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Assistant Behavioral Intervention Specialist

Recognized as the #1 Best Company To Work for In New York, the YAI Network is an award-winning, nationally acclaimed network of not-for-profit health and human services agencies dedicated to building brighter futures for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages and their families. We serve individuals, families, and communities in the NYC metropolitan area, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan Counties within New York State. The most recent additions to our network include services to New Jersey and Puerto Rico. Our full range of services include early intervention, pre-school, family supports, day treatment and day habilitation programs, employment training and placement, clinical and residential services, as well as recreation and camping services. RECENT AWARDS: Proud recipients of the following awards: - New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS SHRM) #1 Best Company to Work For in New York Award - American Psychological Association's National Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award
YAI has an immediate opening for an Assistant Behavioral Intervention Specialist to work in one of our Westchester County Residential Services Programs.
Responsibilities: Assist in the development and implementation of treatment and behavioral goals for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a group home setting. Provide staff training, perform assessments, and work closely with the Behavior Intervention Specialist. Work hands on teaching life skills, provide group and individual counseling, and assist on recreational and community outings.
Requirements:
BA/BS required in psychology/counseling or related field; MA/MS a plus.
Minimum of 1 to 2 years related ID/DD or MH experience.
NYS Driver's License required. Must be able to drive program van.
Job Description:
YAI has an immediate opening for an Assistant Behavioral Intervention Specialist to work in one of our Little Neck Queens Residential Services Programs.
Responsibilities: Assist in the development and implementation of treatment and behavioral goals for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a group home setting. Provide staff training, perform assessments, and work closely with the Behavior Intervention Specialist. Work hands on teaching life skills, provide group and individual counseling, and assist on recreational and community outings.
Requirements:
High School / GED required , BA/BS prefered in psychology/counseling or related field; MA/MS a plus.
Minimum of 1 to 2 years related ID/DD or MH experience.
NYS Driver's License required. Must be able to drive program van.
Hours: Full time
Please apply online below. For more information about the YAI Network, please visit www.yai.org. EOE

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