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Saint Paul, Minnesota
United States

Behavior Modification Assistant


This job is located in East Bethel, MN.

The Behavior Modification Assistant (BMA) is responsible for assisting in assessing individual’s needs, developing and implementing residential and habilitation support plans with goals and methods, communicating with team members and other agencies, evaluating and documenting outcomes, and maintaining or modifying the plan and performing related work as required. The BMA serves as a principal provider of behavior modification services to the work site team.

Minimum Qualifications:

- knowledge of behavior modification theory/techniques sufficient to design and/or implement behavior management components of treatment plans; - knowledge of developmental disabilities and behavior problems sufficient to understand the physical and psychological limitations they put on human development; - ability to read and write English sufficient to understand and follow directions, assist in the delivery of client programs, and write instructions for subordinate staff; - ability to collect and summarize data sufficient to document program delivery and client progress by observing and charting behaviors and measuring the duration and frequency of inappropriate behavior; - knowledge of therapeutic intervention techniques sufficient to control aggressive or violent behavior - ability to provide ongoing work direction and training to other staff; - ability to perform basic health care procedures, such as taking vital signs and administering medications. - Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License - Must pass medication administration certification. - Must be able to perform all essential job functions with our without reasonable accommodation. - Must pass all other required training.

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your experience in the areas listed and indicate the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

Reference/background checks - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact Lisa Duda at 651-431-2344 or for assistance.


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