviews, and environmental assessments to develop behavior support plans and teach caregivers how to carry out and revise the plan through individual coaching, group training, and modeling.

The QualificationsA master's degree in human services related field (or equivalent) is required or a bachelor's degree inhuman services related field plus at least one year of related work experience. An appropriatecombination of education and experience may be substituted for degree. Must meet eligibility tobecome credentialed as a certified QMHA through the Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon(MHACBO). A license to drive in the state of Oregon is required. Must be able to successfully complete CPI NonViolent Crisis Intervention training and maintain this certification during employment. Experience working with vulnerable individuals, developing behavior support plans, and providing staff training preferred. Will be subject to completion of a background check.

Excellent Benefits. Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values diversity.
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Keywords: Yamhill County, Portland , Behavior Consultant, Professions , Mcminnville, Oregon

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