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Company: Makom
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a Behavioral Health professional with a LPC, LCPC, LCSW or board certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA) looking to make a difference in the community of adults with IDD?You are exactly who we are looking for!At Makom, we are looking for a Behavioral Health Specialist to help train our Direct Support Professionals in the delivery of support to people with IDD. As a Jewish organization serving Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for 40+ years in Maryland and Virginia, we are looking for someone to lead the on-going professional development to evaluate and improve the quality of services provided to people with IDD.As a Behavior Health Specialist, you will:Develop strategies to address mental/behavioral health needs of people with IDD, using evidence-based approaches based on assessed unique needs and aspirations of each person.Educate/train people receiving Makom supports and Makom employees on behavioral interventions and behavior principles.Provide educational resources, training, technical assistance to staff in the design, implementation, and evaluation of behavioral health supports.Plan and oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of supports, programs, best practices just to name a few.To be Makom's next Behavior Health Specialist, you will need:Master's degree in psychology, human development, intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, social work or related human development discipline.Licensure or license-eligible (Maryland and/or Virginia) as LPC, LCPC, LCSW or board certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA).2+ years of experience working with adults with IDD.A valid MD, VA, or DC driver's license with a clean driving record.Come join us!We pride ourselves on championing a culture of mutual accountability, innovation, entrepreneurialism, and self-determination while smartly attracting and retaining the best people to serve our mission.Our Mission:Makom is committed to support and empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to achieve the quality of life to which they aspire.We offer excellent benefits, and are an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Keywords: Makom, Rockville , BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST, Healthcare , Rockville, Maryland

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