Upbring, the new Lutheran Social Services of the South, is a 135 year-old nonprofit organization with a rich legacy of serving vulnerable people across Texas. Its mission is to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Upbring serves more than 30,000 people annually and provides innovative programs and services for children including foster care, adoption, education, residential treatment and community services. For more information visit Upbring.org.
In collaboration with the interdisciplinary and treatment teams the Behavior Support Specialists’ primary role is to provide behavioral and academic support for residents experiencing varying diagnoses and/or special needs in the classroom using skills, knowledge, and best practices to create a nurturing, positive, proactive, and innovative approach to behavior support that stresses skill development, academic success, and life skills. The Behavior Support Specialist also provide support services to the residents outside the classroom and while they remain on campus.
Resident Living Support