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BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST

Youth & Family Services

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.


OVERVIEW


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

TRAINING


Perspectives' New Employee Orientation program provides a welcoming, in-depth training experience to accommodate those who have never worked with people with developmental disabilities.


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
 FULL BENEFITS (PDF, 250k)

CAREER ADVANCEMENT


At Perspectives, 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

JOB 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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