The Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst will devise behaviorally based treatment for children and young adults with developmental disabilities. This person will be dedicated to providing exceptional care. The BCaBA will complete assessments and devise treatment plans in accordance with Applied Behavior Analysis therapy guidelines. Treatment plans focus on skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols. Supervision of therapy and clinical guidance required of Behavior Technicians. Schedule, days and hours will vary. The BCaBA reports directly to the ABA Program Manager. Essential Functions of this position are listed below but are subject to change at the discretion of P8ioneer Resources, Inc. This job description describes essential job functions, but does not provide an exhaustive list of duties that may be assigned. Specific duties & responsibilities may vary.
Under the supervision of the BCBA:
1. The BCaBA will coordinate the development and implementation of appropriate behavior management protocols based on individual participant behavior intervention plans.
2. Model and assist with the implementation of appropriate behavior management techniques based on individual intervention plans.
3. Conduct initial assessments with consumers, review current assessments annually and conduct updated assessments.
4. Write behavior intervention plans and monitor their implementation and effectiveness for consumers and assist in and monitor the collection of data and implementation of such plans to ensure success.
5. Provide direct support to technicians using ABA approved methodologies to enhance teacher instruction.
6. Schedule and meet with technicians and families to provide research-based and/or peer reviewed interventions.
7. Assist in the development and implementation of individual Education Plans as requested.
8. Provide staff development as necessary to technicians regarding effective interventions and positive behavioral supports and techniques.
9. Provide supervision as able to RBTs.
10. Schedule Behavior Analyst Technicians (BATs) as needed.
11. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of duties or responsibilities required to perform this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.
1. The Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) will have meet all of the requirements of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) and hold current certification as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA).
2. General knowledge of the developmental disabilities system in Michigan.
3. Solid knowledge of the principles and practice of Applied Behavior Analysis. This includes general behavioral assessment and Ethical Standards in Behavior Analysis.
4. Provide Supervision to qualified Registered Behavior Technicians in accordance with BACB guidelines as well as on-going education on consumer treatment plans to all technicians.
5. Solid knowledge of the behavioral impact of developmental disabilities, as well as the cognitive, educational, vocational, and social challenges encountered by persons with developmental disabilities.
6. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others.
7. Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.
8. Effective and creative negotiator and problem solver.
9. Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, etc.
10. The capacity to work in a team with intermittent supervision.
11. The ability to work respectfully and courteously with a wide variety of individuals.
12. This employee will be required to successfully complete all required initial and update trainings.
13. This position requires driving. Individuals must have a valid Michigan driver’s license, three (3) or more years of driving experience, less than six (6) points, and no exclusionary violations on driving record.
14. Must pass all required background checks, physicals, and drug screens. If the background check reveals disqualifying information, employment shall be terminated unless the disqualifying information was successfully appealed as inaccurate, expunged or set aside.