Assistant Behavior Analyst - BCaBA
Benedictine Ridgely, MD
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
The Assistant Behavior Analyst will provide direct assistance to Senior Behavior Staff and Student Teams to ensure behavioral services are directed towards meaningful outcomes for individuals on their caseload. The Behavior Interventionist under the direction and supervision of Senior Behavior Staff including a BCBA will work towards providing training and support for students receiving special education services with a variety of challenging behavior.
Need more details? Here are the primary duties and responsibilities:
- Prepare and conduct systematic preference assessments to determine preference hierarchies for reinforcement of desired behaviors.
- Provide supervision to RBT staff in compliance with BACB requirements and experience standards.
- Conduct descriptive and systematic functional assessments using a variety of means, including student observations, staff interviews, as well as reliable and valid assessment tools when indicated.
- Assist with the development and implementation of behavior support plans using current and ethical practices of positive behavior support.
- Train and provide ongoing support to staff on the implementation of behavior support plans including modeling procedures, safe and appropriate responses to targeted behaviors, applying reinforcement behaviors, and accurate data collection.
- Monitor implementation of behavior plans through direct observations, staff fidelity checks, and group/individual staff meetings.
- Work as part of the interdisciplinary team to provide quality care for students including providing follow-up strategies and techniques to assist with behavior planning.
- Monitor and analyze behavior data in order to recommend or make adjustments/modifications to students’ programming.
- Seek the consultation of Senior Staff including BCBA when necessary.
- Train, develop and assist with department-based professional in-services and training needs.
- Assist with BIP refreshers and create BIP cheat sheets as needed.
Sound like the job for you? Here are the requirements you must meet:
- BCaBA Certification, required
- Bachelor’s Degree in in Applied Behavior Science, Psychology, Special Education or a related field, required.
- Must be willing to receive, successfully complete and maintain annual Safety-Care Trainer™ Certifications.
- Must have strong behavioral background, especially dealing with intense behavioral and cognitive needs.
- Five years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities, and autism required.
- Must be dependable, detail-oriented, team player with strong interpersonal skills.
- Must be able to handle inquiries in a confidential manner.
- Must be a minimum of 21 years old
And very importantly...
- Must be a strong advocate of the Benedictine mission to help children and adults with developmental disabilities achieve their greatest potential, and be motivated to contribute to the mission with pride and integrity.
Benedictine is an EOE.
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