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Behavior Support Professional (BSP)

Department: Residential and Community Programs

Direct Supervisor: Residential or Community Program Manager

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Behavior Support Professional

Autism Services Center (ASC) is a nonprofit, licensed behavioral health center that was founded in 1979 to provide services in Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln and Mason counties in the state of West Virginia. Though specializing in autism, ASC provides comprehensive, community-integrated services to all individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  ASC is a leader in providing positive behavior supports and other treatments based on the principles of applied behavior analysis. Our professional team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts and Behavior Support Professionals are dedicated to providing research-based treatments to improve the lives of those we serve.  We are looking for career-minded, dedicated individuals to join our team as a full-time Behavior Support Professional.  We’re eager to talk with candidates interested in this opportunity.


·         Conduct comprehensive assessments (e.g., behavioral, social, communication, and environmental) that meets state regulations and is built upon the concepts of positive behavior supports.


·         Participate in the development of person-centered meetings and write appropriate behavioral/skills goals and objectives;


·         Work collaboratively with team members for the purpose of determining program needs, creating programs and modifying curriculum that results in lasting positive changes in our client’s lives;


·         Foster positive, effective relationships with co-workers, parents, and other professionals.


·         Train and supervise the work of paraprofessionals and parents/guardians in the implementation of individual program plan objectives/goals and behavior support plans;


·         Conduct onsite visits in the community to assess the fidelity of program implementation;


·         Design/monitor data collection systems for the purpose of providing graphing/visual analysis that result in timely revisions of the interventions;


·         Ensure that the atmosphere of programming provides optimal growth for the individuals we serve and is based on a person centered philosophy;


·          Incorporates positive behavior support throughout all programming for the purpose of creating a consistent environment;


·         Participates in various meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions;


·         Prepare and maintain written materials (e.g. reports, person-centered plans. billing notes) for the purpose of documenting activities;


·         Develops behavior support plans and interaction guidelines that utilize ethical, proactive, person centered approaches and meets state standards;


·         Promotes self-advocacy and independence by encouraging each individual to identify his/her needs and preferences; and when necessary, provides advocacy on behalf of each individual to ensure appropriate treatment, training and protection of rights;


·         Provides timely and accurate documentation in compliance with policies and procedures;


·         Participates in organizational quality planning, assurance and enhancement processes.


·         Other duties as assigned


Other Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


Certain SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:

·         Analyze data related to interventions;

·         Computer and software skills in word processing, excel, data entry and analysis/graphing;

·         Collaboration and communication skills.


KNOWLEDGE is required to perform math; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, present information to others; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.  Specific knowledge is required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job including issues related to pervasive developmental disorders and other developmental disabilities, behavior principals related to analysis, and applied strategies and functions.


ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic job-related software. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances and analyze data using defined but different processes.  Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals and work with data of varied types and/or purpose. In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include maintaining confidentiality, following standardized practices and/or methods, providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget.


Education and Experience Requirement:
• A bachelor’s degree in a human services field; a master’s degree is preferred.
• A minimum of 3 years of professional experience working with individuals with I/DD.


Autism Services Center provides an enriching, supportive and a professional work environment with excellent benefits.  Our comprehensive benefits package is the best in the business.  As a Behavior Support Professional, your benefits will include:

·         Competitive compensation package;

·         Medical, dental and vision coverage;

·         Retirement – 403b;

·         Generous paid time off;

·         Short term disability;

·         Life insurance for you and your family;

·         Tuition reimbursement;

·         Travel reimbursement;

·         Supervisor training by board certified behavior analysts;

·         Use of company laptops and cell phone;

·         Remote access to our comprehensive curriculum and training programs;

·         And the unique personal attention, mentoring and career support we offer every member of the ASC team.

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Residential BSP

Department:  Residential and Community Programs

Direct Supervisor:  Assistant Director of Residential Programs

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  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services (Master’s degree is preferred)
  • Two year’s professional experience


Job Description:


The Residential BSP will:



·         Completion of the monthly staff schedule

·         Training staff

o   Conduct initial training with new trainees.

o   Conduct ongoing training (hands-on, Habilitation, Communication, Behavior Management, 1:1 training w/management).

o   Educate staff by providing in-service sessions on such issues as:  current applicable publications, videos, techniques, medications, Medicaid, etc.

o   Conduct monthly staff meetings.

·         Evaluation of staff

o   Monthly/yearly evaluations.

o   Verbal/written warnings.

o   Ensure the personnel policy manual is followed.

o   Approve sub request/shift changes, overtime, time sheets.

o   Positive work reports.

o   Maintain DCS work record.



·         Ensure the general welfare and safety of clients at all times.

·         IPPs/IEP-ensure meetings are scheduled in a timely manner and that the IDT objectives are implemented.

·         Monitor, report, and investigate suspected or reported abuse and/or neglect.

Behavior Support:

§  Assess, observe, and document needs.

§  Take information before the Behavior Management Committee.

§  Write Behavior Programs with the Committee’s input.

§  Implement, train, and reassess data.

Medical Needs:

§  Ensure health and medications are maintained.

§  Assist the nursing staff in keeping required medical evaluations updated and current.

