Kennedy Krieger Institute

BEHAVIOR RESOURCE ASSOCIATE (LEAP)

US-MD-Baltimore
Department
Special Education - LEAP
ID
3052
Pos. Category
Special Education - Other
3835 Greenspring Avenue
# of Hours
40

Overview

JOB ID  3052 - SPECIAL EDUCATION (LEAP)

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH CHILDREN WITH AUTISM.

 

This staff member supports classroom and Behavior Resource Specialist staff.  This includes assisting in the development and implementation of crisis management strategies, which requires knowledge of the range of disabilities treated in the school.  Additionally, this staff member assists the Behavior Resource Specialist with the implementation and documentation of the behavior management system, including any specifically designed contracts or protocols, in concert with teaching staff and the members of the Mental Health team.  This staff member will fulfill all Behavior Resource Specialist duties and responsibilities in the occasional and periodic absence of the Specialist.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Respond to behavioral crises as part of school-wide crisis management procedures.
  2. Provide coverage in classrooms when program is understaffed.
  3. Implement behavioral goals and objectives for individual students as stated in the IEP.
  4. Contribute to the development of the IEPs in the area of behavior management.
  5. Implement appropriate behavior management strategies and protocols for students.
  6. Use appropriate documentation materials and maintain appropriate records on students, including home contacts.
  7. Work in classrooms to assist with functional behavioral assessments (FBA), protocol conception, implementation (including coordinating acquisition or development of materials necessary to implement protocols), and maintenance.
  8. Through written reports, provide documentation of FBAs and behavior protocols.
  9. Review the collection of data for evaluation of effective classroom practice.
  10. Provide administration with summarized program data as requested.
  11. Maintain communication with the clinical department and administrators regarding all issues pertaining to students on caseload.
  12. Monitor training and implementation during transitions between classrooms or to other programs.
  13. Participate in and contribute to in-service training.
  14. Implement the use of technology in operational and administrative functions in accordance with the National Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for staff.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • By the end of the employee’s initial evaluation period, every individual must meet “No Child Left Behind” Legislation standards for highly qualified staff as defined as any one of the following:  1.) possession of an AA Degree, or 2.) completion of two years of college equivalence (minimum 48 credits), or 3.)  a passing score on the state exam for highly qualified staff.

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of one year of previous experience with disabled population is required.

 

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