Behaviour Consultant - Calgary

Behaviour Consultant - Calgary

FULL-TIME BEHAVIOUR CONSULTANT

Calgary

 

Ability 4 Good is a community-based service provider that is committed to enhancing the lives of children and families. We provide in home services utilizing a play-based approach along with community aide facilitated group programs, respite and Triple P Parenting programs. We are currently recruiting a Behavior Consultant to work with our creative and multi-disciplinary Specialized Services Team as well as our Behavioral Developmental Aides. The Behavior Consultant will assess, identify, treat and coach clients in the areas of behavior, emotional regulation, transactional support, play and social skills with children ages 2-17. The work we do is unique, as it focuses not only on child development, but also on caregiver learning. We believe that this is the best way to ensure long term support for children and families.

 

Responsibilities

· Utilize formal and informal assessment measures for clients in regards to their behavior, play and social skills as well as community participation

· Provide strategies in the areas of behavior management, transactional support and regulation.

· Create functional plans of action to work with the client and families on

· Collaborate with other members of a multi-disciplinary team (e.g., OT, PT, SLP) to accomplish service objectives

· Serve as a resource for other team members and families on behaviour-related issues

· Develop, implement, monitor and update program plans

· Model and teach strategies within a naturalistic, play-based model

· Develop and present workshops for community members, staff and families as needed

· Liaise with community partners that work with the child and the child’s family (e.g., school)

· Make recommendations for service needs to Family Support for Children with Disabilities

 

Qualifications

· Graduate degree in psychology or related field from an accredited institution

· Registration with a professional association preferred but not required

· Valid drivers’ license/vehicle and ability to travel to families' homes

· Current criminal record check and child/youth intervention check

· Two years’ experience working with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities an asset

· Ability to work flexible hours

· Self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills

Remuneration

· Excellent compensation that meets or exceeds the HSAA grid, based on training and experience

· Opportunities for professional development

 

Please submit your resume in confidence to:

Sherry Hiebert-Keck, Clinical Director

info@ability4good.com

 

We thank all applicants for your interest. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.