Behaviour Consultant

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  • Post Date: October 18, 2021
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Behaviour Consultant

Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: October 15th 2021
Description:
Family & Children’s Services of Renfrew County is a multi-service agency committed to providing preventative, protective and socially inclusive services and programming that empower and strengthen everyone. We are focused on cultivating a team-oriented work environment where everyone thrives. Our goal is to develop and strengthen collaborative partnerships to increase availability, accessibility and quality of care to surrounding communities. Our agency commitments include: moving forward anti-oppressive practice, French-language services and working alongside the Indigenous communities.

 

We are recruiting for a Behaviour Consultant. This is a six-month contract position.

 

The role of the Behaviour Consultant is to provide programming and recommendations based on applied behavioural analysis, through mediator training to agencies, families, and individuals of Renfrew County. The Behaviour Consultant provides assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities to participate to the best of their ability in full, socially inclusive environments. The Behaviour Consultant communicates regularly to all involved with the individual to explain programming, monitor programming and to maintain consistency among caregivers.

 

General responsibilities:

  • Conduct a thorough behavioural functional assessment
  • Design, develop, implement and monitor individual therapeutic treatment plans for behaviour change and skill promotion
  • Collect, review, analyze and monitor data to gauge success of programming and change programming based on said data
  • Administer and score psychological assessments
  • Recommend and/or prepare materials that support the behaviour support plan
  • Adhere to clinical standards and completion of clinical files and reports within policy and implement the least intrusive and restrictive model of intervention
  • Develop, implement and supervise training of mediators, individually or in groups, in the principles and procedures of behaviour management
  • Participate in developing and delivering workshops and presentations on behaviour analysis, behaviour interventions, and related topics
  • Follow policy and procedures mandated by developmental services and Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County
  • Report to and review caseload and programming with the supervisor and consulting psychologist on a regular basis
  • Liaise with consumers, families, agencies, and other professionals within and outside of Renfrew County
  • Maintain quality assurance measures (QAM) requirements with adult files
  • Prepare Behaviour Support Plans that follow best practice for children and follow QAM requirements for adult files
  • Prepare behaviour support plans for adults with challenging behaviour and present them for approval by a third party review committee
  • Develop, implement, and facilitate the evaluation of on-going education and training for community agencies and parents to carry out the behaviour support plan
  • Work closely with case managers to assist individuals and families and caregivers to meet the goals outlined within individual support plans and behaviour support plans
  • Work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team within the agency and within the community

 

Complete Job Description

Qualifications
  • Behavioral science diploma (formally behaviour science technology) or honours bachelor of behavioural psychology (through St. Lawrence College)
  • 2 years work experience using applied behaviour analysis is preferred
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities
  • French-language skills are considered an asset
Additional Information
Apply Online

 

Closing: October 30, 2021.

 

Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County is committed to providing a barrier free workplace. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information
Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County
Pembroke, Ontario

Website: www.fcsrenfrew.on.ca

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