Behavioral Mental Health Specialist
Department: 13340-Autism Center
City: Seattle State: Washington
Work Status: Regular
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Salary: Depends on Experience Job Description:
In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by Seattle Children’s Autism Center, the Behavioral Mental Health Specialist will provide on-site clinical services for the Behavioral Outpatient and Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program patients based on principles of applied behavior analysis to reduce child problem behaviors and increase adaptive skills. Provide parent, teacher and staff training and monitor the effectiveness and implementation of behavioral treatments in community settings.
Critical features of this position are described under the headings below, but are subject to change at the discretion of SCAC and its management. This job description reflects the designation of essential job functions but does not provide an all-inclusive list of duties that may be assigned. Requirements:
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Special Education, or other related social/behavior science field.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience providing direct treatment services to children and families.
- State of Washington registration/licensure appropriate to clinical field (Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration).
-Nationally Licensed as a Board Certified Behaivor Analyst (BCBA)
- Experience with multi-system involved children with severe behavioral problems, feeding disorders ,and developmental or intellectual disabilities.
-Previous experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment and treatment programs with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including the use of functional analysis methodologies.
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