Behavioral Health Specialist

Keystone Human Services Carlisle , PA 17013

Posted 1 month ago

Keystone Human Services is the parent organization of six nonprofit subsidiary companies. We work to create an environment where all people, regardless of ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of the community. In this vision, we see the welfare of all people being vested in the welfare of each individual. Our services include the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, Head Start, and an internationally accredited service dog program.

Keystone Human Services has an exciting opportunity for a Behavioral Health Specialist!

The Behavioral Health Specialist is responsible for developing and evaluating individualized service plans and providing behavioral support and skill-building services to adults living with Autism. This position is equivalent to a Behavioral Specialist and Skill Building Specialist per regulatory guidelines.

Job Details/Benefits:

  • Full time, salaried, exempt position

  • Salary starts at $47,000 per year and may increase based on experience

  • Competitive benefit package, includes medical, dental, vision, 401K and more

  • Generous paid time off

  • Extensive training and professional development opportunities

Minimum Educational Requirements:(One of the following)

  • Master's degree in social work, education, psychology, or applied behavior analysis (ABA)

  • Master's degree in counseling (i.e. mental health, marriage and family, etc.) with at least 33% ABA course work

  • Master's degree in unrelated field and PA Behavior Specialist License

Additional Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience conducting behavioral assessments and developing behavioral support plans

  • Experience working with individuals living with autism

  • Valid driver's license and daily access to a properly maintained and insured vehicle

  • Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supervisory and administrative experience

Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Behavioral Health Specialist

Keystone Human Services