NHS Human Services, Inc. Licensed Behavior Specialist Consultant in Cresson, Pennsylvania

NHS is currently seeking a Licensed Behavior Specialist Consultant to join our Behavioral Health Division. $1,500 SIGN ON BONUS


With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs.


  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs

  • Highly competitive compensation plans

  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

The Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) will design and direct the implementation of a behavior modification intervention plan, which is individualized to each child or adolescent, and to family needs. While maintaining some direct contact with child and family, the BSC will work in collaboration with other members of a treatment team. The Behavioral Specialist Consultant will primarily provide assessment, program design, and monitoring.

General Responsibilities

  • Provide individual and group therapy, choosing applicable modalities according to individual needs and treatment plans

  • Provide mini-treatment team leadership

  • Completion of the assessments/evaluations (FBA, FA, ABA, variety of motivational and risk assessment)

  • Development and monitoring of the individual behavioral support interventions, crisis plans

  • Participate in the team meetings and additional consultation as needed

  • Provide on-going training to the (internal and external) program staff, in order to properly address the needs of the population being served

  • Work collaboratively with the program's psychiatric nurse, pharmacist, and psychiatric nurse, pharmacist, and psychiatrist to coordinate medication monitoring and adjustment

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In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at Karla.Kelvington@nhsonline.org at mailto:Karla%20.Kelvington@nhsonline.org .

NHS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related discipline.

  • One year experience in related field with documented behavior modification training.

  • Must have at least 12 credit hours in clinical coursework.

  • Documentation of training in Behavior Modification techniques is required.

  • BSC Licensure is required

This position is field based to provide treatment to clients and requires a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)