The Behavior Coach carries out a behavior plan identified through functional behavioral assessments/clinician assessments. The position provides skill training for both the child and parents/caregivers participating in JFCS services. Implements behavior intervention plans focused on increasing/reinforcing positive behaviors and decreasing disruptive/challenging behaviors that are preventing the child from experiencing success in school, home or the community. Works collaboratively with the treatment team members, child, family, school, child welfare, and other involved parties. Consistently documents behavior and provides continuous updates to the treatment team.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a behavioral health-related field; or a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with at least one year full-time direct behavioral health work experience; or an Associate’s Degree with at least two years full-time direct behavioral health work experience; or High School Diploma with 4 years full-time direct behavioral health work experience.
Must be familiar with all the agencies a child may be involved with (DCS, JPO, RBHA, SARRC).