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BEHAVIOR SPECIALISTS

Youth & Family Services

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Perspectives Home-Based Therapeutic Services (HBTS) provides in-home support to children with Autism, disabilities, or other special healthcare needs. We have flexible 1st and 2nd shifts available at locations throughout Rhode Island.


JOB DESCRIPTION


As a Behavior Specialist you'll work with the direction of an experienced clinical team and senior level staff to implement unique treatment plans that provide home-based care and support to children and their families.

Using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Behavior Specialists provide 1:1 direct support within a child's home environment, helping them to learn the skills necessary to foster independence in all areas of their development, such as:

  • Social, daily living, and self-help skills
  • Cognitive skills
  • Functional communication skills
  • Behavior management
  • Community inclusion


BENEFITS


In addition to a creative and collaborative work environment, Perspectives offers a generous benefits package that includes:

  •  Flexible schedules
  •  Paid training and mentor programs
  •  Employee incentive programs
  •  Generous paid time off
  •  Verizon, AAA and health club discounts
  •  Medical and dental benefits
  •  401k savings plan

... and much more!

 Download our full list of benefits to see all that Perspectives has to offer! (PDF, 250k)



ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES


At Perspectives, our strength is our people! We listen to people's ideas, see their talents, and assume unlimited potential. We invest in our employees and support their career development by providing the resources to make it happen!

Here are just a few ways we give back to our dedicated professionals:


  •  Tuition reimbursement
  •  Management "in-training" programs
  •  American Sign Language (ASL) classes
  •  Mindfulness Training
  •  DSP Mentor Program
  •  National DSP (NADSP) Certification
  •  CPR Certification

REQUIREMENTS


To become a Behavior Specialist, you must have at least one year of college level education or currently be enrolled in a minimum of 6 college credits. Candidates should also have a favorable background check, favorable driving record, and DCYF clearance.



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"I love being able to make connections with all of the individuals I support. It's an amazing experience and feeling to be a part of all of their accomplishments, big and little."

— Cassie, Behavior Specialist




"I love being a Behavior Specialist because every day, every shift, every hour is making a difference by helping, supporting, and teaching the individuals we support!"

— Amanda, Behavior Specialist


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