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Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Macomb-Oakland Regional Center, Inc. Troy ,MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Summary

The primary purpose of this job is to provide assessment and analysis, treatment, training, monitoring and coordination of treatment plans and services to persons with a diagnosis of Autism. Therapeutic interventions focus on ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) to bring about meaningful and positive changes in behavior. Much of the work is done independently utilizing traditional applied behavioral analysis techniques. The position requires considerable knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory standards affecting the care and treatment of children and teens with Autism. In addition, the BCBA would be required to provide ongoing oversight of other employees as they pursue BCBA credentials. Regular consultation with families, school personnel, and administrative staff is required.

Responsibilities
•Performs assessment of functional ability regarding behavior and adaptive behavior
•Performs assessment of emotional and social needs
•Performs assessment of the physical and social environment
•Performs assessment of the relationships individuals have with their parents, siblings, caregivers, etc.
•Provides analysis of medication effects
•Provides analysis of vulnerabilities
•Provides evidence that the individual/family has had input in the assessment process
•Perform case history research
•Participates in the Person Centered Planning activities, when needed, to establish the Person Centered Plan and consult with the circle of supports on professional services
•Develops support plans (skill acquisition plans, preventative strategies, etc.) that facilitate: a feeling of being valued; the establishment of meaningful personal relationships; the ability to make meaningful choices based on life experiences; the acquisition of and the ability to practice new skills
•Provides support to direct caregivers in provision of the plan
•Provides referrals to community treatment services, Psychiatrist, and other support services
•Provide training to individuals, parents, care givers, peers, professionals, related to the support plan
•Maintain contact with parents and guardians of individuals
•Evaluates individual progress towards achieving goals as outlined in the support plan
•Develops the objective measure of progress such as charts, graphs, photos, journals, etc.
•Support plans to include measurable goals and objectives, are time limited and include methodologies
•Knowledge and implementation of company philosophy, standards of practice, rules, policies and laws related to the clinical supports provided to individuals serviced
•Advocate for individuals, the department and the company
•Time and attendance
•Timeliness of reports and reviews
•Has positive rapport with individuals and their families, guardians and advocates
•Ability to work with company staff and supervisor
•Effective implementation of agency, department, professional and ethical standards
•Self initiates professional development as it applies to their current position by attending seminars, workshops or other training events not required by the company
•Attends company and non-company sponsored training sessions in order to maintain employment and licensure
•Involved in agency or departmental committees
•Performs guest lectures at seminars and conferences
•Other duties as assigned

Requirements
•Possession of a minimum a master's degree that was conferred in behavior analysis or other natural science, education, human services, engineering, medicine or a field related to behavior analysis and approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
•Certified or licensed in the field of practice, as applicable
•Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
•2 years of experience as a BCBA in an organized mental health care organization or school setting, preferred
 

Company Description
MORC, Inc. is a human services organization that coordinates long-term supports for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and the elderly in Southeast Michigan. We coordinate primarily Medicaid funded services that give support in all areas of life including living arrangements, daily life skills, education, employment and community integration. The goal of our services is to empower people to maximize their potential. MORC serves over 6,000 individuals a year throughout our network.

Macomb-Oakland Regional Center, Inc.

MORC, Inc. is a human services organization that coordinates long-term supports for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and the elderly in Southeast Michigan. We coordinate primarily Medicaid funded services that give support in all areas of life including living arrangements, daily life skills, education, employment and community integration. The goal of our services is to empower people to maximize their potential. MORC serves over 6,000 individuals a year throughout our network.

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1800 West Big Beaver Road Suite 150
Troy, MI
USA

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