Licensed Behavior Specialist

Merakey – Chillicothe, OH

Merakey is seeking a Full-Time Dual Diagnosis (Mental Health and Developmental Disability) Licensed Behavior Specialist based out of Dayton, Ohio serving counties across South West Ohio.

The Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT) program offers support to children and adults who have both a serious mental illness and a developmental disability. Participants receive counseling, physical healthcare, support finding housing, assistance during crises, and help dealing with other issues in their daily lives. 

The Behavior Specialist is responsible for assessing, planning, and developing recovery treatment and support plans for adults with an Intellectual Developmental Disability and mental health diagnosis. The Behavior Specialist provides intensive therapeutic services in all types of settings, including but not limited to community living arrangements, schools, community settings, natural support residents, etc. The Behavioral Specialist, in collaboration with other members of the treatment team, design and directs the implementation of a recovery treatment and support plan that utilizes a person-centered approach. 

Merakey offers flexible schedules, Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, tuition reimbursement, work/life balance, and so much more! 

To fill out an on-line application:
# 68904



  • Masters degree preferred in Social Work, Psychology, or another Human Services related field preferred. Bachelor level applicants with significant experience are encouraged to apply1-3 years of experience working in Mental Health and/or Intellectual Developmental Disabilities populations
  • Have knowledge and/or certification in an established behavior modification technique such as Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), Functional Behavioral Analysis (FBA), etc.
  • Valid OH Driver’s License and appropriate state and federal clearance