Under supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, the Assistant Behavior Analyst will support the implementation of behavior support plans, attend meetings, and provide technical assistance with behavioral issues as needed. The position requires proficiency with the delivery of behavior analytic and/or therapeutic services and supports to individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities within their natural environments. Must be able to effectively collaborate and communicate with administrative and clinical staff, the residential program, and participating providers/organizations. Maintains compliance with Department of Developmental Services (DDS) regulations, and will support/train staff as needed.
***$2500 Sign-On Bonus
Provides and/or supports the delivery of a continuum of comprehensive behavior analytic services and supports to individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities within their natural environments (at varying levels of intensity as per DDS regulations).
Develops and maintains supporting working relationships with the individual’s families/guardians.
Conduct functional behavior assessments and/or skill acquisition assessments.
Implements and monitors behavioral interventions designed by supervising behavior analyst/licensed clinician to reduce challenging behavior or to promote acquisition of replacement skills. May also design behavioral interventions in familiar cases (e.g., similar to those encountered during training).
Provides staff/caregiver training, coaching, and on-site technical assistance in order to ensure accurate behavior support plan implementation.
Provides on-site oversight of behavior support plan implementation on a regular basis (minimum of monthly visits).
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in psychology, behavior analysis, special education, or a related field. BCaBA required.
Supervised training and experience delivering comprehensive behavior analytic services and supports to individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities within their natural environments, including conducting functional behavior assessments and designing/implementing/monitoring behavior support plans. Experience implementing positive behavior support strategies and/or verbal behavior assessment and intervention preferred.
Demonstrated skills in a variety of observation and data collection techniques; behavior analytic assessment and intervention techniques; proficiency with competency-based training and monitoring.
Knowledge of human development, learning, behavior analysis, positive behavior support, collaborative consultation, and abnormal psychology.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to adjust to different environments.
Valid driver’s license, ability to drive, and means of consistent transportation.
Travel to other cities and towns may be required.