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Behavior Specialists are counselors assisting people with disabilities and helping them achieve social functions. Typical duties seen on a Behavior Specialist resume include assessing children or adults' behavior, diagnosing behavior or emotional issues, offering behavioral therapy services, and making suggestions on how to improve academic or work performance. Based on our collection of example resumes, the ideal candidate should demonstrate counseling expertise, communication and interpersonal skills, psychology knowledge, empathy, patience, and the ability to handle difficult patients. Most Behavior Specialists hold a Master's Degree in the field and may also have specific certification.

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1

Child Care/behavior Specialist

Created instructional materials and behavioral plan modifications for three special needs children.

  • Formulated and carried out daily schedules that met the physical and emotional needs of the children.
  • Productively created procedures to maintain the routines both in school and home.
  • Maintained children's attention during group time by presenting material in a fun and exciting way.
  • Fostered effective, ongoing communication with parents by providing verbal and written reports on children's activities.
  • Collaborated with parents, teachers, and other professionals to maintain continuity of care for children.
Candidate Info
BS
Psychology
MS
Mental Health Counseling
2

Learning Behavior Specialist

Grades 7-8

  • Led IEP meetings and case managed 5 students with a variety of disabilities in an inclusive and instructional educational setting
  • Taught daily lessons in Reading, Math and writing
  • Developed and monitored behavior plans while offering classroom teachers support and behavior management strategies
  • Administered normative academic achievement tests and reported results to parents and Student Assistance Team
  • Monitored student progress using AIMSweb curriculum based measurements
  • Co-led Data meetings in order to analyze data and provide teachers with grouping and intervention strategies
Candidate Info
BA
Elementary Education
MA
Master of Arts
3

Behavior Specialist

Established rapport with families and recognized family dynamics.

  • Awareness of different cultures and signs of neglect and abuse.
  • Analyzed and provided treatment for socially significant behaviors.
  • Taught families intensive ABA techniques to replace problem behaviors.
  • Understand the functional relationship between antecedent, behavior, and consequent.
  • Encouraged families to use differential reinforcements and proactive interventions.
  • Measured and recorded behaviors during and after client session.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology And Social Behavior
4

Behavior Specialist Consultant/mobile Therapist

  • Worked one-on-one with children with developmental disabilities and emotional disturbances
  • Developed treatment plans for children with various needs and behavioral concerns based on needs presented in evaluation
  • Modeled research-based interventions for families and natural supports to implement with children across all environments
  • Trained therapeutic support staff and oversaw implementation of behavioral interventions from treatment plan
  • Provided supervision to master's level staff and assisted in solving clinical issues in discussed cases under the supervision of a board certified behavior analyst
  • Reviewed and corrected treatment plans for master's level clinicians
  • Coordinated collaborative meetings with all supports in children's natural environments to provide the most effective level of care across all environments
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Applied Behavior Analysis
5

Behavior Specialist

Taught teachers behavior management techniques for classroom and individual behavior management.

  • Developed and trained staff on behavior interventions
  • Consulted with Special Education Staff with the development of Behavior Intervention Plans.
  • Worked between four elementary schools.
  • Consulted with Parents and Special Education Staff during IEP meetings.
Candidate Info
C
Behavior Interventions
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
6

Behavior Specialist

Provided consultation and modeling, to school personnel, for classroom management techniques and individualized behavior plan training and implementation for students educated in sub-separate specialized programs and within the general education setting

  • Conducted Initial Assessments, 3 year Re-Evaluations, Assessments for Home Based Services, Functional Behavior Assessments and made service recommendations accordingly
  • Participated inTEAM meetings for the purposes of determining special education eligibility, developing IEPs and discussing transition plans for students return to the Lynnfield Public School system
  • Completed progress reports based on data collection pertaining to each student's goals and objectives
  • Facilitated small group social skills training for elementary aged students
  • Designed and provided home-based consultation and parent training centered on adapting and reducing challenging behavior, teaching daily living skills, communication and socialization
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Education
7

Behavior Specialist

Utilize clinical background to evaluate behavioral issues (self-injurious behavior, aggression, verbal abuse, etc.) displayed by individuals with intellectual disability and at least one mental health diagnosis

  • Create goal-focused and individualized 15-20 page behavior plans to guide direct care staff in how to best address behavioral issues that arise daily with individuals in care
  • Collect and analyze behavior data and consult with Psychiatrist on potential medication additions or reductions
  • Develop and implement behavior plan trainings for all staff working with the individual
  • Work with staff, Psychologist, and other team members to achieve positive outcomes for the individual in care
  • Provide insight and recommendations to team members regarding current clinical needs of individual in care
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Educational Psychology
8

Behavior Specialist

Provide individualized in home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services with special emphasis on parent training to children with developmental disabilities including Autism.

  • Provide observation and data collection through client sessions.
  • Provide parent consultation and demonstrate ABA programs and interventions.
  • Document behavior notes and track frequency and duration of client's behaviors.
  • Establish and maintain rapport with clients and their families.
  • Attend weekly team meeting and receive supervisor trainings and observations.
Candidate Info
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Rehabilitation Services
9

Behavior Specialist Assistant

  • Help design and implement behavioral strategies for the formation of behavior plans.
  • Responsible for developing, training, and clinically assessing the implementation of behavior plans for an adult population with mental and developmental disabilities.
  • Assist with physical interventions as needed and/or provide clinical over site to ensure techniques are being carried out appropriately.
  • Participate in recreational outings when deemed and directed by BS/Administrator to assess the individual's behavior in the community in order to make transitions to the community more successful for all.
  • Attend team meetings and psychiatric appointments as needed and directed by the Behavior Specialist.
  • Selected and completed the Professional Development Institute Leadership Series of [company name].
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Psychology
10

Behavior Specialist

  • Designed and implemented behavior modification plans for adults with traumatic brain injury and other mental health diagnoses (depression, alcohol and substance abuse, bi-polar, anxiety, intermittent explosive, and more)
  • Conducted behavior modification trainings for staff
  • Conducted individual and group sessions (psychoeducational and therapy) for clients
  • Exhibited strong clinical documentation skills
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Psychology
BS
Psychology
MA
Clinical Counseling Psychology

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