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Behavior Support Specialist

Company: Jobleads
Location: Woonsocket
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association Application Deadline: Posted until Filled Re-posted : March 2, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately Enter your email to receive job alerts when new jobs like this one are posted. My Email Job Description To support the classrooms of high needs children at certain transitions and to be in the classroom for "short-term" extended periods of time to support the implementation of individual behavior plans and/or classroom plans focused around emotional regulation and maintaining safety. Provide support to Family Workers and Teachers around mental health and behavioral issues affecting children, parents or families. Review individual mental health referrals from teaching team and consultation notes for assigned children. Support children and classroom teachers to implement suggested recommendations with fidelity. Provide ongoing assessment as needed in the classroom or home setting as appropriate.Under the direction of the MHDM, assist in the development and implementation of individual strength based behavior plans in conjunction with the child's teacher, Head Teacher, Family Worker, parents and other staff/consultants as appropriate; assist in identifying appropriate intervention or referrals.Prepare and confidentially maintain all mental health records, report statistics and other data for supervision and funding purposes.Supervision of children is everyone's responsibility. Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested. Position Type: Part-time Positions Available: 1 Job Category : Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD Location Description We are committed to developing partnerships with parents, which support their role as primary educators of their children. To that end, we deliver quality, comprehensive early childhood education and family support programs that enhance the growth and development of children and families, respond to their changing needs, and contribute to the betterment of the community. Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements Provide support to Family Workers and Teachers around mental health and behavioral issues affecting children, parents or families. Review individual mental health referrals from teaching team and consultation notes for assigned children. Support children and classroom teachers to implement suggested recommendations with fidelity. Provide ongoing assessment as needed in the classroom or home setting as appropriate.Under the direction of the MHDM, assist in the development and implementation of individual strength based behavior plans in conjunction with the child's teacher, Head Teacher, Family Worker, parents and other staff/consultants as appropriate; assist in identifying appropriate intervention or referrals.Prepare and confidentially maintain all mental health records, report statistics and other data for supervision and funding purposes.Supervision of children is everyone's responsibility. Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested. At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred Citizenship, residency or work visa required The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a "Submission") will viewed by other users of the service who may or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. Do not include any sensitive data in your submissions. Any submission or any use or reliance on any content or materials posted via the service or obtained by you through the use of the service is at your own risk. "Sensitive data" for purposes of this section means social security or other government-issued identification numbers, medical or health information, account security information, individual financial account information, credit/debit/gift or other payment card information, account passwords, individual credit and income information or any other sensitive personal data as defined under applicable laws.

Keywords: Jobleads, Woonsocket , Behavior Support Specialist, Other , Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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