Behavior Consultant

General Summary: The role of the Clinician is to design and direct the implementation of a behavior modification intervention plan, which is individualized to each child or adolescent being served. The Clinician will provide a Functional Behavioral Assessment or utilize other tools to identify behavioral goals and measurable objectives and provide/direct therapeutic interventions for children and adolescents within the child/adolescent’s home, school, or community. The Clinician will also evaluate the effectiveness of interventions and make recommendations for changes to the treatment plan as seen fit.

Supervision: Clinicians will receive paid clinical supervision provided directly by a Licensed Psychologist at our facility at a minimum of two times monthly. All clinicians will report directly to the Program Manager for non-clinical supervision and program functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and direct behavior intervention plans.
  • Design and direct tracking sheets related to intervention plans.
  • Provide written documentation of therapeutic progress.
  • Collaborate and consult with other members of the treatment team, professionals, or other significant individuals working with the child/adolescent and family.
  • Data Collection with the member, family, or other systems.
  • Analyze Data and provide quarterly updates within the treatment plan.
  • Understand basic graphing techniques.
  • Observation of the member with the Behavioral Health Technician, or BHT, or team member present.
  • Recognize Antecedents to behavior.
  • Organize and Attend collaboration meetings or other pertinent meetings related to treatment.
  • Participate in required trainings
  • Participate in staff supervisions.
  • Provide Supervision for BHT
  • Meet deadlines as they approach with authorization periods.
  • Adhere to monthly prescriptions of clients.
  • Accurately represent services and TBHS
  • Follow the Corporate and Compliance Plan.
  • Follow APA (American Psychological Association) ethics code.
  • Possess a DSM-5 and adhere to bringing it to every clinical supervision.

Minimum Education, Credentials, and Experience:

  • Must have a Master’s degree or higher in the following fields: Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, and or Human Services
  • Must have Act 33 clearances: FBI, Child Abuse, and State.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with independent transportation.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Functional Behavioral Assessments
  • Knowledge of positive behavior interventions and supports.
  • Knowledge of DSM-5 and ICD-10 Coding.
  • Knowledge of mental illness and the ability to implement interventions (i.e., individual and family) to support improvements in symptoms and functioning.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.
  • Ability to build healthy relationships (i.e., therapeutic and professional), as well as to function in a team environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries and ethical standards, as well as to maintain confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate using the English Language.
  • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Software products.
  • May require prolonged sitting (i.e., sometimes on the floor) or standing and frequent use of the telephone or computer.
  • Requires sufficient physical capacity to perform Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI).
  • Requires normal vision and hearing.

Work Schedule:

  • Hours and schedules are variable and are determined on an as-needed basis by client, team, and family.
  • Schedules may be determined up to six months in advance.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the individual and agency.

Working Conditions:

  • Interventions are offered in the client’s home, school, and community settings.
  • Requires working with children with moderate to severe emotional or behavioral issues and their families.
  • The clients may become aggressive and require crisis intervention.
  • Requires working with children on their level which could require sitting on the floor.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

TBHS will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion/creed, sex/gender, national origin/ancestry/citizenship, disability or handicap (physical, mental, or perceived), Veteran status, pregnancy, age, military service, genetic information or any other legally protected status. This policy affirms the commitment to the principles of fair employment.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $56,784.00 – $64,893.00 per year


  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Williamsport, PA 17701: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location