Behavior Intervention Specialist

Catholic Charities Disabilities Services (CCDS) a leader in services for individuals with developmental disabilities, is now hiring for a two Part-time or one Full-time Behavior Specialist to work with individuals with IDD living in residential settings, many of whom have experienced trauma. 

Full-time or flexible Part-time position(s)!

Part-time position: Flexible 20 hours per week; hours can be worked daytime, evening, and/or weekend.

Full-time position: 8:30am-5pm Monday-Friday (some flexibility) 40-hour schedule.


Job Responsibilities, but are not limited to: Analysis, evaluation, consultation, intervention, and development of behavioral plans and goals as required by regulations and/or the needs of the individuals served.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in functional assessment techniques and behavior support plan development
  • A valid NYS Driver’s license and reliable transportation; required
  • At least one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities; required
  • OPWDD specialized training

And either:

  • 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
  • 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
  • A Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling 

Why Catholic Charities?  We have the unparalleled privilege to do what we love, with an organization that values work-life balance.  Our competitive benefits plans include*,

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-going professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive health Insurance plan; including, telemedicine
  • Low cost dental and vision coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Reimbursement for Healthcare Expenses (HRA)
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 403b Retirement Savings
  • Free Term Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program

* Some conditions apply