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Behavior Intervention Specialist II

Warren Washington & Albany Counties has a Full Time 40 hours, Behavior Intervention Specialist II position available. The Behavior Intervention Specialist (BIS) will develop and implement behavior support plans in accordance with NYS OPWDD regulatory requirements and the agency mission with a person centered, strength based approach.  The BIS will train staff regarding the Behavior Support Plans (BSP), as well as monitor the effectiveness of the BSP through data analysis and observation. This position is based out of our Queensbury Location.


18 years of age.
A valid driver’s license that meets WWAARC insurability standards.
To secure and maintain all certifications and trainings required by WWAARC.  This includes but is not limited to, Medication Administration, 1st Aid & CPR, Decision Driving, and SCIP-R.
National Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA) and a Master’s Degree in behavior analysis or a field closely related to clinical or community psychology that is approved by OPWDD; OR
Have either a Master’s Degree in a clinical or treatment field of psychology, social work, school psychology applied psychology as it relates to human development and clinical intervention, or a related human services field OR have a NYS license in Mental Health Counseling AND have obtained OPWDD approved specialized training or experience in functional assessment techniques and behavior support plan development; OR
Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field AND have provided behavioral services for an agency in the OPWDD system as of and continuously since December 31, 2012; AND
Is working towards a Master’s Degree in an applied area of psychology, social work, or special education.

Scheduled Shifts:

Monday – Friday, 40 hours, hours vary depending on the needs of the programs.  This is a full time salaried overtime exempt position.

What’s in it for You:

Work where you AND the work you do are valued
Positive work environment, with advancement potential, for dedicated professionals
Generous planned time off, and sick time, group health & dental insurance, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plans, HSA & FSA
Work for an agency that welcomes and supports: diversity, individuality, and individual expression of our employees and the people we support

Apply: A WWAARC completed application is required. Applications can be submitted on our website at or contact to have the application emailed/mailed to you.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, WWAARC will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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