Provides direction and modeling of treatment plan techniques to the direct behavioral support professionals in the home during scheduled shifts. Must be able to cover open shifts and direct behavioral therapy to individuals ages 3 to 21, role modeling/training to parents/families, and support to child and family by promoting individualized, person-centered, service delivery which meets all identified needs of the child & family. The professional provides assistance to the child with self-help & self-care as well as teaching of social & safety skills when applicable. Ongoing communication and data reporting to clinicians and coordinators regarding the approved program is required.
Implements home based therapeutic/ applied behavior analysis goals developed by the clinicians and approved by the State in conjunction with the family when covering open shifts in the home.
Provides socialization opportunities within home and/or outside of home when appropriate.
Performs all necessary self-care tasks as needed by the individual supported.
Carries out specific tasks outlined in the approved HBTS -ABA plan.
Documents progress on required data sheets and progress notes which are made available to family and clinical consultant.
High school diploma or equivalent and minimum two years experience working successfully with children/adults in a special healthcare setting, or education setting or recreation setting. An associates or bachelors degree in an appropriate field of study area may be considered equivalent. Appropriate background investigation results and clearance from Department of Children Youth and Families. Able to work with minimal supervision. A bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, human services, special education or equivalent as well as significant experience with an individual child’s diagnoses is preferred. Must have current vehicle registration and valid State inspection, no prior accidents within one year and no history of driving under the influence.