The Siskin Center for Developmental Pediatrics is seeking a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst to join our quickly growing ABA program. The BCBA will provide a range of applied behavior analytic (ABA) assessment and intervention services for children with autism spectrum disorder, and/or other related behavioral and developmental disabilities through direct service with patients, supervision of behavioral programming and implementation, as well as caregiver training and support within both home and clinic-based settings.
The BCBA will be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation, and oversight of behavioral programming to make progress towards patient-specific educational, adaptive living skills, and community participation goals. This will include functional behavioral assessments and related programming to decrease behavior that interfere with progress toward individualized goals. The BCBA will provide training and on-going supervision of Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) and coaching and training to caregivers in the home, community, and school settings. The BCBA will lead/attend meetings as it relates to the ABA program as well as collaborations with the larger clinical team to facilitate family-centered and exceptional, outcome-focused care for patients. The BCBA will assist in developing strategies for program growth, and is responsible for accurate documentation, reports, programming records and meeting targets for clinical productivity.
Required: Certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. A Master’s degree in special education, psychology, or related field, with specialized knowledge of behavioral health and evidence-based treatment approaches and professional practices.
Preferred: A minimum of three years of recent experience working with individuals who have autism spectrum disorders and their families. Experience in working with families within the context of an in-home setting.
- Knowledge of early childhood and autism assessment tools and procedures, and thorough knowledge of child development.
- Experience developing positive behavior support plans and programs.
- Knowledge of current methods and techniques of applied behavior analysis and discrete trial training.
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with patient, parents and professionals.
- Basic computer skills and be able to use all required software.
- Respect for cultural diversity and capability of adapting ABA procedures to that diversity.
- Provide ABA training for parent and other caregivers.
- Maintain 70-75% billable productivity.
LOCATIONS: Chattanooga, TN and Nashville, TN