Clinical Behavior Specialist- $2,000 Sign on Bonus

$2,000 Sign on Bonus

The Clinical Behavior Specialist performs assessments, diagnostics, and crisis interventions. This role works collaboratively with mental health and educational teams by supporting the placement of students with emotional disabilities through the provision of training and supervision to staff working directly with students. The Clinical Behavior Specialist develops behavioral modification plans, as well as analyzes and interprets data.

The INCLUSION Program is an innovative team that supports the social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students within their school settings throughout Chittenden County. These settings include public schools, and the Tutorial And Behavior Services program for students requiring intensive supports in alternative learning environments.


  • Conduct behavioral assessments
  • Develop comprehensive behavioral treatment plans
  • Hire, train and supervise Interventionists
  • Collaborate with educational teams and families as the Primary Care Coordinator for students
  • Provide crisis supports
  • Facilitate the reintegration of students into a less restrictive educational environment


  • Master's Degree or higher in Education, Psychology, or Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Clinical License or license-eligible 
  • Experience with supervision and consultation
  • Knowledge of educational systems and processes
  • Use of a personal vehicle and a clean driving record

Licensing Requirement Notice

Vermont regulation mandates that if you do not hold a valid license then you must be on the Roster of Nonlicensed & Noncertified Psychotherapists before you can be hired for work in this position. If you are not yet on the Roster, please begin the process immediately to avoid delay in hiring. Note this process may take 3-5 days for in-state applications and up to several weeks for out-of-state applications. Instructions can be found on the website for the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation.


  • This is a full time position
  • This is a salaried position
  • This is a benefits-eligible position

Perks& Benefits:

- Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families 
- Delta dental 
- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 20 hours or more
- Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
- Life insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Childcare stipend
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.