Behavior Support Specialist Resume Samples

A Behavior Support Specialist takes responsibility for assessing the behavioral issues of students and devises behavior plans as needed. Common work activities seen on the Behavior Support Specialist Resume include the following – diagnosing students’ conditions, compiling and interpreting the test results, assessing eligibility for special services; reporting possible cases for child abuse, determining the behavior capabilities of students, designing behavioral interventions for students; measuring goals and objectives; coordinating between parents and teachers; monitoring and adjusting special education programs; and maintaining records of students’ special education reports.

Required skills and knowledge include the following – a strong foundation in applied behavior analysis; good understanding of behavioral characteristics relating to behavior disorders, autism, and traumatic brain injuries; strong communication skills; the ability to train people and to apply behavior management techniques; and a good understanding of state and federal laws of special education. A Master’s degree, state license, and specialty certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis are commonplace among job applicants.

 

Behavior Support Specialist Resume example

Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Headline : Looking for a working environment that I can further use my excellent customer service, Phlebotomy, and child care skills while working towards continuing my education.

Skills : Assessment, Child Development, Customer Service, Community Outreach.

Description :

    1. Developed behavior assessments and reports for persons with intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnoses.
    2. Developed behavior from objective results of functional assessments as well as implement, train, and maintain appropriate behavior plans for the individual client.
    3. Conducted and lead team meetings to assess behavior support needs.
    4. Monitored feedback on behavior support plan implementation based on objective data collection.
    5. Analyzed data collection results, and developed charts, and graphs to reflect progress, stabilization, and/or regression.
    6. Developed monthly reports for clientele, as well as revise and update plans annually and or as needed.
    7. Consulted with provider agencies/staff/guardians/teams with regard to behavioral modifications.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA In Counseling


Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Headline : Seeking a career opportunity where I can utilize my experience and offer my instructional abilities, combined with my strong interpersonal skills and work ethic. To provide a friendly and stimulating environment that encourages others, while fostering confidence in order to realize my full potential.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Critical Thinking, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Demonstrated active leadership role in the implantation of schoolwide/classroom Positive Behavior/PBS program.
    2. Assisted in overall program development.
    3. Conducted behavioral training and modeling behavioral strategies for staff.
    4. Assisted in the development and implementation of behavioral data process.
    5. Demonstrated competent problem solving and behavioral management skills.
    6. Participated in group counseling for students in the area of conflict resolution, anger management, and other topics related to student needs.
    7. Participated in the development of the implementation of behavior support plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Psychology


Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Objective : Qualified professional providing staff with information to successfully work with individuals. Goal focused and driven to always perform at the top. Works to get the job completed in the most efficient and effective way possible.

Skills : Problem-Solving, and Communication Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    2. Assessed clients for risk of suicide attempts.
    3. Encouraged clients to express their feelings and discussed what is happening in their lives.
    4. Helped them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
    5. Collected information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests.
    6. Counseled clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    7. Guided clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS In Human Services

Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Summary : To obtain a full-time Behavior Support Specialist position in a career within a field related to my degree, wherein my skills, experiences, and desire for growth will be fully utilized.

Skills : Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Description :

    1. Served students with intellectual and developmental disabilities along with mental health diagnoses including mental retardation, autism, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
    2. Analyzed behaviors and developed behavior support plans for staff and families in order to assist them with demonstrated behaviors.
    3. Trained staff yearly on the behavior plans and sheets and how to properly implement the interventions outlined in them.
    4. Attended and participated in ISP meetings and positive practices meetings hosted by SAM, Inc.
    5. Analyzed and charted data collection sheets monthly completed by staff.
    6. Met with consumers and oversaw staff on a weekly basis to monitor consumer behaviors and assist staff with implementing the interventions.
    7. Attended medication management and therapy appointments with the consumers and their staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Counseling Studies

Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Summary : To utilize my people skills, challenge my abilities, and build on my experiences. Passionate about working with children and families. People-focused professional with strong communication skills, ensuring participant needs are heard and met.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills, Time Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided intensive individual counseling/therapy, supervision, and behavioral support for clients.
    2. Developed and implemented individualized behavioral/service plans and case management.
    3. Identified and measured behavioral goals.
    4. Actively participated in Family Assessment Planning.
    5. Utilized Microsoft Office programs to create graphics, tables, and reports.
    6. Provided individual and/or group instructional support to students.
    7. Assisted the classroom teachers with documentation and other duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Psychology

Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Headline : Behavior specialist and former educator with experience managing fast-paced environments, planning and implementing lessons for child and adult learners, and using data analytics software to track study outcomes.

