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Center for Disability Services Behavior Specialist (Residential) in Albany, New York

Behavior Specialist (Residential)

Albany, New York



The Center for Disability Services offers hope, innovation and achievement to the people we support.

For 75 years, we have been one of upstate New York’s largest providers of programs and services for individuals who have disabilities. Many of the innovative programs and vital services that we offer are not available elsewhere

We are seeking a dynamic clinician with a strong clinical background and ability to work well with teams. The primary role of the Behavior Service Clinician is to provide consultation with staff and residents in assigned programs, including on-going functional analysis and development and monitoring of therapeutic support plans.Responsibilities:

  • Prepares relevant information for, and participates in, psychiatric consultations

  • Provides clinical support to meet the needs of assigned programs

  • Is flexible in responding to emergent clinical needs


  • Masters degree in the field of Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health or related field

  • Supervised experience in the field of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, certification in behavior analysis, and/or licensure preferred

  • Supervision towards licensure across all clinical tracks (Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health, and BCBA) is available

  • May be required to lift 50 pounds independently

At The Center for Disability Services, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and the people we support. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any protected class of job applicant or employee in our employment practices.


The New York State Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.