Behavioral supports may be provided in the home or community. Behavioral support service consists of three progressive staffing levels. More than one staffing level can be authorized.
Waiver behavior professionals
- Complete individualized functional assessments.
- Develop person-centered, positive practice, individualized behavior support plans that identify specific proactive and, if necessary, reactive up to and including emergency intervention strategies.
- Distribute plans to those with a need to know.
- Evaluate effectiveness of the service.
- Modify plans as necessary.
- Provide onsite instructional learning regarding the use of behavioral
- Train and supervise waiver behavior analysts and specialists.
- Waiver behavior professional consultative activities may be delivered face-to-face or via remote communication, such as telephone or web.
Waiver behavior analysts
- Oversee implementation of the person-centered, positive practice behavior support plan, which includes assessing the adequacy of the plan.
- Train and direct waiver behavior specialists or caregivers who implement the behavior support plan.
- Provide feedback to and coordinate with the waiver behavior professional.
- Design data collection methodology.
- Train and oversee data collection.
Waiver behavior specialists
- Collect and record behavioral data.
- Communicate questions or concerns to the waiver behavior professional or analyst.
- Implement the person-centered, positive practice behavior support plans