Skills : Counseling, Case Management, Supervisory Skills.

Description :

    1. Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method.
    2. Created and implemented a developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles.
    3. Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders, and speech problems.
    4. Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
    5. Worked closely with children diagnosed with ASD.
    6. Provided treatment interventions and behavior support for five identified students in New Kent School District. 
    7. Worked with other professionals and colleagues by assisting with behavior plan training, and physical intervention training to improve the impact of behavior plan objectives.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In Sociology

Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Headline : Dedicated, caring Consultant with experience providing therapeutic mentoring, facilitating behavior support programs, and developing solution-based plans. Committed to assisting families with basic needs as well as community resources.

Skills : Management, Typing Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the classroom teacher.
    2. Assisted in the implementation of individual educational plans for the students and monitor their progress.
    3. Provided support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities.
    4. Supported students with emotional or behavioral concerns and assisted them in developing appropriate social skills.
    5. Worked with other professionals, such as speech therapists, social workers, occupational and physical therapists.
    6. Worked with the students to teach them VBMAPP and ITT(Intensive teaching practices.).
    7. Counseled exceptional students with emotional, behavioral, and academic challenges.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Headline : To pursue excellence in everything, while helping others reach their full potential while maintaining a professional and compassionate demeanor.

Skills : Leadership, Typing, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Participated in crisis team calls as well as any pieces of training that are made available to maintain certification.
    2. Maintained a caseload of students who are struggling behaviorally.
    3. Supported students as they transition from out of district placements.
    4. Supported the Emotional Support Classrooms and Pre-K-grade 6 in the areas related to discipline, behavior, and academic achievement.
    5. Assisted in completing and collecting paperwork to ensure compliance for documentation.
    6. Maintained confidential records of students to protect confidentiality and compliance with FERPA.
    7. Assisted in the planning and organizing of behavioral interventions, developing classroom procedures, and preparing necessary materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Summary : Desire a Behavior Support Specialist position where I can make a positive impact on children or young adults who need guidance and support to better adapt and face the challenges in the world they live in.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Adaptability, dependability.

Description :

    1. Led mediation sessions to process and reconstruct students' thought processes following disruptive or destructive behavior.
    2. Educated parents, guardians, and teachers on alternative forms of communication and discipline to establish and maintain relationships. 
    3. Commuted to meetings, and clientele homes.
    4. Maintained awareness of goals and objectives in helping to implement the planned program and assists in the evaluation of its outcomes. 
    5. Designed individualized checklists and calendars for students to increase assignment completion.
    6. Acted as students' advocate during administrative meetings, as well as, disciplinary and judicial hearings.
    7. Demonstrated clerical and technical skills necessary to assist with the implementation of the program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA In Counseling

Behavior Support Specialist Resume

Summary : To leverage four-plus years of experience in Developmental Psychology into a leadership position with a dynamic, growth-oriented organization.

Skills : Certified In CPR, First Aid, Crisis Prevention Intervention, Professional Crisis Management.

Description :

    1. Documented client information in the form of individual service plans, serious incident reports, and daily progress notes. 
    2. Helped teachers implement teacher-prepared lesson plans.
    3. Maintained a Positive Behavioral and Intervention Plan for students, while keeping the classroom neat, attractive, and orderly. 
    4. Screened client telephone calls to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.
    5. Worked as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers.
    6. Restrained or aided patients as necessary to prevent injury. 
    7. Performed casework functions for students.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    PhD In Organizational Psychology