School Behavior Specialist (Forbush School at Prince George's County)



Sheppard Pratt School - Lanham

Full Time (benefits eligible)

Day Shift

M-F 8am-4pm


The Forbush School at Prince George's County is a year round program that provides educational services to students on the certificate track, ages five to 21, with autism spectrum disorder and other related disorders. 

As a School Behavior Specialist you:

  • Are responsible for the timely completion of functional behavioral assessments and behavioral intervention plans on all children in the program.
  • Prepare Positive Behavior Support and Management Plans, train staff in their administration, and reassess and revise plans as needed.
  • Supervise Assistant Behavior Specialist(s) and/or Resource Specialist(s) assigned to program.
  • Work with education and treatment team; serve as a resource to teachers, staff, and family regarding behavior support and management.
  • Depending on credentials and licensure, may work independently or under appropriate supervision by a licensed professional.


  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, special education, education, or closely related field of study.
  • Two to three years' behavior assessment and management experience with children and persons with autism and experience with computer software, including Microsoft Excel and data collection and analysis.