Clinical Supervisor / Behaviour Consultant

arc programs is currently accepting applications for a Clinical Supervisor / Behaviour Consultant to join the Specialized Care team.

The Clinical Supervisor / Behaviour Consultant will provide training, clinical consultation and programming support for Program Coordinators and staff; conduct functional assessments, and create Personal Behaviour Support Plans (PBSP’s), and service plans for children and youth participating in the Specialized Care program.


Full-Time, Permanent
Averaging 40-hours per-week
Service hours will be delivered on a flexible basis, including some evening and weekend hours.
This position has a rotating weekend on-call requirement to respond to crisis situations.


The successful candidate will:
• Build strong, supportive relationships with the youth and their family / caregivers.
• Provide clinical oversight and consultation to Program Coordinators and staff.
• Conduct comprehensive Functional Behaviour Assessments to assess specific behavioral challenges and skill deficits.
• Write PBSP’s to address behavior challenges and skill deficits identified in Functional Assessments.
• Provide training and support to Program Coordinators and staff in the effective implementation of the child / youth’s PBSP and Individual Service Plans.
• Provide a range of support, training, and consultation to improve the youth’s development and functioning in activities of daily living, such as social emotional learning, language and communication, sleep health, sexual health, social skills, school, domestic skills and community / leisure / recreational engagement, and mental health.
• Demonstrate a high level of collaboration and cooperation with MCFD, involved service providers, Program Coordinators and staff.
• Work closely with the Program Director to support best practices and effective service provision / operations in Specialized Care homes.
• Implement and maintain required case management and clinical records.

Other responsibilities include:

• Providing culturally safe and agile, trauma informed services.
• Applying an attachment-based and developmental practice lens.


• A Master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or MEd in Special Education is preferred.
• A Bachelor’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
• A bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (BSW / BA-Psychology / BA- CYC etc.) will be considered with experience directly related to working with Child and Youth with Support Needs (CYSN) clients, such as:
Behavioural consultant or intervention services
Child, youth and family services programs
Child and Youth Mental Health program

Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License, and a sound personal vehicle to provide outreach support, and transportation for families when required.
Successful applicants will be subject to a screening process, including a criminal record search, and MCFD-HUB Screening to confirm suitability for the position.

Other Skills and Attributes:

• Previous behaviour consultation experience, ideally supporting youth living in staffed resources.
• Clinical supervision experience.
• Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of attachment-based theory.
• Well-versed in child development, developmental delays, neurodiversity, ASD, FASD and complex support needs.
• Demonstrated competencies in behaviour analytic assessment and intervention.
• Familiar with IHCAN assessments, and recommended interventions.
• Ability to establish trusting relationships with children, youth, and families / caregivers.
• Experience working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team.


$7000 - $7500 per month, based on relevant experience and education.

Upon successful completion of a probationary period, full-time employees (minimum 20-hrs per week) are eligible for a full benefit package (including dental plan, vision coverage, life insurance, extended medical coverage, long-term disability plan, and RRSP contributions).

Full-time employees are eligible for 3-weeks paid vacation annually to start (pro-rated during the probation period), as well as paid sick days as described in agency policy.


arc programs is an equal-opportunity employer. We promote the diversity of our staff teams and requires all employees to demonstrate cultural agility and safety to the diversity of all populations we serve.

For more information about the Specialized Care Program, and about arc programs, please check out the 'Services' link on this website.


Apply by email to HR Specialist James O'Brien

Kindly include the job title in the subject line of your email
Please be aware that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.