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Behavior Specialist in Fairfield, CT at KenCrest Services

Date Posted: 4/7/2019

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Behavior Specialist

KenCrest Services is seeking a Behavior Specialist at the Stratford office, to create positive behavioral change by assessing the need for services and developing appropriate strategies or plans for individuals as indicated in a variety of settings. The Behavior Specialist is responsible for developing functional behavior assessments, behavior plans and interventions for the purpose of providing positive outcomes for individuals with challenging behaviors. Responsible for the coordination of behavior services for a specific caseload.


  •  DDS Qualified Behaviorist Preferred
  •  Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, Special Education or a related allied health field
  •  3 years of experience in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders. Experience with dual diagnosis preferred.
  •  Be able to demonstrate competence and technical skills in positive behavior supports, applied behavior analysis, and person-centered planning.
  •  This position may include some early morning, evening and weekend hours to meet program needs.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as computer skills are required.


KenCrest offers a wide variety of benefits for full time employees including Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D, Disability, 403b Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off and more.  Some benefits are available for part-time employees as well.  Please see the KenCrest website for additional details.