behavior consultant resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Hardworking Educator with 20 years of distinguished behavioral modification experience working with youth, adolescent, and adult students. Extensive knowledge of diversity and inclusion and dedication to effective technology integration. Confident and detailed-oriented with dedication to organization and effective collaboration with various coworkers.

  • Mental health support
  • Crisis Response
  • Anxiety disorder expertise
  • Needs assessment
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Intervention planning
  • Process improvement
  • Operational improvement
  • Relationship development
  • Supervision
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • MS Office
  • Treatment planning
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Coping skills development
  • Mental disorder diagnosis
  • Mental health evaluations
  • Records management
  • Case management proficiency
  • Adept at treatment and discharge planning
  • Succession planning
  • Cultural awareness
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Experiential learning
  • Tailoring Curriculum Plans
  • Lesson Planning
  • Recruitment
Lincoln University Lincoln University, PA Expected in 2002 Master of Science : Business Administration - GPA :
Work History
The May Institute Inc - Behavior Consultant
West Springfield, MA, 07/2019 - Current
  • Conduct behavioral assessments upon request of team member or another appropriate referral source.
  • Actively participate in treatment team meetings, ensuring person centered approach to care.
  • Conduct and document staff training on how to implement behavior management plans including techniques, required documentation, behavior guidelines, etc.
  • Document individual’s progress and assesses interventions and collaborative services.
  • Review and revise behavior support plans as indicated by individual's progress and needs.
  • Support and encourage individual to increase his/her ability to problem solve and be as independent as possible.
  • Provide crisis management services as necessary.
  • Develop and implement tightly integrated diversity and inclusion best practice solutions that drive inclusive behaviors and business practices at all levels in support of agency.
  • Partner with internal and external partners to create and deliver learning experiences to develop leaders who model and drive inclusive behaviors and mission impact.
  • Provides guidance and operational assistance in development of enterprise strategies for diversity, equity, and inclusion, including governance structure, policies, procedures, metrics, benchmarks, action plans and processes to effectively support leadership.
The May Institute Inc - Behavior Consultant
Jacksonville, NC, 01/2015 - 06/2019
  • Assessed issues pertaining to depression, anxiety and physical abuse to resolve conflicts between individuals, peers and staff.
  • Facilitated smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring individuals throughout transitions.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Organized clinical interventions and wrote behavior/treatment plans for individuals suffering from mental health disorders or intellectual disabilities.
  • Assessed individual behavior, moods and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment/behavior plans.
  • Conducted and documented staff training on how to implement behavior management plans including techniques, required documentation, behavior guidelines, etc.
Bright Futures Academy - Educator Trainer
Riverside, CA, 05/2003 - 09/2016
  • Coordinated workshops for employees to better understand company mission, streamlining daily activities and aligning worker and company priorities.
  • Collaborated with adults and children to provide safe and educational experience.
  • Chose materials and developed lesson plans to enhance skills for individual students.
  • Operated and maintained applicant tracking and candidate management systems.
  • Generated specific candidate pool for career opportunities through strategic placement of advertisements, evaluation of applicant credentials, and conducting initial interviews and pre-screening assessments.
  • Followed up with notable applicants sourced via industry-specific pipelines, events and job fairs.
  • Developed lists of qualified candidates for corporate hiring managers.
  • Collaborated with President to develop and integrate workforce planning, analysis and solutions.
  • Scheduled educational activities, faculty lectures and departmental events to drive mission and values of institution.
  • Represented educational program at meetings and conferences to serve as subject matter liaison for array of services and activities assigned.
  • Developed partnerships with parents, businesses and organizations to build awareness, increase support and share resources.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Supervised over 20 individuals and managed over 50 customer/students phone calls per day, and increased job employment for minority students and returning students minority students by 60%.
Partners Healthcare System - Behavior Specialist
Westford, MA, 01/2012 - 01/2015
  • Worked with Adult Intellectual Disability sexual offenders and drug and alcohol individuals
  • Conducted weekly groups to support staff in developing positive behavioral tools and skills.
  • Communicated nonverbally with individuals with developmental disabilities to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled individuals.
  • Redirected individuals using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Handled crisis calls daily to address behaviors.
  • Worked collaboratively with other mental health professionals to provide consistent care and minimize diversion.
  • Ensures that every unit fosters culture that is diverse, inclusive, innovative and proactively leverages multiple dimensions of diversity .
  • Develops equity and inclusion communications strategy that keeps executive staff informed about diversity programs and policies.
Department Of Veterans Affairs - Job Readiness Coordinator -Part Time
Biloxi, MS, 01/2010 - 07/2011
  • Operated and maintained applicant tracking and candidate management systems.
  • Conducted over 20 recruiting events per year to grow passive talent pipeline to prepare for future hiring needs.
  • Followed up with notable applicants sourced via industry-specific pipelines, events and job fairs.
  • Verified applicant references and employment details.
  • Advised, coached and counseled managers and staff to support human resources policies, procedures, programs and labor relations.
  • Facilitated all new employee orientations to foster positive team attitude.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with college campus representatives to meet with graduating seniors for recruitment.
Pacific Medical Centers - Master’s Level Therapist
West Hills, CA, 06/2004 - 07/2010
  • Conducted physical, academic, vocational, mental and other types of evaluations to identify clients' needs and devise rehabilitation plans.
  • Performed assessments during treatment to determine progress according to goals.
  • Established compassionate and caring relationships with patients.
  • Prioritized opportunities for performance improvement.
  • Performed evaluations and assessments to recommend best treatment for individual patients.
  • Consulted with direct-care staff to implement best methods to achieve therapy goals.
  • Determined best treatment plans to meet objectives for school, work and home life.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
Umbrella Program - Group Facilitator
City, STATE, 06/2004 - 06/2006
  • Facilitated dialogue between participants, family and program workers to provide best possible program and individualized program.
  • Collected data on program effectiveness through surveying, data analysis and other methods and implemented solutions for improvement.
  • Educated clients and teams on potentially beneficial wellness services.
  • Provided self-esteem and anger management group therapy.
  • Developed programs and activities to help women improve attitudes towards treatment.
  • Fundraised for program materials and client activities to foster positive and supportive environments for participants.
Temple University And Montgomery County Community - Assistant Director
City, STATE, 11/2004 - 01/2006
  • Partnered with educators to instruct and mentor students with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Instructed individuals in career development techniques, such as job search and application strategies, resume writing and interview skills.
  • Collaborated with teachers and administrators in development, evaluation and revision of school programs and in preparation of master schedules for curriculum offerings.
  • Reviewed transcripts to verify students met graduation or college entrance requirements and wrote letters of recommendation.
  • Counseled students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection, class scheduling and registration and career planning.
  • Trained and mentored new employees on industry practices and business operations.
  • Conferred with educators to identify current classroom concerns and diversify instructional strategies.
  • Increased school registrations over 85% with improved promotional approaches, outreach strategies and parent engagement plans.
School District Of Philadelphia - Teacher
City, STATE, 09/1998 - 06/2002
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Completed and filed daily paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.

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School Attended

  • Lincoln University

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavior Consultant
  • Behavior Consultant
  • Educator Trainer
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Job Readiness Coordinator -Part Time
  • Master’s Level Therapist
  • Group Facilitator
  • Assistant Director
  • Teacher


  • Master of Science

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