§  Ensure all clients attend medical appointments with either a Manager or well-trained staff also in attendance.

§  Ensure proper administration and documentation of medications.

§  Work with the nursing staff to train medical techniques and ensure OSHA regulations are implemented properly.

§  Ensure all medical supplies are maintained.

§  Monitor nutritional needs and weights.

§  Be an advocate for the needs of the clients.  Search out all necessary means to achieve appropriate services and objectives.

§  Maintain a positive relationship between the residents and their families, guardians, community support network and ASC (i.e. Case Management; Behavior Management).

§  Maintain communication with the resident’s family.



·         Billing

o   Review Program Documentation Form.

o   Record training time on DD forms.

o   Submit to the Billing Department in a timely manner.

·         Program Documentation

o   Complete QMRP notes.

o   Ensure Program Documentation Forms, Habilitation Plans, Task Analysis, Behavior Management Plans and corresponding data are documented properly and turned in on time.

o   Complete monthly Progress Reports

o   Maintain all current medical records, Behavior Programs, Habilitation Plans, etc. at both the residence and Client Records Department.

·         Maintain a Fire Drill notebook and ensure compliance with Fire Marshal rules.

·         Maintain an OSHA notebook and OSHA supplies.

·         Ensure that Unusual Incident Reports are documented properly and submitted within 24 hours of the incident.

·         Maintain all staff documentation.

·         On call duty.

·         Finance

o   Grocery purchasing within the budget.  Monitor consumption of controllable utilities such as water, electric, overtime, etc.

o   Account for cash receipts and client checkbooks

o   Account for petty cash.

o   Complete payroll data (O/T, time sheets, and travel sheets) in a timely manner.

o   Maintain SSI guidelines.

o   Maintain utilities within the budget.

o   Approve payment of purchases




·         Maintain vehicles and repair in a timely manner.  Documentation to be kept current.

·         Home and grounds

o   Maintenance of home, grounds, and equipment.

o   Repairs.

o   General appearance

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Department: Residential and Community Programs
Direct Supervisor: RN Supervisor

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  • Registered LPN in the state of WV
  • Experience with persons who are developmentally disabled is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and vehicle insurance.


Job Description:


The LPN will:

  • Report directly to RN supervisor
  • Administers medications at ICF/MR Group House and other non ICF/MR Homes.
  • Accompany Betsy Broh residents to doctor appointments, emergency rooms, etc. when available.  Oversees Betsy Broh residents 24 hours a day.
  • On call for medical problems pertaining to clients, 24 hours a day.
  • Responsible for paperwork, nurse’s notes, writing and having doctors’ orders signed monthly, keeping residents’ medical books in order – ICF/MR house.
  • Instruct staff in CPR/FA, medications and immunizations required for employment.
  • Aware of and familiar with frequently used psychotropic drugs and instruct staff on uses and possible side effects of same.
  • Serves as Manager/Assistant Manager of Betsy Broh when appointed to such position.


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Service Coordinator

Department: Service Coordinator
Direct Supervisor: Director of Service Coordination

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  • Bachelor’s Degree (Human Services degree preferred)
  • One year experience with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities preferred.
  • Possess strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • A valid driver’s license, automobile and insurance.

Job Description:

The Service Coordinator will:

  • Maintain a case list of assigned clients
  • Coordinate and attend monthly visits as required by funding streams
  • Coordinate and conduct IPPs (annual, 6 months, two 90-days, and other IDTs)
  • Assess client needs and monitor service plans
  • Daily documentation
  • Monitor client services provided
  • Linkage and referral
    • Keep current with service providers
  • Facilitate communication among team members
  • Attend Service Coordination meetings
  • Keep supervisors abreast of client issues
  • Client advocacy
  • Work effectively with teams and supervisors to handle crisis situations
  • Be knowledgeable of:
    • Funding streams
    • Resources
    • Paperwork
    • Diagnoses
  • Meet Service Coordination Department billing expectations
  • Travel as required (potentially for training, conferences, etc.)
  • Any additional duties as assigned by supervisor

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Direct Support Staff

Department: Residential and Community Programs
Direct Supervisor: Residential or Community Program Manager

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  • At least a High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and a safety sticker for their car
  • All direct care staff must successfully complete agency training

Job Description:

The Direct Support Staff will:

  • Provide for overall safety and health of the clients.
  • Follow all ASC personnel policies.
  • Work all assigned shifts.
  • Attend mandatory meetings.
  • Implement the daily client schedule that is based upon the individual client IPPs.
  • Implement behavior support programs that are individualized for each client.
  • Provide transportation for clients as needed.
  • Complete all documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Implement Crisis Intervention Procedures as needed.
  • Complete all assigned duties.
  • Guide, teach and assist clients in skill development and community involvement.
  • Use augmentative communication device or other appropriate means of communication.
  • Participate in community activities with clients and teach appropriate social interaction.
  • Represent ASC appropriately while in the community during work hours.
  • Be role models of acceptable behaviors for all clients.
  • Reasonably react to crises and incidents.
  • Provide CPR and First Aid, when needed.
  • Follow through with all job requirements and instructions given by a supervisor.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by a supervisor.
  • Administer medications to clients.


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