Functions as clinical role model while delivering expert care to select groups of patients/families in area of specialization; serves as a consultant to the nursing staff, physicians and other health care providers in area of specialization.
Utilizing behavioral assessments, behavior support plans and behavioral guidelines, as well as working with the individual's treatment team and Psychologist, the Behavior Intervention Specialist provides written recommendations to our Program Coordinators and Residence Managers as well as providing consultation, training and participation in team meetings.
Delivers a continuum of comprehensive behavior analytic services and supports to individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities within their natural environments (at varying levels of intensity as per DDS regulations).
his Behavior Support Professional is responsible for efficient and appropriate development, facilitation, documentation and update of Behavior Support Plans, according to the person's Individual Support Plan.
Provides diagnosis, triage and treatment of patients in primary care who have a mental disorder or behavioral problems which affect their medical condition, or are a consequence of their medical condition.
Provides various care coordination activities in collaboration with the member's primary care physician, specialist physician, UM staff, disease management staff, medical case manager, mental health professionals, public agencies, and other providers as required.
Develop behavior modification programs and provide ongoing monitoring and updating of individual behavior programs.Collaborate with psychology team of the educational area to coordinate optimal behavior programming.
They will be responsible for the development, coordination & evaluation of the treatment plans for the referred members that my include crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy, and brief case management.
The Behavioral Specialist Consultant, in collaboration with other members of the treatment team, designs and directs the implementation of a behavior modification intervention plan which is individualized to each child or adolescent and to family needs.