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Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP)

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:



Company: Benchmark Human Services


Location: Little Rock, AR


Category: Crisis Response Services


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Description:




If you're looking for a rewarding career in serving individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) come join Benchmark Human Services, a national leader in behavioral health and IDD services! Benchmark is seeking a Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP) for our community-based crisis response project located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We provide thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The QDDP will assist providers of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Behavioral Health (IDD/BH) services in Summit Community Care's provider network who support persons with IDD in crisis and at high risk of disruptions in placement. As a member of the Provider Focus capacity building and crisis support team with Benchmark Human Services, the QDDP is a professional who practices under the supervision of a BCBA or BCaBA ("designated QDDP supervisor"). The QDDP is primarily responsible for coaching and training on skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans with agency staff, such as Direct Support Professionals (DSPs).

BENEFITS:



  • PTO and Sick Time

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • And MORE!



    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



    • Provide face-to-face or virtual coaching and training with DSP staff of participating IDD/BH providers.

    • Assist agency staff with development, implementation, and monitoring of Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSP), including coaching on data collection and fidelity checks.

    • Work with DSPs and their supervisors to ensure all materials/supplies needed for implementation of behavior plans are available.

    • Presentgraphical summary of effectiveness of PBSP to other DSPsat staff or consultation meetings.

    • Model positive behavioral supports and respond to emergency situations as trained.

    • Complete Functional Behavioral Assessment Interviews and/or Observations, as assigned by BCBA or Director.

    • Write up drafts of PBSP and other behavior plans in conjunction with the supervising BCBA.

    • Participate during provider wraparound or consultation meetings by reporting assessment results and offering rationale for best practice recommendations in areas of expertise.

    • Provide crisis de-escalation support to teams as required.



      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:



      • Excellent communication skills.

      • Knowledge and skill to use computer.

      • Ability and skills to train others.

      • Skills in behavioral assessment.

      • Skills in behavior plan development.



        QUALIFICATIONS:



        • Be at least 21 years of age.

        • Possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a human services field.

        • Successfully complete a criminal background registry check at time of application.

        • Minimum of one year experience working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

        • Maintain required certification and licensures.

        • Maintain valid driver's license and auto insurance.



          Interested in learning more? Apply online today at www.BenchmarkHS.com/CareersBenchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We look forward to viewing your application!









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Keywords: Benchmark Human Services, Little Rock , Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP), Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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