PosAbilities ABA Clinic
Herndon, VA
Dec 06, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Job descriptionSummary of Position:The Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, BCBA, provides treatment for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. The majority of the services involve providing Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention for young children but can also involve conducting Functional Behavior Assessments and developing Behavior Intervention Plans.The BCBA position is considered a leadership role within PabaC. The BCBA is responsible for the assessment and treatment of each client. This includes a comprehensive assessment, developing client treatment plans, as well as supervising Behavior Technicians to implement such plans. The BCBA assists Behavior Therapists to overcome challenges and will answer questions about their daily client interactions.RESPONSIBILIITES:Function in a supervisory capacity and provide oversight to all areas of programming including the training of direct support professionalsAssist in the development, facilitation, and follow-up training in Applied Behavior Analysis, using both discrete trial training and natural environment training models of teaching.Facilitate and assist in the development and identification of resources and support information for clients and their familiesProvide model teaching and other direct instructional supports including, but not limited to, practicum supervision/teaching, class instruction and in-service instruction to other support professionals.Assist in the development and implementation of assessment tools, to conduct functional assessments and analyses when appropriate, and to develop appropriate behavior strategies to teach appropriate behavior and reduce maladaptive behaviors.Provide ongoing support and training to direct support professionals, ABA implementers, and other individuals in support roles for families.Ongoing training and supervision of paraprofessional staff in implementation of ABA principles and methodology and behavior reduction strategies.Create ongoing data collection system to establish baseline and programmatic efficacy for all consumers, and to analyze data on a frequent and ongoing basis to guide programming.Develop behavior plans/treatment plans for all consumers with a focus on teaching and other antecedent strategies for reducing problematic behavior(s).Meet as needed with supervised staff to discuss ongoing consumer issues and to provide support when necessary.Review and sign off on behavior plan/treatment plan training for all field staff and provide field supervision when necessary.Provide consultation services and to maintain ongoing communication with all constituents (other supports, parents, community, and community agencies).Keep current with the literature, new research findings and resources. In addition, continuing education courses to maintain BCBA certification are necessary (32 credits every 2 years).Maintain all data, paperwork, and communication between personal care staff and families, and to provide ongoing feedback to government related agencies that contract with such families.Job Type: Full-time or Part-TimeSalary: $69,000.00 - $90,000.00 per yearBenefits:Dental insuranceFlexible scheduleFlexible spending accountHealth insurancePaid time offSick leavePaid holidaysVision insuranceSchedule:Monday to FridayPosAbilities ClinicEducation:Master's (Required)License/Certification:BCBA (Required)Willingness to travel:50% (Preferred)Work Location: Multiple Locations

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