Seasoned Behavior Specialist with experience working with children of all ages in school, community, home and clinical settings. Strong ability to make children and families feel comfortable and empowered to change. Expertise in the areas of autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorders and conduct disorder with counseling leanings toward cognitive behavioral therapy.
* Firm knowledge of counseling techniques * Solid understanding of most common mental disorders * Wide variety of play therapy techniques * Incorporates entire family into counseling process * Treatment plan writing knowledge * Supervisory experience * Posses current security clearances * Cooperative relationship with community, school and agency representatives * Creative use of behavior tracking and modification tools
February 2012 – February 2015 Company Name – City, State Behavior Specialist • Led treatment team including Mobile Therapist, Therapeutic Staff Support, family and child. • Wrote treatment plan, including measurable goals and time frames. • Oversaw caseload of 10 • 15 families. • Attended regular treatment team meetings once a month and insurance reviews once a quarter. September 2010 – February 2012 Company Name. – City, State Behavior Specialist • Served as treatment team lead, overseeing communication between all members. • Wrote and monitored treatment plans. • Handled caseload of 8 • 12 families. • Collaborated with colleagues during monthly treatment team meetings, reported progress to insurance during quarterly reviews.
2010 Company Name, City, State Master of Arts, Counseling 2008 Company Name, City, State Bachelor of Arts, Psychology