Positive Support Specialist in Rochester, New York
Heritage Christian Services Posted: 2021-10-13
Rochester, New York 14623
The positive support specialist has the responsibility to be a role model and provide positive support assistance to people and their direct support staff, in a variety of locations.
Responsible for supporting people through challenging times, including implementing various support plans (behavior supports plans, behavior guidelines, and monitoring plans.)
Provide staff with support and constructive feedback and onsite education, as needed, about their implementation of various support plans.
Provide direct observations while on shift to assist behavior intervention specialist in behavior support plan development, implementation, and modification.
To act as a liaison, as needed, between the assigned behavior specialist and the site during times when the behavior specialist is unable to be on site.
Document positive behavior and any challenges in Therap.
Provide support and modeling to direct support staff on how to write thorough behavior progress notes.
Review behavior support documentation and identify trends, in conjunction with the behavior intervention specialist.
Perform basic responsibilities of resident counselors.
Participate in and contribute to behavior support team meetings.